I made this kid's art portfolio for my nephew several month's ago now, but I couldn't post about it because it was for his birthday that just happened last week! I made his art portfolio from some large fabric samples, some offcuts of Thomas the Tank Engine fabric and some … [Read more...] about Kid’s Art Portfolio from Fabric Samples & Scraps
I finished my third ever quilt this week! It's another scrappy improv quilt much like my first one - except bigger! I got the idea for it when I was learning how to bind my first quilt. I was learning the technique where you join two strips of binding by sewing them right … [Read more...] about A Scrappy Quilt with Scrappy Binding (& even Scrappy Quilting!)!
I finished my Learner's Quilt! Hurray! If you missed Part 1 of my learning to quilt journey you can find it here. This is my second ever quilt. I've been calling it my 'learner's quilt'. It is essentially a sampler quilt but as I've been learning to quilt I've just been … [Read more...] about Learning to Quilt: ‘Learner’s Quilt’ Sampler Part 2
So you all know I have been learning to quilt. As part of that I decided I wanted a small project that I could finish quickly and feel a sense of accomplishment about. So I decided to try a mug rug (some people call them mug mats). Which - if you've never heard of them - … [Read more...] about How to Hang a Mug Rug (after you’ve made it!)
I've recently become an Auntie again! As a gift I decided I would make my new niece a fabric Baby Colour Book. I know how much my kids like cloth books and I thought if I quilted the pages there would be a textural sensory element to the gift as well. Improv … [Read more...] about Baby Colour Book from Scraps