This latest quilt I've finished is a disappearing 9 patch quilt. My first time doing this and apart from following the tutorial below for how to do a disappearing 9 patch I didn't have a pattern for the rest of it. So what else am I going to do but go scrappy with it? … [Read more...] about Scrappy Disappearing 9 Patch Quilt
One way I like to cut down on my growing scrap fabric pile is by making what I call my scrappy quilt squares. At the end of an evening, when I'm too tired to work properly on whatever my main sewing project is, I make a couple of scrap fabric improv quilt squares to wind … [Read more...] about Scrappy Improv Quilt Squares
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!)