baby bibs · handmade gifts · pretty patchwork · sewing for baby

Sweet Handmade Gifts

Every year we have Christmas in July (June this year, since im expecting my second baby soon) with my husband’s family, so it’s the perfect opportunity to make sweet handmade gifts especially for the little ones. Usually there’s a new addition to the family so I find myself making quilts and other handmade goodies for… Continue reading Sweet Handmade Gifts

handmade gifts · mini quilt · Tutorials

Quilt As You Go Mug Rug

Quilt As You Go Mug Rug Tutorial This quilt as you go mug rug is a great way to use up fabric scraps while making something useful in the process. Mug rugs make quick sweet gifts and are a great way to protect your furniture, while enjoying a sweet cup of tea or coffee and… Continue reading Quilt As You Go Mug Rug

PDF patterns · pretty patchwork · Sew Along

For The Love Of Strawberries

Every year over on Instagram Amber Leigh hosts a sew-a-long/swap called the Strawberry Lovers Party, because who doesn't want to celebrate everything about those sweet little red fruits. I'm not sure what it is about us sewing nuts but we seem to go mad about the berries. This year I made a couple of strawberry… Continue reading For The Love Of Strawberries

english paper piecing · pretty patchwork

Tiny Hexies & A Sweet Pouch

After telling myself I’d never sew with hexies (EPP Hexagons) so small, I found myself diving into the world of ½” hexies a couple of weeks ago and let’s just say I love them.  I’ve been inspired to use my overflowing basket of fabric scraps and when I say fabric scraps, I mean even those… Continue reading Tiny Hexies & A Sweet Pouch

handmade gifts · PDF patterns

Rainbow Patch Vinyl Pouch- A New Pattern

Who else loves Vinyl and rainbow Patchwork? If you do your going to love my latest Pattern, The Rainbow Patch Vinyl Pouch. I love making sweet pouches, they’re such a quick and satisfying make and useful at the same time. Great for a quick fix between larger quilting projects or maybe you just love sewing… Continue reading Rainbow Patch Vinyl Pouch- A New Pattern

drawstring pouch · english paper piecing · Tutorials

How To Sew Apple Cores Using My EPP Method

Apple Core EPP 101-Tutorial It’s no secret that two of my most favourite EPP (English paper piecing) shapes are the clamshell and the apple core. Both involve sewing curves and both involve using two different methods. If you’ve always wanted to give apple cores a go but have no idea how to tackle those curves,… Continue reading How To Sew Apple Cores Using My EPP Method

applique · handmade gifts · PDF patterns · Tutorials

Strawberry Button Appliqué Tutorial

Here is a quick tutorial on how to get started on a strawberry and apple button appliqué like I used to make my strawberry and apple pouches. Strawberry Button Appliqué Tutorial Supplies The strawberry and apple appliqué templates which you can find in my Etsy StoreLots of different buttons of the same colour. I used… Continue reading Strawberry Button Appliqué Tutorial

english paper piecing · hand quilting · PDF patterns

Patchwork Clamshell Zipper Pouch- Pattern Revamp

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I just wanted to let you know I have Re-vamped my very first pattern I released on Etsy, the Patchwork Clamshell Zipper Pouch. This Pattern is extra special to me as it is the first one, I ever released. But after looking over it compared to my more recent patterns,… Continue reading Patchwork Clamshell Zipper Pouch- Pattern Revamp

baby bibs · drawstring pouch · Easter sewing · handmade gifts · PDF patterns · sewing for baby

Strawberry Treat Bags

I love making little drawstring bags. I’ve had this idea for strawberry treat bags for a while and I knew Easter would be the perfect time to finally design and release this pattern. After all, who doesn’t love fluffy bunnies, cute chicken and of course some strawberries treat bags thrown in the mix. These sweet… Continue reading Strawberry Treat Bags

handmade gifts · PDF patterns

The Itty Bitty Needlebook

Welcome to 2021 here at Ma & Me Designs. I’m a little excited about the year ahead, and I have plenty of new and fresh ideas I hope can make their way into patterns to share with you.  Starting with my newest pattern the ‘Itty Bitty Needlebook’. This little pattern came to me as I… Continue reading The Itty Bitty Needlebook