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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

english paper piecing · hand quilting · handmade gifts · mini quilt · Tutorials

Clamshell Mug Rug

Clamshell Mug Rug Tutorial Here’s a quick tutorial for the clamshell mug rug I made that I shared over on Instagram. For those of you who don’t know what a mug rug is it’s a like a mini quit that’s bigger than a coaster and smaller than a place mat. It’s big enough to fit… Continue reading Clamshell Mug Rug

drawstring pouch · handmade gifts · Sew Along

A Quick Catch Up

I’ve been forgetting to share my makes here on the blog, instead I’ve just been flooding everyone’s Instagram feed. So, here’s a quick catch up with lots of photos of things I’ve been making lately, but forgot to share here. A little 9 patch mug rug because I wanted to sew some pretty fabric into a… Continue reading A Quick Catch Up

drawstring pouch · hand quilting · handmade gifts

Happy Mail & a Chicken Bag

Happy Mail is always such a treat. I’ve been eyeing some of these prints for a while now and finally found them to add to my ever growing stash. These fat quarters are all the way from the UK and with the snail mail postal rates at the moment, I feel like I’ve been waiting… Continue reading Happy Mail & a Chicken Bag

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Toddler Pocket Bib Pattern

I’m here to share with you my latest pattern you can find over on Etsy, the Toddler Pocket Bib. This bib pattern came about because as every mum of toddlers would know, it's hard to find large bibs with good coverage for little ones, especially ones that are long enough.  This pattern solved all my… Continue reading Toddler Pocket Bib Pattern