Raw Edge Appliqué- Don’t Fear the Fray

Raw Edge Appliqué, is a fun technique I keep coming back to because I love it so much. It’s a simple, quick and easy-to-grasp technique that gives amazing results. Raw edge appliqué is simply the process of making patterns or pictures with fabric. Fabric shapes are layered on top of a background/base fabric to createContinue reading “Raw Edge Appliqué- Don’t Fear the Fray”

Pencil Bookmark

I love back-to-school time. My children aren’t even school-aged yet, but I can still remember the magic from my childhood and I still enjoy it until this day. The aisles of notebooks, folders, pens, pencils, glue sticks and everything in between. A couple of patterns I’ve been working on at the moment have me onContinue reading “Pencil Bookmark”

The Pixie Pencil Pouch

If you’re a sucker for all things sweet and cute, look the other way or scroll as fast as you can. This is my latest pattern the Pixie Pencil Pouch. Pixie because it’s small and sweet, something like the Pixies would have made and the Pencil Pouch part just has a nice ring to it.Continue reading “The Pixie Pencil Pouch”

Sweet Iced Donuts

It’s no secret I love a good simple appliqué pattern. Something that can add a little extra lift to a project and customise it in so many ways without any hard-to-grasp techniques or too many fancy fabrics. It was one of the first ever sewing ventures I tried and fell in love with. I loveContinue reading “Sweet Iced Donuts”

Happy Scrappy Coasters

If you’ve been following my Instagram account, last month you will see I started a #scrapbasketchallenge as my scrap basket is stuffed to the max and overflowing. So, I decided to give her some breathing room, every month I plan to challenge myself to make one project entirely from my scraps.  Last month I sharedContinue reading “Happy Scrappy Coasters”

The Patchwork Snap Pouch

I love pouches and they are a go to make. I never get sick of sewing them, they’re fun, can be customised in so many ways, and not to mention are super useful too and make the best gifts. Pouches are something everyone of all ages can use one way or another and for manyContinue reading “The Patchwork Snap Pouch”

Welcome to 2022!

Hello everyone and welcome to 2022 at Ma & Me Designs! I hope you all had a happy and restful Christmas and new year.   My year here has been off to a slower start than I planned, but I’ve still managed to squeeze in some sewing time of course. Including this toy train storageContinue reading “Welcome to 2022!”

Apple Patch Mug Rug + FREE Printable

Who loves apples!? If you do your going to love my new pattern, the Apple patch Mug Rug. Apple because, well, its an apple and patch because it involves cute scrappy patchwork. For those of you who don’t know what a mug rug is, its this great little snack mat that’s bigger than a coasterContinue reading “Apple Patch Mug Rug + FREE Printable”

The Strawberry Coin Purse

I have been so busy lately with most of my time taken up with caring for a newborn and a toddler, among many other things, that I almost forgot to tell you about my latest pattern over on Esty, the Strawberry Coin Purse. Juggling everything lately feels a bit like a marathon, but I’m hangingContinue reading “The Strawberry Coin Purse”

A New Addition To The Family & A New Pattern

It’s been a bit quiet here lately, but that’s because we welcomed the newest addition to our family, a baby girl just two weeks ago. Claire Edith is her name, and we are all smitten, including her big brother. I have been enjoying lots of new-born cuddles and haven’t exactly found the time to doContinue reading “A New Addition To The Family & A New Pattern”