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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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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

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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

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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

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How to Sew Clamshells Using the EPP (English Paper Piecing) Method

Clamshell EPP - A Tutorial Who else loves the look of clamshells, but has no idea how to sew them or where to start? Maybe you’ve seen them done with needle turn appliqué, but that’s really not your thing. Well that’s ok because its not mine either. In this tutorial I’m going to show you… Continue reading How to Sew Clamshells Using the EPP (English Paper Piecing) Method

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Journal Pen Holder

Journal Pen Holder Tutorial Who else hates it when they pick up their journal or notebook and then can’t find a pen? I feel like this is me everyday. I don’t keep a journal, but I do have a trusty notebook that I keep where I plan all my sewing project and take notes for… Continue reading Journal Pen Holder

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Liberty Elastic Bookmark

Elastic Bookmark Tutorial Who else loves scrap sewing!? I Know I do. So, when I saw the Ava_and_Neve Liberty scrap challenge on Instagram. I racked my brain for ideas on how to use up a few precious scraps of liberty Betsy print I had. Then I remembered how nuts it drives me when my bookmark… Continue reading Liberty Elastic Bookmark

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Chain of Hearts Mug Cosy

Mug Cosy Tutorial In the spirit of Valentine's day this year and all things hearts, I decided to do some cute heart sewing to share with you all! Valentine's day is a Holiday of love and it’s nice to share the love with everyone! Family and friends included! So here’s a cute pattern for a… Continue reading Chain of Hearts Mug Cosy

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Sugar & Spice Selvedge Bookmark Tutorial

Selvedge Bookmark Tutorial Who else loves selvedges?! They are like a little piece of hidden treasure on the edge of every piece of fabric. Some have the sweetest and most adorable colour code pictures, as well as fancy writing telling us all about the fabric line and what designer has made it. many of you… Continue reading Sugar & Spice Selvedge Bookmark Tutorial

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Pretty Fabric Postage Stamps

Fabric Postage Stamp Tutorial Just recently I’ve done a sew along over on Instagram by Sunny Day Supply Company. The #sunnystockingsal where you can make a darling patchwork Christmas stocking. All the details are over at the Sunny Day Supply blog and I think it would have to be one of my favourite sew alongs… Continue reading Pretty Fabric Postage Stamps