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

christmas sewing · PDF patterns

A Chubby Christmas Stocking

It’s hard to believe it’s Mid December already, and only 10 days until christmas. It’s been a crazy year and I’ve already been late introducing my newest pattern by a few weeks. I released this sweet little patchwork christmas stocking back at the start of November, when I was full of christmas sewing ideas and… Continue reading A Chubby Christmas Stocking

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

english paper piecing · Tutorials

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

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