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”

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”

How To Install Plastic Fasteners-KAM Snap Tutorial

KAM snaps or plastic fasteners are this great invention that make the perfect alternative to buttons. Not only are they bright, colourful and fun. They are quick and easy to install once you have the technique down pat. They require no sewing, no complicated buttonholes and can be installed in less than 1 minute forContinue reading “How To Install Plastic Fasteners-KAM Snap Tutorial”

Quilt As You Go Mug Rug

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 a treat or two. The technique usedContinue reading “Quilt As You Go Mug Rug”

Clamshell Mug Rug

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 a little cup ofContinue reading “Clamshell Mug Rug”

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

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 how to sew perfect clamshellsContinue reading “How to Sew Clamshells Using the EPP (English Paper Piecing) Method”

Journal Pen Holder

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 patterns. So I decidedContinue reading “Journal Pen Holder”

Liberty Elastic Bookmark

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 is always slippingContinue reading “Liberty Elastic Bookmark”

Pretty Fabric Postage Stamps

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 held every year. IContinue reading “Pretty Fabric Postage Stamps”