You must familiar with Amy Sinibaldi from Nana Company  She made me this beautiful pocket mail. And lovely tea mat too! I couldn’t help myself making it right away. With her work next me, I tried my best to come up the closest result. Patchwork was not my kind of work before, but I am enjoying now!     And I realized that having a good friend is truly a treasure. I hope you are well there with your good friends. xoxo Minki      Read More →

    I’m so thrilled to be a part of Erin’s blog hop for her charming new book Sweet Tweets. It was hard to choose which project to make, but I finally settled on the Rainy Day Bird Coaster. I love Erin’s style because it is so similiar to my own Sewing Illustration technique. Her simple, large motifs really make it easy for anyone to make these projects.       Because you always want two coasters when you are having a friend over for coffee, of course I couldn’t make just one. The first one I made I followed her design almost exactly (except I substituted laceRead More →

Finished size: letter size Pattern download: Sewingillustration.com Lecien Aurifil Warm quilt batting             How to make: 1.Transfer the illustration on the cotton using erasable pen. 2.Cut out fabric scraps as desired shape. If it’s hard to cut, use the printed pattern as a template. With washable glue stick or fabric glue stick, attach on the prepared cotton. 3.Set your sewing machine as the picture. attach applique foot. 4.Put quilt batting on the wrong side of the cotton. Sew all the fabric pieces using bright color thread, 1-2mm inside the fabric. If you worry about fraying, use fusible interfacing. For me,Read More →

  Finished size: 6″ x 6″ x 4″ PDF Pattern download: sewingillustration.com (Pattern contains diagram, measurement, Camera illustration) Lecein, Flower Sugar Maison Aurifil thread 40wt for Camera Sewing illustration, 50wt for basic sewing Warm quilt batting Natural Linen: JoAnn cotton ribbon: imported from Korea                         How to make:     Iron fusible interfacing   *if you don’t have 12″ zipper like me, attach the same fabric both ends.   Sew zipper After attach the zipper, sew 1/8″ from the zipper, both side. (optional)         For the lining, you can iron fusible interfacingRead More →

Printable PDF pattern download: SewingIllustration.com Step by step photo tutorial: Tea time table mat Lecien Flower Sugar, Retro30’s Child Smile Aurifil, 40wt, 50wt Warm quilt batting              Read More →

          finished size: 17inch x 17inch Printable pattern download(contains 9pages of patterns) : Sewingillustration.com Lecein, Flower Sugar Aurifil, 12wt, 50wt Warm quilt batting                  Read More →

        Lecien, Flower Sugar Moda fabric Aurifil thread 40wt, 50wt Warm quilt batting   Printable PDF pattern download(contains 8pages of pattern): SewingIllustration.com   How to:   1.Trace the pattern on desired cotton print and cut.   2.Attach on the white T-shirt using glue stick   3.Sew the mat as picture.   4.Arrange the teacup, a saucer, coffee, foam and a spoon as the pattern and attach on the mat using glue stick.   5.Sew the outline 2-3times using dark brown color thread, leave 1-2mm edge.   6.machine quilt and add binding.   7.hand stitch around the teacup using 2 strands of pinkRead More →