When my father visited me from Korea three years ago. Claire was 3 years old and she called grandpa “Best friend”. I am glad that I have captured that day with my sewing machine. I hurried to finish this drawing to put in his suitcase before he leave. Now I have better machine, better threads and better everything but he is 10 hours flight away. Now my Claire has so many other besties.          Read More →

  Zakka Projects from Minki Kim and Kristin Esser by Lynn Koolish (Developmental Editor of C&T Publishing) Sew Illustrated – 35 Charming Fabric & Thread Designs by Minki Kim and Kristin Esser is so zakka. With projects for The Table, The Crafter, Every Day, Every Occasion, and Home, it fits the definition perfectly. The projects are small and guaranteed to make you smile. You can stitch the adorable motifs by hand or by machine, and you can add bits of fabric to make them come to life.  read more   Also available at Fat Quarter Shop    Read More →

2016. 6. 20. Monday   2016. 6. 21. Tuesday   2016. 6. 22. Wednesday   2016. 6. 23. Thurdsay   2016. 6. 24. Friday   2016. 6. 25. Saturday   2016. 6. 26. Sunday      Read More →

I finally meet my book, <Sew illustrated, 35 Charming Fabric & Thread Designs> today. It’s the most beautiful book I have ever seen! 🙂 I am so proud to introduce my book to you. A year of teamwork turned out a work of art. This has truly been a remarkable year for us and I have been abundantly blessed to work with my co-author, Kristin Esser , the great editor, Lynn Koolish and C&T Publishing team. And thanks to Page + Pixel for the book design. I truly love what I do and I am so thankful to have had the opportunity to turn myRead More →

Congratulations! The winner is Debby Couey!! Debby, please email me (zeriano@naver.com) your mailing address. Fat Quarter Shop will send you these Tapestry FQ bundle to your door.   Thank you everyone for joining this fun giveaway. I will get back to you with more playful giveaway soon again.   xx Minki  Read More →

    Binding: Memorie A Paris from Ministry of Fabric Printed Label from Worldwide Label Store An English Garden, a collection of Cheery Liberty Lodon Tana Lawns from Westwood Acres Fabrics. Check out their Liberty Monthly Club   This video shows you how I drew a tree onto the fabric and turn it into a beautiful pillow in one day! I mean, you have to skip a lunch and with no coffee break. 😉   Thanks for stopping by and all the encouraging comments. Don’t forget to leave a comment down below, A FB bundle Giveaway post and win!   xx MinkiRead More →

    August is just around the corner and I would like to celebrate the release of my book SEW ILLUSTRATED, 35 Charming Fabric & Thread Designs in advance. Here is a sneak peek of the Table of Contents: -Projects for the table -Projects for the crafter -Projects for  every day -Bags for every occasion -Art for your home   To enter the Giveaway, tell us which chapter would you flip to first?              You could win this  Summer Garden Tapestry Fat Quarter bundle by Sharon Holland for Art Gallery Fabrics!   Leave a comment and win! This giveaway isRead More →

You can purchase digital issue here: https://www.zinio.com/www/browse/product.jsp?productId=500634623#/   My Picture Perfect shoulder bag was featured. It has the instructions with step by step photos and the patterns.     Sewing illustration using assorted color of Aurifil threads. I got many questions about the font my sewing machine has. The truth is, they are all my hand writings and I just stitch very slowly and carefully. 🙂 Check out my YouTube tutorial: Minki Kim       Thanks for stopping by. xx Minki        Read More →

Finished size: 5″ wide x 5″ tall x 3.5″ deep Pattern available at Sewingillustration.com         Memorie A Paris collection by Lecien Fabric from Ministry of Fabric.    Read More →

It’s the last day of school. I made a wall pocket using Claire’s drawing for her teacher, Mrs.R. Claire drew little pictures for each pocket. We are glad that we can visit her in Room.3 any time and say hi.     Sevenberry  Fabric and Japanese yarndye fabric from Ministry of Fabric        Read More →

I have always wanted to have one of those pretty hexie pillows or colorful crochet blankets. Sometimes you desperately want something but aren’t sure you can tackle the project. Making my own hexagon pillows is like this for me. When I found this hexie cheater print, sewing a pillow was the first thing that came to mind! I would like to share how I succeeded in making my dream hexie pillow in one day. I hope you like it. …… Check out the instructions with step photos here at WeAllSew blog from BERNINA.   fabric:  Hexagon print by Yuwa from WestWoodAcres fabric. binding: Memoire ARead More →

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