I think I told you that my very first quilt lesson was almost 15 years ago at my local quilt shop. I learned how to make a four patch, how to hide a knot and how to make heart applique all by hand sewing. For about two months, I have made small zakka style handmade projects so I didn’t even go close to bigger sized quilts  that I see every day on social media now. I have got to know about actual quilt through my quilty friend Kristin down the street not that long ago. I loved how her old quilts layed in a bigRead More →

I received this beautiful book by Simone Gooding from Tuva Publishing weeks ago. This book was love at first sight before I even started reading! Little Traveller is full of amazing detailed projects. I mean it. And you would stop and pause on each page because all the little attention to detail is pleasing by looking at. I have to tell you though, if you are a first time doll maker, it would bet a little hard to follow the steps. Hand-drawn instructions are good for a experienced doll maker, like me 😉 But don’t be scared because everybody is a beginner at any newRead More →

I have enjoyed making all kinds of round shaped bags lately. After making countless bags and pouches, I wanted to try something NOT square or rectangle. This is how I came up with this Rollcake bag and I am very excited about it. My daughter Claire said it looked like a cake so I named it “Rollcake bag”. I would like to make more bags with different fabric combinations. My Rollcake bag pattern is on my patternshop SewingIllustration.com.         Sources: Liberty fabric from Ava and Neve Fusible fleece from Dailylike Canada Strapping for handle from ByAnnie.com      Read More →

  Hello friends, I made this quick lunch bag last night. Super easy tutorial will be shown soon so please keep watching my feed!   Sunnyside Ave collection by Amy Smart for Riley Blake was my inspiration. What will you make when you have apples and ginghams and daisies? Picnic and picnic and more pickic for me. haha You can order cutom engraved leather tags here. I used Insul-Bright for the batting. I met my Riley Blake team at QuiltCon last week. Meeting and hugging friends that you only knew through online or emails feels so great! From left: Amy Smart, Cindy Cloward, me andRead More →