Yay, it’s February!! To celebrate the brand new month and new start, I want to give you a FREE pattern. Go to my pattern shop Sewingillustration.com and you can download it immediately. I have been giving bookmarks to teachers on Valentine’s day and it always makes the best gift. I hope you enjoy making one of a kind bookmark today. Check my tutorial post here.   It was great to see you today and oh, I am enjoying reading your comments on Happy Flower Quilts book giveaway.  Don’t miss the chance to win a copy by simply leave a comment.   Minki xxRead More →

7 o’clock in the morning my Chloe’s friend knocked the door to go to school together. They sat on the dining table and chatted about the school, teachers, bugging boys and sort of 10 year old stuff. “My first grade teacher hated me. She didn’t even let me go pee.” “My first grade teacher liked me and my second grade teacher loved me and……” They were cute and I got to know that she was loved by all the teachers in her 6 years of school life.   Then I had an idea to show my gratitude for her teacher; making one of kind bookmarks!Read More →

            6 deisigns of pintable PDF pattern download: SewingIllustration.com Aurifil thread 50wt(beige), 40wt(black)   My 5 years old Claire started Kindergarten. Every morning at 8:15 we leave home to school. I stay until kids stand in a line and blow kisses and bye. Some kids are laughing and playing and some kids are holding mama’s skirt and crying. I see those faces every morning and they are my inspirations. I say bye to my girl and start enjoying 6 hours of kids free house. How luck I am! *wink* I hope you could find your little one’s face here.  Read More →

I love to draw with my sewing machine and I named my work, Sewing Illustration. If you are a sewer, why don’t you try to draw simple design such as a yellow boat 🙂 “with a sewing machine?!?!”It is not that difficult as it seems to be, actually it is kind of addictive.Once you try, you would find yourself enjoying this new way of machine embroidery art. That was how I started in the beginning and I want to keep doing this for rest of my life.   1.Cut the fabric in 2 pieces of a long rectangular shape. (I used 3x5inch size white linen)Read More →