You can find my Happy Sewing pattern on my shop Sewingillustration.com The fabric used: my latest fabric line Someday collection for Riley Blake Designs  Threads: Aurifil 40wt dark brown for sewing illustration and Aurifloss for hand embroidery.      Read More →

Love Patchwork and Quilting magazine issue 47 is out in UK and available to digital download today. My sew illustrated Hexie Quilt is inside.   photo by Love Patchwork and Quilting   My sewing themed illustrations are inside of the magazine.   You need these many hexies to make the mini quilt.   And do you remember my old sew-illustrated hexies?   I made  this mini quilt first and then sewing themed one later for LP&Q. I was inspired by Nicole’s modern hexies.   Fabric and Notions used: Lecien fabrics Aurifil 28wt dark thread, 50wt neutral thread Warm & White batting    Read More →

Love Patchwor & Quilting magazine Issue 40 is out and my MERRY AND BRIGHT mini is inside.   You can get a sneak peek of Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine at ISSUU. Download your templates for issue 40 of Love Patchwork & Quilting here!   My Be Merry card was my inspiration. You can check how I made this card here.  Read More →

ISSUU Digital Catalogue: Fall Market 2016 is out from Lecien Fabrics. In this issue, you can see new fall collections with inspiring projects, including my baby quilt!   I enlarged (by 200%) the Vignette pattern from my book Sew Illustrated; 35 Charming Fabric & thread Designs (co-authored with Kristin Esser). It’s now one of best sellers from C&T Publishing. *Thank you! thank you!*       I used Flower Sugar Paisley Wind collection by Lecien Fabrics.   Sew Illustrated Sew Along 2nd round is going on now. Check out #sewillustratedSAL at Instagram and enter your project too. Michell’s Vignette   Jitka’s Vignette   xx MinkiRead More →

Welcome to my stop on Amy Sinibaldi’s Playground Showcase! Playground is Amy Sinibaldi’s latest line for Art Gallery Fabrics I had a chance to play with her latest line this spring and I have been smitten ever since. I looked forward for moment to arrive and I already knew that I would have so much fun playing with this sweet and whimsical line!   First I called my sewing friend Kristin down the street and asked if she want to play with me. Because it’s Playground where you play tag, hopscotch and sewing with your friends.   When I first saw this print, I wantedRead More →

“Want to play with Heartland collection?” I got a very sweet email from Art Gallery Fabric. I had no idea what to do with these modern and stylish fabric but I said yes, anyway.   After countless cups of coffee and chocolate covered cookies, I came up with this mini quilt idea. I wasn’t sure if I am going to the right direction since my work so far were mostly a generous amount of space for my signature sewing illustration. I hardly could squeeze in my drawing anywhere! So I finished as it is and still doubt until……   My 10 year daughter Chloe wasRead More →

My Christmas Wall Pocket will be featured in Sewing World magazine November issue. You will find instructions with step photos in the article a couple of months later. 🙂 I used Flower Sugar Holiday collection by Lecien Fabrics. Fat Quarter Shop carries this collection. I machine stitched the phrase using Aurifil 12wt thread.            Read More →

*Pattern available to purchase: Sewingillustration.com As a Bernina Embassador, I created another video tutorial for Bernina, We All Sew blog. To find out how I drew this strawberry wreath with my sewing machine, please check  out EMBELLISHING WITH FREE-MOTION AND APPLIQUE article at WeAllSew blog.         Here’s other version of my Shine Today mini quilt.        Read More →

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 →

          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 →

  Finished size: 15 1/2″ x 14 1/2″ Patch works: Lecien Retro 30’s 100% natural linen: JoAnn.com Sewing Illustration thread: Aurifil Binding: Penney Rose Fabrics, Paper doll bakery Hand quilting: Cosmo Metallic Hand Embroidery Thread Wash-Away Stitch Stabilizer paper: C&T Publishing   With sewing machiner or by hand, stitch kids’ name on the linen for the charm. and hide wonky quilting. 😉             DOWNLOAD Pattern: SewingIllustration.com   Print out the image on WASH-AWAY STABILIZER PAPER Cut out cotton print scraps as the shape of dress, doll banket, hair pin, ice cream. Apply on the prepared linen using a fabric glue orRead More →

finished size: 16inch x 13inch sources: Lecien L’s Modern basics : Lecien Fabrics Lecien Old new fabric collection 30’s natural linen: JoAnn thread: Aurifil 50weight, 40weight                        Read More →

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