Today my pincushion tutorial is up on We All Sew, Bernina blog. My very first attempt for this stuffed mini cushion was almost 4 years ago. I wanted to use a basket full of pretty fabric scraps and my sewing illustration technique. So I started to draw little images I could think of on the linen pieces…… Find more story and you can download my free pincushions pattern as well. I hope you enjoy reading my pincushion story.   Minki xxRead 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 ┬áthis 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 →

Hello April, I am happy to see you! Haute Handbags magazine, Spring issue is out today and my Hot air balloon pouch is inside.     I had fun playing with my new leather tag this morning. I wish I had it before so it could be featured in the magazine. ­čśë     ┬áNew HANDMADE ┬áleather tags are available to order at SewingIllustration.com.   “Sweet April showers do spring May flowers.”   Minki xxRead More →

            Last night I stayed up late to finish this card. I have been sewing on paper many times before but I particularly like this version. Practice is always the answer. ­čÖé           Step1. Play with your watercolor and make your own background.   Step2. Cut out fabric scraps to make a girl image. If you are satisfied with your picture, glue the fabric on the paper.   Step3. Sew outline with your sewing machine. ┬áDon’t worry if you make a mistake. Just cut the thread and try again. Good watercolor paper can hold several timesRead More →