Lecien:  1000Color Collection, L’s Mordern 2015 Spring, Retro 30’s Aurifil: Dark brown 40wt, Ivory 12wt Warm quilt batting DMC embroidery thread Sewing machine: Brother with Applique foot            Read More →

        Beautiful Friday morning here. I hope you are enjoying the last two months of the year wherever you are. I want to share my tea mat idea today. I have made over hundreds of tea mats or mug rugs so far but still love making this little project.     First draw a simple cupcake shape on the paper and trace it on the fabric you like. Cut out each fabric pieces by hand.     finished size is 8inch x 5 1/2inch. cotton: 3inch x 5 1/2 inch (+seam) , linen: 5inch x 5 1/2inch(+seam) ,  back fabric 8inch xRead More →

We are all of us stars and we deserve to twinkle. -Marilyn Monroe-               *finished size is 8.5inch x 6inch, all seams are 1/4inches. Step1. Gather your fabric scraps and put batting under neath the fabrics.   Step2. With your sewing machine, sew all the fabrics together. Do it multiple times so fabric can stay together.   Step3.Write your favorite message with erasable  pen or Sharpie on the fabric.   Step4.Trace your messages with your sewing machine.   Step5. After finishing all the process, flip it over, close the opening by hand sewing. Decorate as your heart may desire.Read More →