Love Patchwork & Quilting issue44 is published and inside you can find my feature.   *Used with the permission from Love Patchwork and Quilting. All right reserved. One day I was thinking why don’t I stitch all my pincushion patterns on one big square of linen instead of cutting out into pieces? Without knowing what to do next, I just started. And then the pillow idea came up later. Liberty bundle from Westwood Acres Fabric   I thought I could take better shots again but this is the only picture I took and the pillow is gone to someone special. Well, my lesson is thatRead More →

When I was my girl’s age, I learned how to ride two wheel bicycle by myself; many times of falling was the key. My friend let me ride her dad’s big bicycle that’s taller than me. I learned how to get on the bicycle but didn’t learn how to get down!! After enjoying that thrilling moment; I could ride a bicycle!!, I didn’t know how to get down from that big vehicle. I drove it to the grass area and fell with a crash. Not only because of that childhood memory, I have always enjoyed drawing bicycles. My very first sewing illustration Bicycle Hoop¬†(2014) wasRead 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 →

I have always wanted to have one of those pretty hexie pillows or colorful crochet blankets. Sometimes you desperately want something but aren’t sure you can tackle the project. Making my own hexagon pillows is like this for me. When I found this hexie cheater print, sewing a pillow was the first thing that came to mind! I would like to share how I succeeded in making my dream hexie pillow in one day. I hope you like it. …… Check out the instructions with step photos here at WeAllSew blog from BERNINA.   fabric: ¬†Hexagon print by Yuwa from WestWoodAcres fabric. binding: Memoire ARead More →