How to Make a Pocket Tissue Pack Cover: A Tutorial These pocket tissue pack covers are handy to have. They save your tissues from getting tatty and shredded in your pocket or bag, and they make nice gifts. They’re quick and easy to make. So let’s get started... Here’s what you’ll need: Quilting-weight cotton fabric… Continue reading How to Make a Pocket Tissue Pack Cover: A Tutorial
I love the "Dreamin' Vintage" fabrics by Jeni Baker for Art Gallery Fabrics. They were inspired by bed linens from the 1950s and 60s. Last week I had fun using them again to make this zipper bag, coffee cozy, and pocket tissue pack cover for a birthday gift. ZIPPER BAG: The bag measures 9 x… Continue reading “Dreamin’ Vintage” Zipper Bag, Coffee Cozy, and Pocket Tissue Pack Cover
I haven't posted any new quilts on here for a while; life has been just a little bit busy. I started this strip quilt around Christmas and finished it up recently. I didn't use a pattern but just made a rough sketch of what I wanted, first deciding the finished size of the quilt,… Continue reading Modern Strip Quilt in Blue and White
You know when you have a hot drink in a disposable cup how it burns your fingers? Well, here's the answer: a "Coffee Cozy". This fits snugly round your cup and insulates your fingers from the heat. It's a handy little thing to keep in your pocket, and they're really easy to make. This one… Continue reading Coffee Cozy
Last week I was busy making this baby quilt and really enjoyed the process. I love the cheerful colours and charming motifs of these 1930s reproduction fabrics. Since I wanted this quilt to appeal to both boys and girls, I avoided a lot of pinks and florals. Instead I picked fabrics with kittens and puppies, bunnies… Continue reading 1930s Baby Quilt
Hello! Thanks for stopping by! This is my new blog where I'll be sharing my sewing projects and tutorials, as well as some of the interesting corners of Cambridge, England, this beautiful city where I live. I'm working on my first post, so do check back in the next few days. Have a lovely week.… Continue reading Welcome to my new blog!