Sew Cute Tuesday

Sew Cute Tuesday

Welcome to Sew Cute Tuesday! The part of the week where we link up our beautiful projects and check out the eye candy. Like this scrappy, patchwork Liberty infinity scarf! Infinity scarves are my favourite go-to quick and easy gift. And this VW Combi van cushion! Or this adorable cross-stitch Christmas tree from Michelle! Talking […]

Valuing Yourself As A Blogger: Your Stories

Bloggers' blog sponsorship stories

As we’ve discussed previously, what blog sponsorship really boils down to is valuing yourself as a blogger. If you spend time and effort in improving yourself as a blogger and improving your blog itself, it has value. If you care about creating interesting and unique content that people want to read, it has value. If […]

Bright Sky QAL Winners

Bright Sky QAL quilt along

And here we are, ladies and gentlemen, we are at the end of the Bright Sky QAL. It’s been so much fun to sew along with you, racing and inspiring with the quilting and showing off our beautiful quilts! And on a personal note, there is nothing so thrilling for a pattern designer as seeing […]

Sew Cute Tuesday

Sew Cute Tuesday

Welcome to this week’s Sew Cute Tuesday! Since last Tuesday, I’ve completely finished and photographed my Bright Sky quilt entitled Eternity, and completely started and finished and blogged my Daphne bag from Perfect Pattern Parcel… why yes, I do feel very busy but also very productive and pleased with myself for working so hard. I’m […]

Bright Sky QAL: My Finished Quilt

Bright Sky star quilt

This is probably my most favourite quilt to date. I love my original Bright Sky quilt, but there’s something about making this one completely myself from design all the way through to binding, especially the quilting. I will have to share another whole post about all the quilting, because I am so proud of that […]

Perfect Pattern Parcel: Daphne Bag

Daphne bag in Cotton + Steel

I’ve made a few bags over the last couple of years – mostly simple tote bags, way too many drawstring bags for Japanese preschool, and only one “real bag” with a recessed zipper to close it up. This week, I braved up and tried a gorgeous pattern that required some more bag-making skills, like an […]

In The Presses: Stars and Christmas

Christmas Ornament Gift Tags

This month, Make Modern issue 2 came out! In this issue, you can find the next 3 blocks from the Aurora starry sampler (you can see one block in the bottom right) and also my latest Maths and Methods article. In issue 1, we talked about how to resize quilt blocks, and this time we’re […]

Sew Cute Tuesday

Sew Cute Tuesday

I have been MADLY quilting as much as my body allows this past week. I have done more pebbles that I have ever done before, and boy do my shoulders know it! They are hard work on big quilts, but so worth it. I had hoped to get my Bright Sky quilt done by yesterday’s […]