Category Archives: Patterns

Wicker and Wool

Two of my favorite things, Wicker and Wool. OK, I have lots of favorite things, but these two textures just seem to go together. I love finding “just the right basket” and then embellishing it with a custom wool penny … Continue reading

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Inventory 2020 — SALE!

It’s that magical time of year again, when you put on your grubby clothes and shuffle off to the storage area to see what’s out there and how much. I have some new ideas for some great new products this … Continue reading

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Wool Penny Rugs — The Perfect Cold Weather Project

As we start another new year and cold weather is upon us, what better way to fill the long, dark evenings than to make something easy and beautiful? Wool Penny rugs were first made using leftover scraps of wool that … Continue reading

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What to do with TINY pincushions

These tiny pincushions are very cute, but they also are more practical than you think. I like to keep one in each of my “many” sewing boxes. They fit in small, tight, compartments and hold a few pins. When you … Continue reading

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Seven Stocking Stuffer Ideas for People Who Sew

I really enjoy finding small stocking stuffers at Christmas time. I’m always looking for cool stuff on Etsy and Pinterest. I also have quite a few items on Etsy that I sell myself. Below are a few items that any … Continue reading

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Sunbonnet Sue Salvage

I came across this poor girl and she’s unfortunately seen some abuse. Her background was tattered and torn. The fabric under her feet was gone entirely. She’s still a vintage beauty with her embroidered bouquet of flowers, matching hat details … Continue reading

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Almost Thanksgiving….

Who’s ready for pumpkin pie?

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What to do with Selvages

I’ve posted about this before, and I’ve learned that working with the selvages leftover from your quilt fabrics is a lot of fun. So here are a few quick ideas. Make a pincushion! It doesn’t take very many and can … Continue reading

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Precut Wool Kits

Precut wool kits make great gifts, both as a kit, or after the item is finished. They also make great take-along projects for this time of year when we travel. This way you have something to keep your hands busy … Continue reading

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Adding Details

Add small details to your quilts. It’s fun and gives them a little surprise. Another, more practical use is to cover up flaws! If you have a stain or a small hole in your quilt, cover it up with some … Continue reading

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