Tag Archives: technique

Locker Hooker Rag Rugs

I found a new way to use up a whole bunch of crap scraps…. make a rug out of them! Shirley Weiss from Itchin’ to be Stitchin’ in Chandler Oklahoma showed me how to do this. She sells all the … Continue reading

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More on Hand Quilting

I've been on a hand quilting kick here lately. This time I have added little hand stitched butterflies to some of the blank spots in my blocks, then I filled in the rest of the block with stipple quilting on … Continue reading

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Making Yo Yos

IMG_9908 I am nearly finished with my new bunny book, but I need to make one more project, just so the page count comes out even. I found this nifty yo yo making tool at Itchin' to Be Stitchin' in Chandler … Continue reading

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Hand Quilting

When adding a quilting motif to a quilt, the first step is to transfer the pattern to your quilt. I have two favorite tools. The first is freezer paper, the second is a white Clover pen. After selecting my design, … Continue reading

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Sewing Eyes

One of the most commonly asked questions I hear is “how do you sew those eyes?” They are really quite simple. I’ll go through it step by step. Step #1 Start by getting them clearly marked on the front of … Continue reading

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The Applique Process

IMG_9527 I have some new two-color bunnies in the works and I thought it might be a good opportunity to show the process rather than just the end result. This top photo shows the fabric pieces with the pattern marked … Continue reading

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