Instructions for Mount Crumpet This is a quilt made with a layer cake. It’s simple, uncomplicated and easy to do. Cut the Layer Cake in half on the diagonal, and you’re partway there. All seam allowances are 1/4”. Finished Size: 72 1/2’’ x 92 1/2’’ Finished Block Size: 12 1/2’’ Materials: 1 Layer Cake 2 yards solid light green 1 yard solid dark green 2 yards solid white 5 1/2 yards
Blended Hexagon Add a Stripe!
So, last year I taught this class. But, it was kind of done informally. I had a group of ladies That took my blended hexagon class in Houston. We added a stripe to the blocks and took off! Whoosh! They loved it. Here’s what I am talking about. I am going to give the directions, or the pattern, for doing this. There’s a magic number in this pattern. I cannot
So I discovered something today in my sewing room. I was playing around with an 8 1/2” triangle ruler. Mostly, I was making pennants. But you know how it goes. You start doing one thing, and you get ideas. Everyone knows that 6 triangles that are equilateral will make a hexagon. That’s a given. But I wanted to see if I could make a triangle out of a layer cake
Pennants for Any Season Using Charm Squares
Have you ever wanted to make pennants? These little decorative goodies are simple but they can require a lot of cutting. Well, what if you could just make them using charm packs? Yes, you can accomplish this and I am going to show you how. Here’s how they look when finished. I think that they’re pretty fun hanging over my mantle. You can hang them anywhere…in any room that just
So, what is Top Stitch and What is Creative Spark?
So just when you thought you needed a little fun in your day, we’re here to provide it. Have you heard of Creative Spark? It’s C&T’s online educational platform. Think Craftsy but better. Why better? Because the instructors are extremely vetted. We have to have an intense knowledge of sewing, fabrics, and how they interplay. It is the most experienced and knowledgeable people out there. Now that we’ve gotten that
Giucy Guice Mystery Design Class
He’s coming here! I cannot wait. If you have ever taken a class from this wonderful guy, you will know that it cannot be missed. He makes everyone in the class feel like you’re his very best friend, and he’s genuinely excited to be teaching you…because he is! He loves teaching and said that he just cannot wait to be on the road again. He will be teaching class September
2 Minute Tutorial: Making a Door Banner from Any Panel
Did you know that you can make a banner from any panel? Watch this video and let the ideas start flowing!
2 Minute Tutorial: Making a Fast and Easy Child’s Skirt
Here’s my next 2 minute tutorial. Did you know that you can make a fun little skirt for any child using any fabric? Yes, this could be adapted for an adult, but you would need to use 2 widths of fabric instead of just one. All you would need to do is make it longer, unless you like skirts that are like Daisy Duke shorts lol. And you would also
2 Minute Tutorials
Hello sewists! This is the first in my series of 2 minute tutorials. I know how exasperating it can be to watch a long video of a concept or technique. I will still be doing a lot of those. I have been doing videos for Creative Spark which is the video educational platform for C&T Publishing. These are creative, in depth videos of techniques and patterns. But, I wanted to
Fruit Slice Placemats
They’re here! I have completed my placemats. With a few bright colors you can be on your way to a bright table top. Watch the video and download the pattern https://www.etsy.com/listing/1049371665/fruit-slice-placemats-pattern?ref=shop_home_active_1 and you will love the results. These would make great gifts too.
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