In this tutorial I walk you through how to set a circle into a circle. No need for applique. Applique takes way too long. With this technique you can master this in a few tries. It is also a good primer on how to sew curves in general. Watch, and become an expert.
I recently posted this picture of a quilt that I had worked on with my daughter. I was teaching her how to do set in circles. These are not easy to do, but they’re not impossible. In fact, once you have some practice you can really go to town on sewing curves. All it takes is for someone to show you how, and then you can tackle clamshell quilts, drunkard’s
So, you want to make one of those those amazing Cuddle Cowls. I don’t blame you. They’re fabulous! So, how to begin? Well, start out by going to Bungalow Quilting and Yarn, either in person or online. You’re here reading this…so click on shop. Buy some Cuddle fabric. You only need 1/3 yard. It’ll cost you less than $10. Pretty hard to believe. Well, believe it, and follow this link….
If you love complicated lines and edges like I do, then you don’t want to just trim everything straight. In my book “Rainbow Quilts for Scrap Lovers”, there is a quilt called Blended Hexagons. This quilt has a peaked edge. The hexagons are kept whole, and so that presents an edge with angles. Here’s some help with binding it.
Most people think that you can’t turn a donut shape right sides out. Wrong! You can. It does take some finesse. And, you can’t do it 100% on the sewing machine. There are parts of it that need to be handsewn. But, you can get a considerable amount of it done on the machine. Here https://youtu.be/LOP2QlBrn3o is a video from you tube on how to do this. What you will need:
So, I was getting a little bit tired of seeing all these wine bags. There are patterns for them everywhere. There are ideas for them everywhere. I don’t drink wine. I like a cocktail or a beer. Not wine. I know other people that are like me, and they don’t drink wine either. I want to buy someone a six pack of beer for Christmas, or for their birthday, or
The new cork fabric has been around for a little while, but I just received mine. It is a full 54 inches wide. It’s a little pricey, but, for most projects you only need a little bit. For this zippy pouch you will need: 1 12 or 14 inch zipper 1/4 yard of cork fabric 1/4 yard of lining fabric thread to match So here’s how to do this. These