Easy Mitered Corners! - Amy's Creative Side
Making mitered corners doesnt' hjave to be hard.Start with a small application to gain confidence in making excellent mitered corners every time!
Paths to Better Stippling/Meandering
I figured out a technique for stippling/meandering that is working better for me, and I thought others who are struggling with this may be interested.
The 'Topcho' Easy Crochet Shirt Pattern
Spring and summer crochet season is officially upon us, right? Of course, it's still freezing in most of the country right now but we can dream. ;) I had a lot of fun making this crocheted top and plan to get a lot of use out of it in the coming months. I named it a 'Topcho' as it's a top - poncho hybrid of sorts and it's made by simply crocheting two rectangles and seaming them together. I've seen ponchos made in a similar manner, though typically I see them made without side seams (you…
If you can believe what is on the internet (ever) then you might know that the log cabin quilt dates back further than the pioneer days in the United States. Supposedly, similar designs were found…
Drop-Dead Denim: One Tough Pouf - Michele Made Me
And just like that… we’re here! At the end of our Drop-Dead Denim road… Wow! My heartfelt thanks to my amazing guest-blogger-friends, to the Flickr group contributors, to the generous giveaway sponsors, to all commenters and readers, to all those denim artists out there, and of course, to denim itself. You’ve made this month a...Read More »
November 28 (365Challenge)
DOMINO AND SQUARE, 6″, Light The Ladies Art Company have brought us yet another block! This one is Domino and Square (#278, 1897). Today’s block was also published under the names: Domino and Squares
Free Crochet Pattern - Retro Christmas Tree Towel - A Crocheted Simplicity
When each holiday rolls around it brings with it the desire to crochet something cheerful & festive to display in my home! Although I love to create designs that are functional (and this one is functional), I’m not sure I’ll be able to bring myself to actually use it for more than a decoration in...Read More
Free Crochet Pattern: Adult-Sized Mermaid Lapghan to Keep You Warm on those Chilly Nights
When the weather turns and you start to feel that unwelcomed cold again, there really isn’t anything better than cozying up on the couch reading a book or watching a movie with a nice comfy
Use This Trick To Join Binding Ends Flawlessly!
Go ahead and get some pro tips from an experienced quilter, and have the confidence to finish your quilt with class and style!
Remember this centerpiece from last week? I asked you if you wanted a tutorial and some said yes! GREAT! tutorial it is! I was hoping someone would say yes. :) I started with four different 2 1/2" strips. Cut the width of the fabric. (about 45") 4 strips total. You could use fat quarters. In that case you will want 2 strips of each fat quarter. four different fabrics. 8 strips total. Sew the strips together. You will also need to IRON/press your strips. No picture of this step...sorry. It's…
Strip quilt project (quick & easy!) | Quilting Tutorial with Angela Walters
If you can’t bear to break up a gorgeous jelly roll, a strip quilt is a perfect option. Angela Walters shows how to build your blocks from 4 to 13 different ...