Category Archives: Tutorials

Tangrams Gift Sets Tutorial

I made these over the summer using the Magic 8 half square triangle method to make 4 sets as gifts for some of the little people in our lives. I made color sets with Red/Orange/Yellow/Green/Blue/Purple/Black using the Magic 8 method (for HSTs … Continue reading

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Gnome Companion

My Gnome Army left one recruit behind. He helps out in the craftroom holding pins and needles, but sometimes he loses the needles.  So I decided he needed some place to put them.    I whipped up this toadstool needlebook based on … Continue reading

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Presents for the Craftroom-Intro

With two little ones at home aged a few months and 3 and a few months I rarely have time to sew and often only in short bursts, so every minute has to count.  With that in mind I will be making … Continue reading

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What Color is Your Nursery

My projects tend to develop when a number of percolating ideas fit together.  In this case I wanted to learn about values quilting, half square triangles, and machine quilting.  I needed to make a quilt for my daughter to be.  When … Continue reading

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Sea Quilt Top

There it is… the finished top, minus borders, for my Sea Quilt.  (Don’t look too closely at the crooked sides-I was using up thread I had and it wasn’t all the same weight.  Turns out that can make a big … Continue reading

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Snuggling Up Part I

Ever since A got sick and spent 10 days in the hospital hooked up to so many things you could barely hold her, she doesn’t like to be put down.  Neither of my babies liked the Maya wrap I made and … Continue reading

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Sea Quilt Pattern and WIP

  Well, I’ve been doing more early morning sewing and the blocks for my Sea Quilt are done.  (Except for one,  my early morning sewing doesn’t always give me the most even seams so I had to scrap part of one … Continue reading

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