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Monthly Archives: November 2018

Midnight Churn Ornament

Midnight Churn

Little modern mini trees to adorn your tree and home this holiday season. Use small scale prints or batiks to add calm and brightness to your ornaments. Bet you can’t make just one! Read more in our Issue 48. Download the PDF pattern now. Designed by Sarah Vanderburgh Sew Joy Creations www.sewjoycreations.com

Wine Bottle Aprons and Ornaments

Who doesn’t like to gift a bottle of wine for a dinner party, house warming, Christmas or just because? These fun decorative aprons allow you to use up scraps, practise quilting skills and dress up a wine bottle. Make the smaller size for a tree ornament or gift tag. Included are two pattern sizes, a […]

Snow Globe Ornament

Snow Globe Ornament

The magic of snow globes has always been a source of magic and enchantment for kids and adults alike. The vinyl sewing products available allow us to transform our favourite fabrics into a magical snow globe ornament to be hung on your Christmas Tree. What you choose to feature in your snow globe is as […]

A Piece of My Heart Ornaments

A Piece of My Heart

I love paper-piecing. So, when I started to design A Piece of My Heart, I knew that paperpiecing was the technique that I would feature in the design. I also wanted a project suitable to any occasion; an ornament that was appropriate for any season. Stitching time with my Brother Dreamweaver XE made this project […]

Quilted Birdhouse Ornament

Quilted Star Birdhouse

I have a good friend who creates dozens of wonderful ornaments every year for family and friends, and for the past couple of years she has used my designs – one year creating delightful little 3D snowmen; another year gorgeous top hat ornaments… so when she said “What are you designing for me this year”, […]

Christmas Arched Window

Christmas Arched Window

Inspired by a photograph taken during a visit to the island of Iona, Scotland, this window design is reminiscent of windows found in churches and cathedrals all over the world. This vignette provides an evocative pattern reminiscent of the holiest of Christian nights and the wonder of nature found in the lines of the setting […]

Canadian Tartan Nutcracker

Canadian Tartan Nutcracker

Nutcrackers are a quintessential symbol of Christmas, and why not stitch one resplendent in this interpretation of Canada’s Maple Leaf tartan? The Maple Leaf Tartan was designed by David Weiser in 1964 and approved as an official symbol of Canada on March 9, 2011 by the Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official […]

Blue Jelly Bean Christmas

Blue Jelly Bean Christmas

A symbol of downtown St. John’s, Canada, colourful row housing affectionately called ‘Jelly Bean’ houses graces many downtown streets of the province’s capital. Completed as an on-trend pillow, this ornament would be at home in your bread bowl, bookshelf or add a length of jute to the top to act as an ornament for your […]