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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 […]

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 […]

Hawaiian Napkin

Hawaiian Napkin Basket P Cathy McClean 19.99 Foundation paper piecing is the star of this project, but Cathy McClean suggests a second option using machine embroidery. Full instructions show you how to make the basket too, which can be adapted to any room and décor and purpose! Diagrams and photos included. Flying Elephant Banner P Clodagh Coker 12.99 Here's your opportunity to be the designer of your fabric! Working with Inktense Pencils, this project shows you how to use Inktense to create your favourite images on prepared for dyeing fabric and colour it in. Great tips and how-to instructions. The banner is embellished with crystals and finished using free motion quilting. The Rainbow Within P Christine Baker 15.99 This tabletopper is easier to make than it looks. Clear cutting instructions, diagrams and photos will have you finished in 8 hours. Make it in your favourite colours to suit your décor for maximum impact! Finally Finding Yourself Wallhanging P Annette Janca Making this quilt, is a great visual for demonstrating the people in your life that have brought you numerous life experiences. Create it in the fabrics and shapes that best represent these influences for maximum effect. Sunburst Quilt P Elaine Theriault The Stupendous Stitching Clutch Purse P Sharon Fenlon It's liberating to play with decorative stitches, even better, make a remarkable clutch purse too! Throat Chakra Mandala Quilted Cushion Cover P Edith Choiniere 12.99 Explore, Express, Meditate. Explore the throat chakra in this meditative quilted project. Express your creativity in the free motion quilting and meditate on the wonder of self expression. Using applique and free motion to set your creativity free! Autumn Splendor Sampler P Donna Funnell ask JDF Donna lets the Sari Silk Ribbon shine in this little embroidered project while the embroirdered stitches do all the talking. She outlines the squared with beading giving it a rich look to the finished piece. Alternately you can expand on the idea and make it bigger and even making a quilt.

I first saw a basket like this in a restaurant in Hawaii. I now have a couple of varied sizes for my jewelry, dinner rolls and of course one for napkins. I made a personalized basket for my granddaughter using my hoop embroidery machine to create the base. Combining foundation paper piecing and new products […]

Thinking Outside the Paper Piecing Lines

Thinking Outside the Paper Piecing Lines Pattern

A while ago, I embraced paper piecing as a way to use up all the threads of my most precious fabric scraps. Before long, hexagons joined forces to create flowers to applique onto projects. Pentagons banded together to create soft balls, perfect for kids to play with, or joined together to create fabric snow people. […]