Tag Archives: quilted accessories

Sol y Mar Bed Scarf

Last year on vacation in Loreto, Mexico I fell in love with the tiles I saw everywhere. Especially on the staircase in this photo. I decided I needed to incorporate the look into my home decor…This felted wool bed runner is the result. Update your bedroom décor with this Mexican tile inspired bed runner. It […]

Home for the Holidays Table Runner

I’m fortunate to have a family of crafters and women who created and passed down family heirlooms for me to enjoy. My husband’s mother made sure to gift me with several items that her mother made for Christmas, including placemats and a tablecloth that she hemmed by hand. Now that my mother-in-law is in a […]

Fresh Tulips

Fresh Tulips Book Cover

If you don’t want fellow commuters to know what you are reading, hide your novel inside a lovely book cover. Or, if you need a gift for your children’s English teacher or a bookworm friend, these delightful covers from Cal- gary designer Ana Buzzalino will be sure to impress. A slow reader will also find […]

Lounging on the Beach Towel

Lounging on the Beach Towel

The perfect towel for lounging on the beach. This bag unfolds to reveal a built-in towel that is easily attached to any beach lounging chair. The pattern also includes handy storage bags, and has lovely applique shells. Read more in our Issue 51. Download the PDF pattern now. Designed by Margaret Sweete Sewing Specialist SVP […]

Paris, here I come! Garment Bag Set

Paris, here I come! Garment Bag Set

Where will your travels take you? My all-time favourite travel destination is France, Paris in particular. I love the entire vibe of this spot and of course you need your classiest accessories for travel in France. To carry off that Parisian style, choose a beautiful print and coordinating solid, to stitch up a garment bag, […]

Bargello Bag

Bargello Bag

Inspired by the spectacular white sand beaches of Cape Sable Island near Nova Scotia, designer Christine d’Eon Crowell created this quilted Bargello Bag. Fill it up with goodies on your fabric shopping spree or take it when you travel. Full instructions with photos. Read more in our Issue 51. Download the PDF pattern now. Designed […]

The Suede Tote Bag

The Suede Tote Bag Pattern

I wanted a bag with a firm bottom for carrying my current knitting project. I had some beautiful leftover upholstery fabric from a project that involved recovering a chair. When I spotted a brown suede jacket in a thrift store, I knew it would provide not only style to my bag but the firmness I […]