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Whimsy Summer Table Topper and Napkin Rings

Whimsy Summer Table Topper and Napkin Rings
[columns] [span6] [/span6][span6] [/span6][/columns] Anticipating summer has never felt so good with Jean’s easy to make and super fun table topper and napkin rings. Quilt it in your favourite colour! Read more in our Summer 2013 issue. Designed by Jean Boyd machine quilted by Tammy Spencer patternsbyjeanboyd.com jeanboyduppercanadaquiltworks.blogspot.com

Lantern Beads Necklace

Lantern Beads Necklace
[columns] [span6] [/span6][span6] [/span6][/columns] Creating with fabric and thread is my favourite thing to do. As a textile artist and a threaducator for WonderFil, I often have small pieces of fabric left over from other projects. These are perfect for experimenting with thread and decorative machine stitches. After accumulating many stitch samplers, I began cutting […]

Bra-making 101 – Part 3

Bust line
[columns] [span4] [/span4][span4] [/span4][span4] [/span4][/columns] So you’ve taken the plunge and sewn your own bra? In our previous issues, we’ve described the sewing process from start to finish. Now that your first bra is sewn together, let’s look at common fitting issues and how to correct the pattern. We’ll also see how to add some […]

Ocean Treasures Cushion Cover

Ocean Treasures Cushion Cover

“This project is a one page pattern that works beautifully as a pillow centre. The design could be embellished with beads or it could be modified for a simple embroidery project.” Finding shells on the beach is an addictive pastime if you have walked along an ocean shore with the water lapping over your feet. […]

Country Candles

Country Candles

A bowl filled with candles is the perfect design to complement the country colours of this beautiful felted wool penny rug. A scattering of buttons gives even more visual appeal. Read more in our Summer 2013 issue. Designed by Christine Baker Fairfield Road Designs P.O. Box 24, Brockville, Ontario K6V 5T7 [email protected] www.FairfieldRoadDesigns.com christinebaker-fairfieldroaddesigns.blogspot.ca www.facebook.com/FairfieldRoadDesigns

Nifty – The Entrelac Bag

Nifty – The Entrelac Bag

Many knitters start by knitting shawls and small projects in order to perfect the craft and, in some cases, it can take years to reach a confidence level to try complex lace patterns or difficult technique. One knitter who seemingly by-passed much of the boredom of knitting a garter stitch scarf or a dishcloth is […]