Monthly Archives: July 2015

Lariat for work

By | July 26, 2015

As someone who sews I’ve been pretty ashamed of the state of  the lariat I use to hold my work ID card for quite some time.  Yet I continued to use it. Never really thought making a new one when it came to sewing time.   Pretty scuzzy looking isn’t it. Yet I continued to… Read More »

Bluebird Park Baby Quilt

By | July 22, 2015

I needed a project, to do today, that was quick and easy, and that wouldn’t stress me out. I didn’t want a high concentration project but rather one I could enjoy, see quick progress being made, and feel a good sense of accomplishment. Baby quilts are normally ideal for these sorts of moods. The Bluebird Park… Read More »

Mug Rugs

By | July 19, 2015

These were fun to make! And a learning experience. On the stripey mug rug I sewed the binding on the back first and then brought it around to the front. I’m not sure purists would be proud but I used Elmers School Glue to hold the binding down flat on the front. A quick press on the… Read More »

First applique

By | July 18, 2015

This is the first time that I’ve tried applique. I was scared of trying it thinking it complicated, but using heat and bond, a letter downloaded from a free site with applique designs and some positive energy this resulted. Stippling was something I hadn’t tried in a long time. I was very pleased with how… Read More »