Free Pattern Friday – Button Bonanza


Got a jar of buttons sitting around? Let’s use em up! Midnight Creations shared her tutorial on how to make these cute button jar wall-hangings.  Such a fun way to put those buttons to good use when you only have one or two of the same kind and nothing else to put them on! I can see a whole row of these in monochromatic colors in a sewing studio.  Wouldn’t that look fantastic? She made two different jars to hang {Read More}

09 – Corgis, Block Swap, A Plan, Class Preparation


Saturday was the 4th Anniversary of our corgi meetup so I had some fun celebrating with all the no-legged doggies. Take a look at our Facebook album if you want to see some cute photos! Sunday I shopped around JoAnn’s a bit. Batting was 40% off so I grabbed 5 yards from the big roll and brought that home. I was completely out of packaged batting other than small scraps that I can use for wall-hangings and stuff. I also {Read More}

Free Pattern Friday – Jelly Roll 1600


What is 1,600 inches long when it starts and finishes 48” x 64”? The Jelly Roll 1,600 Quilt! Heirloom Creations shared their tutorial on how to create a quick quilt using all the strips in a jelly roll sewn together! They even had “Jelly Roll Races” to see who could finish the sewing the fastest and one woman finished it in 35 minutes! This is a great way to do a fast, fun project with a jelly roll that you {Read More}