Posts under ‘Sewing’


I’ve been working on sewing yo-yos for a new project. Here’s how I make them….

Sewing with PattyAnne video

I have been having a grand old time at taking classes. One of the classes I particularly like is Machine & Hand Applique with Alex Anderson. Her class is divided into 18 sections. The following snippet shows one tiny tip that Alex gives in her classes. I think it’s a [...]

This machine crazy quilt pillow looks like fun!

I think I’m going to try this crazy quilt pillow although rather than a pillow I may make a sketchbook cover. I have TONS of really cool yarns to couch.

Free motion sewing machine beading???

Has anyone tried this? I don’t have a Bernina but figure this would work on any machine.
However, what about the extra top thread when she moves from bead to bead?? Is it unsightly?

Sewing and Quilting

I have been having a blast lately… sewing and quilting. I’ve made several little wristlet bags, a few purses, a “green” lunch sack, a Nook cover, quilt squares, and mug rugs (for an online swap).
Here are a few pictures of some of my latest. (Sorry, no picture of mug rugs (already sent to [...]