Patchwork · Quilting · Sewing

Sewing Tutorial: Patchwork Curved Fan Block Quilt

I received some lovely Japanese Florals fabric by The Craft Cotton Company and decided to do a fan block quilt. I must admit was a little daunted about all the curves - I don't think I have ever sewn so may curved edges before, however, I made sure I took my time (I'm terrible for… Continue reading Sewing Tutorial: Patchwork Curved Fan Block Quilt

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Sewing Tutorial: Folded Star/Pine Burr Patchwork Cushion

A few triangles later a folded star cushion emerged.... I've been looking at folded star/pine burr quilt designs for a little while now and have been wanting to see if I could make one. I received some gorgeous floral fabric from The Craft Cotton Company and decided it was now or never and would give… Continue reading Sewing Tutorial: Folded Star/Pine Burr Patchwork Cushion

Patchwork · Quilting · Sewing

Sewing Tutorial: Mini Tumbling Blocks Quilt

I have always stayed clear of tumbling blocks as they look a little tricky to get right, however, I finally decided to give them a try and am really pleased as I did as they look way more complicated than they are. This tutorial will show you how to make a mini tumbling blocks quilt.… Continue reading Sewing Tutorial: Mini Tumbling Blocks Quilt

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Sewing Tutorial: Mosaic Patchwork Cushion

Following on from camel bunting, sprocket cushions and camel toys I also used the Moroccan Bazaar fabric by The Craft Cotton Company to make a mosaic effect patchwork cushion. I would have loved to make a quilt in this pattern but it would have taken me much longer than the time I had, especially since… Continue reading Sewing Tutorial: Mosaic Patchwork Cushion

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Sewing Tutorial: Christmas Patchwork Penguin Fabric Stocking

I'm flying ahead with my Christmas makes so far this year, although I have made sure I have started nice and early as last year I ran out of time. This stocking is the companion to another patchwork stripes stocking over on The Craft Cotton Company blog made to replace my rather thread bare stockings… Continue reading Sewing Tutorial: Christmas Patchwork Penguin Fabric Stocking

Halloween · Patchwork · Patterns · Quilting · Sewing

Halloween Giant Patchwork Spider Tutorial: Part 1 – Quilted Giant Patchwork Spider

Halloween will soon be upon us so it's time for a bit of a spooky Halloween craft takeover, scuttling in first is a quilted patchwork spider! I started my Halloween makes a little later than normal this year, I normally like to get started nice and early as I have quite a few to do… Continue reading Halloween Giant Patchwork Spider Tutorial: Part 1 – Quilted Giant Patchwork Spider