Baby Boy Quilt Triangle Quilt Backyard Baby. // the "quilting" on this wall seems very doable.
Maya Triangle Quilt by cyclingjanes, via Flickr
Celebrate Baby—TUTORIAL: gauzey swaddle blankets
making this! Gifts maybe sounds pretty simple!!!!! I'd like to introduce to my little friend here, Frédéric. He took one foggy afternoon to whip up and has been lazily resting on my shoulders ever since. He is made from the finest of flannels and the coziest minky, and boy is he toasty. Want to make a Frédéric of your own? The best thing about
DIY Fox Scarf with Free Pattern
Free Knee-Length Pinwheel Skirt Pattern and Tutorial
Fabric Basket tutorial - great for organizing everything - blogger uses this one for single socks - and here a few of her fun ideas for those socks "In Search of a Mate": Roll them up and have an indoor “snowball” fight. Slip one on your hand and use it to dust the blinds. Make a sock puppet. Tie a knot in the center of an old sock and give it to your dog as a toy.
Fabric basket. Need to make a bunch of these!
Sewing Knit Fabrics, "One of our favorite tips for knits is to cut strips of Tear Easy, a tear-away stabilizer. Place over the seam allowance as you are stitching your seams to help prevent the knit fabric from poking down into the sewing machine throat plate. This works especially well with tight knit jersey fabrics."
GREAT tutorial for bench cushion. And she uses shower curtains for fabric, which is genius.
Cake Bunting Whimsical Festive Banner on Bakers Twine. $20.00, via Etsy.
How I Wash and Cut Burlap! Get rid of the smell, soften the burlap, and even out the edges so it doesn't fray! SO easy and worth the extra little effort.
Most sewing machine problems can be traced to poor general maintenance or neglect. Learn how to keep your machine in tiptop shape with only a few simple supplies and a few minutes of attention daily, weekly, or monthly— depending on how much you sew.
craftiness is not optional: the bapron: a tutorial