Saturday, August 12, 2017

Cover Me Round Up

Cover Me Roundup Tutorials
Quilts, blankets, covers, and spreads come in all shapes, textures, sizes, and colors. One of my favorite projects, these versatile coverings are not just for keeping us warm. They are great as wall decor, play mats, picnic "tablecloths" and more. Below you'll find an array of beautiful covers from the informal and practical to stylish home decor.

1.  The Blanket Carrier

On the go? Take your favorite blanket with you with this fun blanket carrier.

2. Triangle Quilt

New to quilting and looking for an easy starter project? Try this triangle quilt. It's easy to make and beginner friendly. 

3. Picnic Blanket

Who says a picnic blanket has to be boring? Add punch to your outdoor blanket with this fun tutorial featuring Bugapalooza fabric. 

4. Fitted Sheet

Grab your favorite fabric and create your own fitted sheet with this step-by-step tutorial.

5. Mini Scrap Quilt Wall Art

Walls need covers, too! Add a pop of color to your walls with this mini scrap quilt. 

6. Duvet Cover

Ahh, warm and cozy duvet covers add an extra layer of comfort. This simple tutorial makes creating one a breeze. 

7. Table Cover

Special occasion? Cover your table with this double layer tablecloth for an extra touch of feminity. 

8. Baby Rag Quilt

Baby quilts are the best.  This baby rag quilt is especially adorable—perfect for your little one or as a baby gift. 

9.  Sofa Cover

Slipcovers are great for changing the look of a room. Create one in your favorite fabric with this DIY Slipcover tutorial. 

10.  Sewing Machine Cover

Last but not least is the sewing cover. We spend so much time with our beloved machines that covering them beautifully is only natural. Add a bit of flair with decorative stitches to create a one-of-a-kind design. 

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Little Llama Softies made by You

Wanda's Llama named Edna

Hello friends! I wanted to share some of the fun llama's that were sewn up during the Little Llama Softie sew a long. I love all of their personalties, take a look at them and I think you'll agree. 

Pam's Llama

If you're thinking what sew a long are you talking about Jennifer? We did a sew a long with the Little Llama Softie Pattern. You can find a blog post here that will get you going sewing along and making your own llama softie. 

More of Pam's llamas

The sewing pattern can be found here. It's an easy pattern that can be sewn up in an afternoon, it's great for beginners. 

Bonnie's Llama

Delores' Llama

Heidi's Llama

Send me a picture of your finished llama, I would love to post it here.

And the winners have been notified for the giveaway that was running. Heidi and Dolores were the winners of the two 50.00 gift certificates.

Have a great day,

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Monday, August 7, 2017

The Quilted Tree Skirt class taught be Caroline Fairbanks-Critchfield

Hi friends! My friend Caroline at Sew Can he has a new class at Craftsy. It's called The Quilted Tree Skirt. I wanted to share it with you because I think it is so darn cute. It's a Christmas tree skirt made with strip piecing so it goes together fast. It's so fast to put together that Craftsy is calling this a mini class so it's only 9.99. Pretty good right?

Here is the tree skirt sewn up in brights, I love those colors.

Here's a link to the class,  if you're interested you can watch a preview of it, Caroline is a great teacher. And right now the class is 50% off. No coupons necessary.

I will admit, as I write this, I am blown away that it's already that time of the year to start sewing for the holidays. They are right around the corner. 

Have a great day,

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