Sewing a straight line can be a little intimidating. How do you keep the fabric straight while stitching? I can be sewing along, thinking about what to make for dinner and then notice that I am no longer sewing in straight line but the fabric has somehow scooted away from where I am supposed to be […]
Stars and stripes or flag pillows are so summery. They are perfect all summer long, not just for the 4th of July. I love how everyone decorates outdoor spaces with them. I can never find them on sale so I decided to sew one instead. This sewing project was fun and quick to finish.
The rotary cutter, ruler and cutting mat I consider to be my essential sewing tools. Don’t think these tools are just for quilting. I use them for cutting clothing patterns, home dec projects and quilting, too. I rarely use scissors to cut fabric for my sewing projects. Cutting a sewing project is my least favorite […]
Stipple quilting is my favorite way to secure my quilt sandwich (quilt top, batting and backing) together. It’s fast and adds dimension to the quilted project. I wouldn’t stipple a large quilt simply because it would take a lot of time and thread. I save stippling for smaller projects like my table runner. Stippling is […]
Disclaimer: this post contains an affliliate link which if you make a purchase through, I will receive a small commission. Table runners are quick and easy to sew. I have pieced and quilted many table runners for holidays. I needed a new one for everyday. I decided on a pieced star pattern. Quilted stars are […]