Category Archives: Etsy

Scrappy pencil case

I made a pencil-case with the same fabrics I used in the clutch.  I saw directions for making a flat pencil-case online some time ago, and once I figured out the basics of attaching the zipper to the two front edges of … Continue reading

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Two new totes

I “inherited” a stash of lightweight men’s suiting fabric.  Since it isn’t “suit”able for quilting fabric, I’ve been at a loss as to what to do with it.  Finally the thought came to me that it would make nice bags/purses/totes, … Continue reading

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Country Quilting

This week was rather crazy.  Home on Monday, but Tuesday brought a funeral and used car shopping.  Wednesday was a hair cut and more used car shopping.  I was home again all day on Thursday, but today was my husband’s … Continue reading

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Pink baby lovie with green frogs

I made this baby lovie some time ago, but just recently someone ask me to share the instructions for making one. For reference, this is the front, and this is the back, although both side are finished. General instructions: All … Continue reading

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Lined pencil case from A Spoonful of Sugar

I stumbled upon these instructions for making a pencil-case while I was looking for something else.  I used the basic idea to make several of these.  They are a great way to use leftover scraps of fabric. One thing she … Continue reading

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Table runners, coasters, mug rugs, and wallets

I have worked on and completed a variety of projects this week.  The first thing I finished was this mug rug. Mug rugs are a great way to use up small scraps of fabric.  And you don’t need a pattern!  … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day mug rug

Mug rugs are one of my favorite ways to use small scraps of fabric.  Rather than save them for a big project, I like to use them right away.  Here’s the latest one. I want to try this same technique … Continue reading

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Quilted glasses cases

I recently purchased a bag pattern that included directions for making a glasses case.  I actually did make one according to the directions, but then I started adding my own ideas.  Here are the two latest examples. Both are listed … Continue reading

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Whole cloth quilted table runner

Whole cloth is a style of quilting that takes a big (whole) piece of fabric and instead of cutting it into pieces, the quilting is stitched on the fabric as one design.  It is most often done by hand with … Continue reading

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Table Runner and pot holders

  I’ve been trying to use all of the squares from a set of Java charm packs that I ordered from charmpacksplus.  Jeanelle is so helpful that I order all of my charm packs from her unless she is already … Continue reading

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