Remnant Inspired Quilted Accessories Bags

Quilted bags made to utilize scraps from 80"x60"quilt made last summer.

Quilted bags made to utilize scraps from 80″x60″quilt made
last summer.

2-1/2" Square Ruler Guide

2-1/2″ Square Pieces

Ruler as a tray

Ruler as a tray, ready to sew!

Pinned Quilt Sandwich

Pinned Quilt Sandwich ready for stitching.

Bernia Quilting Foot

Quilting Foot makes stitching in the ditch very precise and easy!

Squaring off quilted piece

Squaring off quilted piece with rotary cutter and Omnigrid ruler.

Zipper Installation

Anti-intuitive zipper installation, stitch on edge of zipper teeth, no worry! edge of fabric will be finished with ribbon.

This is wrong!

This was a mistake, bottom seam must be stitched first, before cutting notches.

Quilted Accessories Bag

Quilted Accessories Bag Size-9″x3″x2-1/2″

Pajama Mania

2016-01-20 10.48.04Cozy, Custom Made Flannel Pajamas are so comfortable I feel like wearing them all day even though I am a body conscious, tailored, skinny jeans, biking kind of girl. This is the second pair I made this month and was not surprised to find an article recently in the WSJ titled Fashion’s Latest Command: Wear Pajamas in the Daytime. Perfectly fitted, tailored pajamas would be very elegant in silk crepe for evening wear or beautiful Liberty or Japanese cottons for Summer. Color blocked & monogrammed linen would really make the cat’s pajama’s for me to lounge about home sewing, reading or binge watching on Roku.

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Next pair I plan on experimenting with fabric, piping & pocket placement and will keep you posted on the process.

Keep Sewing and Create Your Own Unique Look!




Machine Basics Class Project

Today I completed a 2 session class at Eddies Quilting Bee on machine basics which was a very worthwhile experience to get better acquainted with my new sewing machine. We learned how to clean & maintain our machine & tested many new feet and their applications. I met some new sewing friends and came home with this practical and attractive equipment bag.


Embroidered Ribbon Tab on Attachments Bag.

2016-01-04 09.44.36 My new sewing machine, a Berninia 560

is a Christmas present to myself and a long needed replacement for my beloved Viking Designer 1 that just wore out after almost 10 years and we have been getting acquainted with some basic Home projects before I start a 2-part Berninia  Machine Basics class tomorrow.

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Simple Kitchen Apron & Pot Holder with Bias Trim

I made this pattern previously for Christmas Gifts, it takes 1 yard of main fabric and 1/2 yard for the bias trim.

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Toasty Warm Flannel PJ’s

This colorful 100% cotton flannel was on markdown 70% off and pajamas made up easily from 5 yards of fabric. I always save a scrap of fabric with

a successful pattern along with notes on date made and construction notes on possible changes to make next time.



New Sewing Machine