Free Pattern Friday – Box Quilt Block Pillow

Welcome to Free Patter Friday, where I'm showcasing one of my favorite free-patterns (or tutorials) this summer.   I hope you find inspiration from these designs, and, of course, if you've made any of these designs, I'd love to hear what you thought about the pattern.  Feel free to post a photo on my Facebook page, … Continue reading Free Pattern Friday – Box Quilt Block Pillow

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Ten Fun Projects For St. Patrick’s Day, or March in General

Today, I'm looking ahead with plans for creativity and hoping to inspire you to do the same.  Maybe you already have plenty of handmade items for St. Patrick's Day and/or March.  Or maybe you'd like to make something new for yourself and/or a gift.  Here are a few projects that have caught my attention: March … Continue reading Ten Fun Projects For St. Patrick’s Day, or March in General

Let’s Talk Organization, a Sale, a Tutorial

How organized are you?  Do you like making projects that help you organize?  Do you like sales?  How about a tutorial for a fun organizational project, which would also make a great gift?  Time to share some insights with you today: First, I want to share insights with you about a book by Heidi Staples called Sew … Continue reading Let’s Talk Organization, a Sale, a Tutorial

25 Years with the Electric Quilt Company – An #EQ25 Celebration With Prizes and More – and an EQ Tutorial too!

This month, the Electric Quilt Company, is celebrating their 25th Anniversary where you can win yummy fabric from Island Batik, as well as other prizes. And, to help with the celebration, I'm sharing an EQ tutorial which I hope and, I'm thrilled to have several blogging friends joining me today, to help celebrate.  As you may … Continue reading 25 Years with the Electric Quilt Company – An #EQ25 Celebration With Prizes and More – and an EQ Tutorial too!

My Favorite Tutorials: Whale Softie

Today I want to share one of My Favorite Tutorials, which is for a softie.  Valaan Villapaita has an excellent tutorial to make a super cute "Whale Softie". Her tutorial is well written with great visuals.  She uses Denim to make this sweet whale, which would certainly make it a durable softie toy for a kid, … Continue reading My Favorite Tutorials: Whale Softie

Are You Going to Take The Pledge to Make Handmade Gifts For Christmas Throughout the Year?

    On the 15th of January SewCalGal will officially kick off the first monthly Challenge for 2014, for A Handmade Christmas Challenge.  All you need to do is make a handmade gift, or item to decorate your home, for Christmas 2014.  To clarify, you need to make this item in 2014 (entries are not … Continue reading Are You Going to Take The Pledge to Make Handmade Gifts For Christmas Throughout the Year?

My Favorite Tutorials: A Button Bracelet

Button bracelets are fun to create and wear.  They can be inexpensive and fast to make. And, they make for great gifts!  Plus, they can be perfect accessories for quilting, sewing and embroidery enthusiasts. When I spotted an inspirational tutorial at Lillyella Crafting for button bracelets, I knew I had to add this to my list … Continue reading My Favorite Tutorials: A Button Bracelet