Archive for April, 2015

Apr 22 2015

Glam Coco Dress by Tilly and the Buttons

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We will get back to the neon quilt — it’s almost done! But in the mean time, here’s another little item I made. This is the Coco dress from Tilly and the Buttons. I love this pattern. It’s super simple and just comes together nicely. The fabric I made it out of is a little […]

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Apr 19 2015

Designing an apron

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  A few weeks back, before making my macaron apron, I was trying out making some other aprons. I had this fun cleaning fabric and decided it would be perfect for making some tester aprons since I was designing my own. I was trying out two different styles to see which I liked better. Of […]

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Apr 16 2015

Experiments in quilting: walking foot

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Now that the weather is getting nicer, I wanted some placemats for when we eat outside. I think I actually picked up these two fat quarters a while ago, but I liked the look of them because they reminded me of picnic table tablecloths. My intention even then though was to use them to practice […]

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Apr 13 2015

St. Patrick’s Day Renfrew Tunic

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Slight detour from our current quilting kick I’ve been on. As you may recall, March 17 is St. Patrick’s day. I bought this fun shamrock jersey last year and I was determined this year to have a top out of it to wear. So I pulled out the pattern for the Sewaholic Renfrew top that […]

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Apr 10 2015

Experiments in quilting: free motion

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Before quilting up my neon quilt I decided to test out some different methods of quilting. One of the first methods I tried was free motion. I’ve done stippling before using the longarm quilter but not using my home machine. The sample above was done on my Husqvarna with the darning foot (because I don’t […]

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Apr 07 2015

WIP: Neon quilt 3

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Last I posted, I showed some of my backing fabric. I couldn’t decide on which color to do for the backing so I just decided to do all of them. I put them in strips. Above is my quilt rolled and ready to be quilted on my home machine. I decided to try doing a […]

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