You already know how much I love a rag quilt! They are so fun and easy - but the simplicity of this Strip Rag Quilt is going to BLOW YOUR MIND!!!! Using focal prints mixed with sweet, smaller designs and a variation of strip sizes this quilt is interesting and symmetry. Below is a quick video to show you 'step by step' how to put your rag quilt together and below are photos to assist in … [Read more...] about The STRIP Rag Quilt Tutorial!
Posted on June 17, 2014 by Carinn Michele/ Pattern Design by Sue Chamberlain Write a message to your sweetie or give the kids a place to doodle with this clever placemat. You’ll use simple piecing, quilting, and binding techniques, but in a size that’s totally manageable. It’s the perfect excuse to use up your fat quarters and try your hand at sewing with chalk cloth. Emily Post might … [Read more...] about Chalk Cloth Placemats!
Posted on June 17, 2014 by Carinn Michele You’ll be the envy of all your co-workers when you pull out this chic and modern laptop cover. With just three fat quarters and a few notions, this easy sewing project will give you a taste of construction, quilting, and binding - all in the space of an afternoon. This tutorial was designed with a MacBook Air in mind, but can easily be adjusted for … [Read more...] about Stylish Laptop Cover
Posted on June 17, 2014 by Carinn Michele If you’re looking for an easy quilt idea that is also eye-catching, this is the tutorial to try. It teaches basic piecing skills to beginners but is still an interesting pattern for the savvy quilter. All you will need is a jelly roll, some colorful solids, and a hankering for another sewing adventure. Hang on tight, this project is out of this … [Read more...] about The Space Age Bed Runner
Posted on July 03, 2014 by Carinn Michele Remember those old I Spy games from when you were a kid? Follow this simple tutorial and you can make a custom fabric version that is also durable. We know how messy mealtime can get so we've added an iron-on vinyl top which will wipe clean from all those spills. What better way to use up your scrap fabric and entertain the little ones at the … [Read more...] about The I Spy Placemat!
A child's pillowcase can become something they'll actually get excited about with this Hidden Pocket Pillowcase! Teeth for the tooth fairy, treats smuggled into bed, special notes from mom - they can all be hidden in this sweet Hidden Pocket Pillowcase. Not only will you learn how to put a flat zipper in, but this tutorial will teach you how to hide every raw edge - that's right - every raw … [Read more...] about Hidden Pocket Pillowcase!