All about the wonderful world of sewing and textile arts
Winter is the best time to come up with new designs, and so far this year I'm introducing the Organizer Duo and The Norfolk Bag.
PAN missions sees Canadian sewing enthusiasts travel to Nicaragua to teach sewing skills that help women form sewing co-ops. Other activities include milk bag mat weaving, knitting, and crochet.
It has been BUSY here this past week. A quilt show, a Christmas Show, and a few side trips thrown in for good measure. Not to mention some good news!
I don’t know what it is about this simple knot but it seems to impress others when demonstrated. Use it to start off handwork like quilting or appliqué.
Handmade gifts made with love by you! If you plan to sew gifts for your family and friends, we have patterns, hardware, zippers and notions that make it easy.
All fall, whenever I've found a moment I've been preparing for CreativFestival. It's the premier sewing, knitting, scrapbooking, quilting, beading and embroidery show in Ontario. This is the second of these shows I've done this year!
Product photo day turned interesting. I was outside taking photographs of some of my bags and quilts when our backyard squirrels started quite a commotion.
I've been a Canadian ambassador for Baby Lock Sewing Machines for several years now and several of my designs have been brought to life on a Baby Lock. Here are my experiences from December 2012 to January 2014, in chronological order.
As a Canadian ambassador for Baby Lock, the first of their sewing machines I used was The Ellisimo Gold. From July to October 2012 I blogged about it a lot, and here are those posts in chronological order.
My quilt scrapbook shows quilts made from published patterns before I began my own design company. Now I rarely get a chance to use other people's patterns!
Changing seasons means new activities, from getting the garden ready for cold weather to choosing new sewing projects. I can't help you with your garden, but new sewing projects? Yes, yes, and yes.
Shelly Stokes is a talented fabric artist who used the Urban Computer Satchel pattern and some customized fabric to make a stunning bag.