It gets awfully hot and humid in the South during the summer, especially in August. Lightweight cotton skirts help keep breezes flowing and body temperatures down. They’re simple to make; the hardest part is finding fine, lightweight cotton fabric!
I found this IKEA-style wooden plate rack at a thrift store and thought, “That looks like a giant thread spool organizer… And I have giant thread spools to organize!”
The Oklahoma City Modern Quilt Guild is graciously accepting finished quilts to help comfort those in need after the devastating tornado, visit the OKCMQG blog to learn more.
Update your warm weather wardrobe with this super simple but extremely hip clutch. This sweet little purse is a beginner to intermediate project. You’ll be shocked at how fast this sews up. You can go the sweet and subtle route like we did or add a funky pattern.
The running stitch – three zigs to the left, three zags to the right, repeat – has been getting a lot of notice lately in Modern Quilting as an alternative to quilting with lines of plain straight stitch. But that’s not the only way to use the running stitch. It’s also excellent for piecing together remnants of batting.
Reflecting back on our Pinterest Fabric Design Contest which ran April 1 to April 22, the outcome was amazing. Thank you so much to all of you for participating and for creating so many awesome entries. You can be proud of your work. The designs are beautiful!
It’s no secret that people are attached to their stuff, especially the stuff that we use every day. Let’s face it, the stuff is not just our “things,” the stuff becomes our companion. It’s watched us develop our skills, been with us through celebrations, and sometimes been there to see us at our, shall I