Make summer reading especially fun with a personalized book tote…perfect for kids of all ages. Go from the library to the car, and then on to the beach reading in style. Stitch this fast and simple tote by Renae Allen to practice free-motion quilting, free-motion embroidery, and to learn simple construction skills.
Do you put off adding sleeves to your quilts because of all the hand stitching? Here’s a clever way to securely add a quilt sleeve almost entirely by machine. Only a few inches of hand-stitching required!
The primitive shape and the wonderful texture of a bark gathering basket were the inspiration for this elaborately embellished bag. Experiment with stitches, use double threads, mix pinks and greens – pull out your stash and play!
Blanket stitch applique is easy to learn, looks great, and only takes a fraction of the time needed to sew traditional satin stitch applique. Give it a try on your next applique project!