Here in Chicago we’re starting to pull things together for the much anticipated gardening seaseon (is it spring yet?), including taking stock of our gardening “stuff”. I was thinking – what better way to keep all of our tools in order than to stitch up a few organizers? It didn’t take me long to find a bunch of awesome tutorials and projects – and here are my favorites!
AllPeopleQuilt.com started the 1 Million Pillowcase Challenge as a way to inspire us to sew to serve others. To date there have been over 450,000 pillowcases handmade and donated to local charities by individuals across the USA!
This year the day right before Thanksgiving is National Tie One On Day. Give an apron (or wrap an apron around a homemade baked gift) and pass it along to someone in need as a way to give thanks. We’re celebrating by sharing one of our favorite apron projects, the one yard “no-waste” apron.
Make this sweet and frilly gathered bag from bright and cheery quilting-weight cottons. Carissa from BumbleBee Bliss (who has an affinity for designing and stitching up her own purse designs) has created a downloadable PDF project tutorial for stitching up one of her cute gathered bags. Make one for yourself, then stitch up a few as