Sunday, 21 May 2017

Showcasing ~ Neck Roll Cushion ~ Tutorial

With its unique twisted ends, today's showcased project is both practical and pretty. Designed for relaxing, the neck roll pillow (cushion) would make a great gift. 

Friday, 19 May 2017

More Fat Quarter & Jelly Roll Friendly Quilt Blocks

Early last month I showed you 20 quilt blocks made using fat quarters, left over jelly roll strips and a few scraps. I've since made another 40 blocks. This really is a super quick block to whip up.

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Hexagon Flowers ~ Quilt

My hexagon flowers are multiplying, and at a faster rate than I'd originally thought. Three years ago, when I first began cutting and basting small scraps of fabric into hexies, I had no idea what the end result would be. 

Sunday, 14 May 2017

Showcasing ~ How to Start Sewing Without a Knot ~ Tutorial

I'm so used to starting with a knot when I sew, but that's going to change from now on when I sew with double thread.  Today's showcased tutorial will show you how to start sewing without a knot - leaves the back of your work so neat and tidy.

How to start sewing without a knot - tutorial by Apple Green Cottage

Friday, 12 May 2017

Where to Find FREE Patterns & Tutorials for Girls' Clothes

Back in the 80s and 90s when I was sewing for my kids, unless you could draft your own, patterns for clothes had to be purchased. Now-a-days, with the invention of the Internet, there's no shortage of free resources. To help you save money while sewing, I've found lots of sites where you will free patterns and tutorials to use when sewing for your girls.

Free resources, sites, patterns and tutorials for sewing clothing for girls - Threading My Way

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Upcyle a Button Down Shirt into Useful Storage Bags

What can you do with a button down shirt when it's no longer wearable? Even if the fabric is thinning, they still make quick and easy travel storage bags. I've made another set to show you today - six travel bags from two shirts.

Saturday, 6 May 2017

Threading Your Way ~ Features

This week's features (all have been Pinned)...

A lovely cardigan, added to the Jackets & Coats link party. A long cardigan is a must have...

Long Cardigan ~ Free Pattern & Tutorial by Mayra, from So Sew Easy... this week's featured blog. Mayra, look out for your blog button in my sidebar.  So Sew Easy is chock a block full of free sewing patterns, tutorials and tips. If you sew bags or women's clothes, add So Sew Easy to your blog list.

Thursday, 4 May 2017

30+ Girls' Dresses ~ FREE Tutorials & Patterns

Today I'm showcasing over 30 free girls' dress patterns and tutorials - pinafores, sundresses, jumpers, halter necks, maxis, high-low, ruffle, t-shirt, peasant, shirred, bubble and more. There are lots of different styles and designs, suitable for girls of all ages.

More than 30 free dress patterns and tutorials, showing how to make different styles of dresses for girls of all ages. Threading My Way

Saturday, 29 April 2017

Showcasing ~ Scrapbusting Keyring Pouch Tutorial

Good things come in small packages, and that's the case with today's showcased project. Measuring just 3¼" x 2" x 1", they would make great gifts.

Learn how to make a small keyring pouch using scrap fabric. Tutorial ~ Stitch by Fay