Today I’m sharing a few tips and tricks for finishing a Zip Up Tray Pouch – pattern by Aneela Hoey. I don’t proclaim to be an expert at all. But, I have made about a dozen of these pouches and here’s what works for me. Part of a clean binding depends on how you attach it…… Continue reading Finishing a Zip Up Tray Pouch
Have some tiny treasured scraps that you can’t bear to throw away? Here’s an easy and quick tutorial for making fabric washi tape with even the smallest of scraps. Although this tutorial is mine, I can’t claim credit for the idea. I first saw this idea on Camille Roskelley’s Instagram page @thimbleblossoms. You’ll need: …… Continue reading Fabric Washi Tape Tutorial
I love to work on slow stitching projects on Sundays. It’s usually a lazy day around here after church, playing in the yard or watching a football or baseball game, depending on the season. Earlier this month, I finished up this little cactus for my sister’s birthday. She found a picture of a similar one…… Continue reading Slow Stitching Sundays
With several Swoon “quiltalongs” going on right now, there are a ton of beautiful Swoon blocks popping up on my Instagram feed. And, lots of finished quilts even. I joined in last month, but I am just not that fast! I have finished two blocks, and the first one was kind of a disaster. I…… Continue reading Piecing Tips & Shortcuts – on a Swoon Block
This is a new series where I will share my latest fabric pulls – for upcoming projects, new listings for my Etsy shop, or just because! First up is a pretty pull that blends Essex Linen in black, two pretty prints from Melody Miller’s “Mustang” line by Cotton & Steel plus the Mustard moons…… Continue reading Friday Fabric Pulls
After much debating, I am going to give this blog a go again. I started it many years ago and haven’t posted regularly for awhile I’ve decided it’s time, so here goes! I spent some time reorganizing my fabric closet yesterday. As I pull fabric and supplies out for projects, I usually just throw them…… Continue reading Organizing Fabric
Exciting news! I have finally opened a shop on Etsy to sell quilts, baby toys and more. Check it out here. If you want to see what I’m making next, follow along on Instagram or Facebook @quiltyobsession.