The Duo Wallet is a fabulous wallet pattern recently released by Sew Candy Sewing Patterns and I got to test it! With 18 card slots and two big zipper compartments this wallet packs a lot. It comes in two sizes as well! I was initially intimated by the number of card slots and thought it must be… Continue reading Duo Wallet
Home Maker's Hustle Sewing Patterns recently launched their first pattern "The Ultimate Lunch Bag". I was able to get the pattern at a discounted price as part of the launch sale and boy am I glad that I did. It is a great little lunch bag pattern which is suitable for adults and kids and… Continue reading The Ultimate Lunch Bag
Puperita is one of my favourite pattern designers and I own a few of her patterns. The Happy Frog Romper is one of those cute little bubble rompers that goes from NB to a size large. I made the large size, which fits a 1 yr old, in this cute alien print, happy alien romper. Tried applique for the… Continue reading Happy Frog Romper
Well I'm back to sewing after a really long break! The first project I tried was the Berry Bubble Shorts by Mummykins and me. It goes from a size newborn to 12 years. I made a size 4. I've had this pattern for quite some time now and a was a little hesitant to try it as… Continue reading Berry Bubble Shorts & Hummingbird Dress
My niece is turning 12 next week and I wanted to give her something handmade. So while browsing through the internet I found this cute little Messenger Bag by Blue Calla and best of all it's a free pattern!!! It was a pretty easy sew. Clear instructions and pretty quick to sew. I used thick… Continue reading Mini Messenger Bag
Violette Field Threads (VFT) one of my favorite pattern designers recently launched the Give Hope Campaign to help provide education, nutrition and healthcare for little girls in Guatemala. For more info on how to help please visit http://www.casa-guatemala.org/ As part of this campaign VFT launched a new pattern "The Hope Dress & Tunic" and offered… Continue reading Give Hope Campaign!!
I got a new Lenovo Yoga Tablet last week and decided to make a quilted case for it. Looked through Pinterest for inspiration and found a good pattern. I didn't quite like the tablet patterns existing in the market and decided to just wing it. Turned out pretty good don't you think 🙂 Here is… Continue reading Handmade Tablet Case Tutorial
I recently made a yoga mat for my mother in law using cotton poplin, burlap fabric and polyester batting. It was an easy sew. I just used a precut polyester batting piece which was about 1.25 mts x 90 cms. I cut the top fabric to almost this size. My batting was slightly larger than… Continue reading Quilted Yoga Mat!!
Today I got to finish my quilted throw pillow!! In my previous post I had explained how I made the quilted top for this throw pillow. The quilt top I made was about 19" x 19". I wanted to make a zippered cover and looked for some tutorials on Pinterest. Found one which was easy… Continue reading Quilted Throw Pillow – Part II
The first block I tried when I first started quilting was a disappearing hour glass block. Although it was not perfect it came out pretty well (except that the two corners also disappeared) and was much appreciated by my quilting group on Facebook. To make this block I followed Missouri Star Quilt Company's (MSQC) tutorial… Continue reading Quilted Throw Pillow – Part I