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
Today I decided to take a break from cutting the squares for my nine patch quilt and make something. I had a few scraps from those fat quarters and made a patchwork quilt top. Most of the scraps were 4" wide and I just pieced them together into seven strips. I then trimmed all the… Continue reading A Patchwork Quilt
In my previous post I spoke about making this 9 patch quilt from all my fat quarter bundles and found this quilt as an inspiration. This afternoon I got to cutting up all my fat quarters into 4.5" strips. I have to cut 4.5" squares from these strips in order to make a finished 12"… Continue reading Getting Started on my First Quilt
On my recent trip to the United States I bought a few fat quarter bundles. A fat quarter bundle is a collection of fat quarters from a fabric line. What is a fat quarter? Fat quarters are quarter-yard cuts of fabric cut wide (hence the name fat). Each fat quarter is approximately 18" x 21".… Continue reading Fat Quarter Bundles!!!
Here is my inspiration for my first 9 patch quilt. I found this picture on Pinterest and am absolutely in love with this quilt. However, I am not able to find the source and neither the instructions. So as usual I turned to the internet for some much needed help. Calculations: For a queen size… Continue reading 9 Patch Quilt from Fat Quarters!!!
Welcome to my crafty world! I am a Patent Engineer by profession and have recently started sewing. I love making dresses for my cute nieces. Ever since I saw the memory quilt in the movie Stepmom, I have wanted to make one for myself. I’m still a long way away from making the perfect memory… Continue reading Hello World
Okay! So I have been foraging the internet for a simple and easy Christmas quilt and I found a few lovely ones. This is a nine patch quilt design from Wendy's Hat. A family Christmas quilt from Goodlife Eats, etc. Starry Eyed Quilt by moda bake shop. One star quilt by sewn with grace. So… Continue reading Christmas Quilts!!!