Tag Archives: patchwork

Top 5 tutorials for 2011

Top 5 tutorials 2011

Just in case you missed any of these tutorials last year, here’re the links again. They were the most visited tutorials in 2011.

  1. Charm pack tote bag with inside pocket tutorial
  2. Tote bag tutorial
  3. Notebook cover tutorial
  4. Kid’s draughtsman’s pouch tutorial
  5. iPad slip cover with wrap around pocket tutorial

Farmer’s wife quilt sampler – more blocks!

41 blocks of the Farmer’s wife quilt sampler done so far… I think I need a rest.

More information about how I am making this quilt.

View all the blocks I have done so far.

Flower Garden Path

Flower Pot

Four Winds

Friendship

Friendship Block

Patchwork Christmas tree softie tutorial

Patchwork Christmas tree project

Materials

  • 36 x 2 inch squares
  • fabric scraps for the bottom of the softie
  • polyfill
  • some ribbon
  • fusible interfacing
  • Download Cone shape pattern (PDF)

How to make this patchwork Christmas ornament

Learn how to make this ornament in 3 minutes:

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The fusible interfacing will make the square quite stiff which is ideal for this softie.

Fold the piece in half right side facing together making sure corners match, pin and stitch along the straight line.

Detail of tree showing the stiffness of the piece

Turn the tree inside out and fill with stuffing.

Pin the bottom circle piece to the tree and stitch.

Patchwork Christmas tree tutorial - Christmas ornament

Stitch any embellishments such as bows, stitch little beads, add a felt star to the top.

Patchwork Christmas tree tutorial - Christmas ornament

See my other Christmas tree softie tutorial.

Farmer’s wife quilt sampler III

I have so far completed 35 blocks of the Farmer’s wife quilt sampler.

More information about how I am making this quilt.

View all the blocks I have done so far.

Cups & Saucers

Cut Glass Dish

Darting Birds

Duck & Duckling

Economy

End of Day

Evening Star

Farmer’s Daughter

Farmer’s Puzzle

Flock

Flower Basket

Farmer’s wife quilt sampler II

I have so far completed 23 blocks of the Farmer’s wife quilt sampler.

More information about how I am making this quilt and the first lot of blocks.

Buzzard’s Roost

Calico Puzzle

Cats & Mice

Century of Progress

Checkerboard

Churn Dash

Contrary Life

Corn & Beans

Country Farm

Country Path