Fabric choices, Thousand Oaks Quilt

NB: Edyta Sitar’s Thousand Oaks quilt pattern is available on her website or in her book, Patches of Blue. I’m a collage artist and I found choosing the fabrics for this appliqué project almost exactly like composing the materials for a paper or multi media collage. You need 9 fat quarters worth of fabrics for the appliqués. From each fabric […]

Just got my copy of Pillow Talk!

I’ve already made Edyta Sitar’s Dot Dot Dot pillow three times, (I purchased the pattern from her website) but now I have the whole book of gorgeous pillow patterns! So excited! I’m very enthusiastic about this because of the variety of techniques featured and Edyta’s videos for Fat Quarter Shop about them. I know I’ll learn a lot as I […]

Excellent mask tutorial

An excellent face mask tutorial with lots of intformation about mask making in general. Links to full instructions and free downloadable pattern in video notes. I love that this doesn’t need bias tape (which is hard to find) and has hints about making adjustable ear elastics.

Mask of the Day: Shark mouth

Mask of the Day: Be scarier than the coronavirus! David wanted a shark’s grin nose art mask I used A.B. mask by a nurse for a nurse’s pattern to make this — the mouth is made with machine appliqué– red fabric with teeth from fusible interfacing — I also stitched the interfacing on to be safe. After discussions with my […]

Mask of the Day: AB Mask

Latest mask for David: We wanted something large that would cover his whole beard. I also picked up some fat quarters and extra wide double fold bias tape so I have more colours/patterns!The pattern is AB Mask: for a Nurse by a nurse: it’s the third pic: it’s a jpg — print it out at 100%. Cut two, sew the […]