While I’m waiting for my copy of Edyta Sitar’s Pillow Talk book, I decided to buy and download the full quilt pattern from her website, which also includes the 18″ square pillow. The pattern is easy to follow — you appliqué a circle to a square of fabric, then sew the squares together to make a pillow or, in case […]
I designed this on prequilt.com and made it for my dear friend, Daphna Levit. It’s my second quilt finish! I wanted a gradation from solid navy blue to white, with a green accent.
It makes me so happy, I just want to snuggle it! I learned so many valuable things by doing this: Quilting is very very hard work! Manhandling even a lap quilt through a small machine (this is 60″ x 60″) is actual physical labour and is painful on my slightly arthritic hands. Gloves help. I don’t think I’ll try to […]
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: 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 […]
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 […]
I’ve been sewing face masks for the last week or so for us and for some of our friends. I’ve tried a few patterns and I wanted to share some links/tips for those of you who wish to make your own for your friends and family.First of all, these are not medical grade masks, obviously. But even cloth masks made […]