3 Top Tips for Cutting Fabric
Last Sunday I declared the day a Sewing Day. I started two new quilts and had so much fun!
I probably spent the first hour or more cutting fabric. This is probably one of my least favourite parts of the quilting process so I try to set myself up for success.
I have a large table in my craft room. It has my sewing machine set up on one end of it and usually my cutting mat on the other end. My…
Beaded Christmas Angel Tutorial
I have had so many requests for this tutorial! A couple of years ago now I made pretty beaded Christmas Angels using safety pins and beads. My original angels had golden wings and the safety-pins formed the skirt.
Since then I have shared them each year when they are on our Christmas tree and they have been a super popular post despite just showing a couple of pictures.
Finally I have gotten…
Quick Tip: Sew a Diagonal without Marking
Over the weekend I started a new quilt design – just a small one but I love starting! I was sewing a bunch of flying geese blocks which meant heaps of sewing across squares from one corner to the other diagonally.
When I wrote up the tutorial for the flying geese blockI said you needed to draw a line across the back of your squares then stitching along the line. But as I sat down to do that for…
How to Change Image Sizes in Wordpress
When you upload an image into a blog post on your WordPress blog, you get a choice of three set sizes – thumbnail, medium and large – or full size. These allow you to resize images to a particular width as you upload them so they fit into your post better and match all your other images.
For a long time my images have been 500 pixels wide but with my recent blog makeover and some online advice I…