Feb 27, 2011

{hanging fabric storage baskets}

since spring is coming...well...coming some time that year (i hope, please tell me it does!), we all need to think of spring cleaning, organizing, tidying up...
so, what better way to get motivated to sort your stuff is to make yourself some 
a tutorial found @ the mother huddle.
hanging fabric storage baskets by destri of the mother huddle

Feb 16, 2011

{woodland faeries}

if you're a fan of natalie lymer, the talented brain behind cinderberry stitches, head over to lecienusa.com where you can find the free
wallhanging featuring lecien's flower sugar collection (at the moment, the pattern is in the second row, middle, just click on 'download' to get the pdf).
i'm feeling the itch to stitch again soon!
picture from the 'woodland faeries' pattern
by natalie lymer of cinderberry stitches for lecien

Feb 13, 2011

{hexagon park}

my dear lynne of lily's quilt (the fabulous & talented uk-based blogger for whom i made the blog design...sorry, i'm still so proud of it :)) debuted today on the moda bakeshop with her first project!! congrats, lynne!
hexagon park by lynne goldsworthy of lily's quilts
 you can bet that this quilt is right on top of my to-do-list!

Feb 6, 2011

{aneela hoey's famous girl on a tree swing}

The super-talented Aneela Hoey, designer of  generously offers a tutorial on how to re-create her over-the-top-cute girl on a tree swing. Another fabulous project on my ever-growing to-do list!
picture by aneela hoey of comfotstitching

{Add Zippers to Pillows}

Another tutorial I'll have to try soon...to overcome my fear of .....zippers (u-oh, the dreaded z-word!)
At Sew, Mama, Sew!'s blog you can find a good tutorial on how to finish your pillow with a professional looking zipper closing!
photo shamelessly 'bloglifted' from the sew, mama, sew! blog