Monday, November 26, 2012

Do you want to make a call?

In the era of global networking and mobile phones we have many phones handsets and gadgets.
But we need them at hand.
Yesterday I spent one hour looking for my cell charger.
When found I said I have to organize all these gadgets at one place.
What is the most appropriate shape for a phone organizer?
A phone box, of course.
I have black felt and red fabric. And 2 hours free time...

The final result.
Look  inside..
I  made holes on the side parts as handles to catch it easy and carry with me..
It was easy to sew and great project to practice free motion quilting.

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Christmas Give away

to ALL quilters
Today is the start of the RightPatterns' Give-away to celebrate the Christmas .
It is running from 24th November to 24th December 2012 .
During this time the RightPatterns is giving away one pattern free to accompany every 25th pattern purchased from the RightPatterns' shop.

I have over 70 patterns different prices, so you could receive an expensive pattern buying one at regular price of 2,50 USD for instance.
The Giveaway will end on 24-th December at  24 .00 GMT.

Let me know  in the Paypal message box when paying for your purchase, which pattern you would like to receive free if you are one of the lucky ones. 
Winners will receive their free pattern within 24 hours of purchase.
I will use the stats of your wishes to understand what do you prefer if the price is of no importance.

********* Happy Christmas time! *********

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Last, but not least

I love their perfect shapes with ice crystals.
Sometimes I can see the tiny ice balls they are consisting of.
Sometimes they gather and falling as thick snow.
Leave them to  land on your hand and they immediately began melting.

Sew this beautiful Snowflake and hang on the wall or make a cushion and it doesn't melt ever.
I have made the picture a little bit blurry like a frosty window glass early in the morning.

Do you like it?
Do you want to sew one for yourself. Simply go here.
************** Happy winter sewing! **********************

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Illusion with a rabbit

I think this is the oldest illusion trick - hiding a rabbit in a cylinder and later  showing it to the public.
It is part of circus productions for kids. They always like it and every time wonder how it is possible to put rabbits inside.
The pattern is available HERE and THERE.
I am collecting different fabric patterns that will match my Circus theme quilt. And still thinking about best design of of the quilt.

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Let it snow outside! - tutorial

The winter will be here soon. It is going cold, the days are shorter.
First snowflakes will be dancing in the air.
Today this paper pieced snowflake has appeared in the fabric window.
Do you like it?
Go on with reading the post. I will show step by step how to sew this hanging.
Paperpiece half of the snowflake. You can find the pattern in my shops HERE or THERE.
Note this is half of the pattern. The snowflake is still falling. And the project is easier and quick.
Cut two pieces with given dimensions an add a piece to each side as shown.

Cut a rectangle 7 x 11 inches and sew together.
Cut stripes 2 inch width and attach round the square.
Cut 14 inch square from back fabric and batting. Sew the top and back right side together as shown on the picture. Do not forget to leave 5" opening without seam for turning over.
Turn over, sew the opening blind stitch and iron.
Stitch a quarter inch from the edge and quilt as you desire.
I have chosen free motion quilting with white thread remembering snow.
Sewing hangings.
Cut two rectangles 6 x 3,5 " , fold each or them and stitch this way.
Turn over and iron. Make buttonholes and stitch to the back side of the quilt 1,5 " from the side edge.
 Sew the buttons and you are finished.
Let it snow!
You can use the same pattern for table runner or cushions.

Saturday, November 3, 2012

New Year wall hanging decoration Quilt

  New Year wallhanging decoration Quilt  paper pieced  PDF Pattern changing nimbers

 In time of crisis we should make adjustable works, so I designed this wall hanging such way.
The last piece is joined by buttons, so next year you would sew only the number 4 and hang again!
And then sew number 5 and so on.
Last year it looks this way.
Pattern available in my Craftsy.