Another week, another quilt making post brought to you by my ADORNit Ambassadorship. Last week I taught you how to cut the half triangle squares from your fabric strips. This week I'm teaching you how to press and square those squares. This step is a crucial one. Mess up here and your seams of each … Continue reading Quilt Making: Pressing and Squaring Your Squares
Last week I went over how to calculate your entire quilt start to finish. This week I will be continuing my ADORNit project by teaching you how to cut out your strips, sew, an then cut the half triangle squares at 45 degree angle. Cutting the strips is simple, so simple I forgot to get … Continue reading Quilt Making: Cutting Your Fabric Strips
I will be detailing how I make quilts showcasing fabric that has been given to me by ADORNit. This series of blog posts will be apart of my time as an ADORNit Ambassador, so lets get started! I have been around quilting as long as I can remember. As a kid, whenever we'd get together … Continue reading Quilt Making: Planning and Choosing Your Fabric
A quick how to for creating your own crochet jacket.
In our house my husband and son have slight obsession with the Nintendo video game, Legend of Zelda. My husband grew up playing it and loves it, so my son (who is a HUGE daddy's boy) of course loves it as well. A month or so ago I was deciding what to make for his … Continue reading Crochet Halloween Costume: Legend of Zelda Tunic and Hat
The Linen Stitch is an easy stitch to learn. It is a good stitch for a beginner because it only involves single crocheting and chain stitching. Even though it is a simple stitch, it creates a beautiful visual effect by stacking alternating rows and giving your crochet piece a linen fabric type of pattern. The … Continue reading The Linen Stitch: Crochet Stitch How To Tutorial
The magic circle is probably my favorite crocheting technique because of how effective it is. It is super effective because it creates a tightly cinched circle with out worry of it coming loose. It also creates a clean and professional look to your crocheting pieces. It is used mostly when working in an increasing round … Continue reading Crochet Technique: The Magic Circle