Just in time for the weather to turn cooler, all three parts of my English paper piecing tutorial series are live and ready for budding quilters. I’m really pleased with how these tutorials turned out, and I’m so excited to share them with you!
Are you ready to try your hand at quilting? (Get it? Hand? Quilting? Hand quilting? Sorry. I couldn’t help myself…) This tutorial series will take you from paper templates to a finished project in three fully-photographed posts: In part 1, you’ll learn the addictive art of stitching hexies. In part 2, you’ll join those hexies into a flower-shaped quilt block. Finally, in part 3, you’ll use your blocks as the basis for a handy English paper piecing travel kit so you can bring your projects anywhere!
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Are you an English paper piecing junkie? Sew on the go without worrying about bent or lost templates—keep your hexie pieces (or any other shape) safe, organized, and at the ready in an old Altoids tin!
Continue reading Organize: Altoids Tin Hexie Template Storage
Keep your embroidery projects clean, organized, and portable with this roundup of six travel-ready stitching tutorials!
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Our gigantic crew of family and friends has moved on to the Italian Lakes, where much crafting and relaxing is afoot. There has been a ton of painting, stitching, and photography thus far, and, as soon as I find a good container, I’m going to build a terrarium to leave here at the villa.
I’m really enjoying having plenty of time to laugh, eat, rest, and craft for the sake of crafting.