Tag Archives: Beginner Sewing Projects

Squares and Stripes Quilt Pattern

I received a few requests for the pattern I developed for the Quilt Top for my daughter. Although Squares and Stripes is the obvious name for this quilt, it might be considered a Goldilocks Quilt. The first attempt was the … Continue reading

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MMQ: Log Cabin Block Variations

The Log Cabin Quilt Block is a very common block in traditional quilting. Traditional Log Cabin Quilts are typically sewn with a red center square and alternating sides of light and dark as in this example from the TLC Home … Continue reading

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MMQ Blocks 5, 6 and 7: Pinwheel and Variations

Pinwheel is another traditional quilting pattern. When multiple blocks are joined – especially if completed in brightly colored and patterned fabric – the quilt top appears to be in motion! (see more at TLC Home Website) Block 2 was a … Continue reading

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Patchy Boho Sling Bag Tutorial

The Patchy Boho Sling Bag is what prompted this series of tutorials.  After completion of the foundation piecing, the bag is constructed in the same manner as the Boho Sling Bag. The simple construction makes this a great beginner sewing … Continue reading

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Tutorial for Boho Sling Bag, Part Two

Part One Here So now the bag looks almost like a bag… just a few more seams… The base or bottom of the purse is the next section. (Full size pattern can be downloaded here) Cut out two fabric bases, … Continue reading

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Boho Sling Bag Tutorial: Using “Fat Quarters”

The fabrics available in Fat Quarter cuts are just beautiful…just too nice to pass up! One simple seam allows them to be used in the Boho Sling Bag. Use the same pattern used to cut the other Boho Bag pieces. … Continue reading

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Boho Sling Bag Tutorial

The Boho Sling Bag – plain or fancy.  A sewing project for everyone – regardless of their sewing pedigree or experience! The Boho Sling Bag seems to be fairly popular among those that could form the next generation of needle-artists.  … Continue reading

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