Saturday, April 18, 2009

Sewing Patterns and Recycling T-Shirts and Sewing Patterns!

How to Make an Out-of-the Ordinary T-Shirt Quilt: Part One ...
Inspired by log cabin quilt blocks and the work of Piet Mondrian, I improvised a pattern that is both traditional and modern, beautiful and full of memories. This post is all about making the quilt front; next week, we'll do the quilting.
... like the block above. Once the pieces were sewn together, I cut the pieces to complete the block. I did this for the whole quilt; if it's easier for you to lay out your whole quilt before sewing, you can do that, too. ...

Tutorial: Sew a toddler dress or jumper · Sewing @ CraftGossip
By anneweaver
SnazzleCraft shares a free pattern for this versatile toddler dress. With a shirt underneath, it's a jumper. Without, it's a sundress. The pattern is sized for 18-24 months. I suspect it would be easy to size a little up or down to ...

reuse sewing pattern tissue paper » whip up
By Jackie Hernandez
Sewing pattern tissue has a great graphic quality. If you have some vintage or used sewing patterns laying around, consider reusing them for art, home decor, jewelry, or anything else you can decoupage. Here are a bunch of inspiring ideas for reusing sewing pattern tissue paper.

HOW TO MAKE A BABY CAR SEAT COVER. How to make a handmade infant car seat cover using a free sewing pattern for a baby car seat cover that you draw yourself.

Tutorial: Felt chick egg warmers · Sewing @ CraftGossip
By anneweaver
vlijtig shares a tutorial for making these chickie-shaped egg warmers from felt. The pattern is simple but oh, so cute! Get the how-to.

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