Sewing with Kids – Hand Embroidery Tips
**Check out this post for the series overview and printable checklist!** In Week 6 of our T-Shirt Quilt Sewalong, we’re going to square up our quilt tops and baste together a quilt sandwich. I like to do both of these steps on my kitchen floor. Not only does it give me enough space to completelyContinue reading “How to Baste Your Quilt – T-Shirt Quilt Series Week 6”
The three frustrating hours I spent stumbling through a sunhat pattern with unclear instructions and mislabeling drove home my desire to write patterns specifically for reclaimed and sentimental textiles. Careful labeling can be the difference between a finished project or one abandoned due to incorrect cutting and running out of a specific fabric. Thorough, clear instructions can be the difference between despair and joy while sewing.
I’m on my fifth rodeo involving parenting a toddler in church. Rodeo, I say, because containing a toddler in the pew and riding a bucking bronco are pretty much the same thing sometimes.
We can all “be the change” in different ways. Mine is through sewing, living slowly, and loving my family. And it’s a work in progress. Every day.