Tag Archives: sewing

Lap Quilt Almost Finished

Dresden Plate Lap Quilt for my mother for her 100th birthday in May.  It’s almost finished. Eldest daughter did the sewing, youngest daughter sent some special memory buttons to add to it.  Middle daughter handmade fused glass buttons and I … Continue reading

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Lap Quilt Nearing Completion

I love the choice of a solid colour between the quilt squares.  A few more little touches and it’s finished.

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Lap Quilt in Progress

Eldest daughter is working on this Dresden Plate lap quilt for her grandma’s 100th birthday in May.  Still trying to choose the colours between the squares. It’s going to look beautiful when it’s finished and mom will love it.

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Braiding A Rug – Sewing the Braids together

The long strips of braided fabric are now sewn together into a rug, around and around, adding more strips until the rug is the size you want it to be.

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Braiding A Rug – Repurposing Old Clothes

Old shirts, jammy pants and leftover fabric are cut into strips, the strips are folded in half with the edges folded inside and ironed flat. The strips are then sewn together end to end to make longer strips. Those strips … Continue reading

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