Tag: Easter

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I drink a lot of tea and always worry about leaving cup marks on tables and furniture. As a result I have quite a few coasters and mug rugs strategically placed throughout my home. With Easter around the corner, let’s make an easter egg mug rug, or two, or ten….. Materials Easter inspired or Spring…

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Makower have launched yet another fantastic fabric range called Spring. Makower were good enough to send samples of this latest fabric range to UKQU, and the wonderful people at UKQU sent some to me to review. One of their latest ranges called Spring, consists of 20 fabrics plus a panel.  I received a sample of…

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Gulliver has been very busy theses last few weeks. So much so he’s kept my sewing machine very occupied. March brought with it two storms, Freya and Gareth. It’s no fun being a small bird in all that weather. Gulliver barely held onto his perch.   I don’t know if you have ever watched seagulls…

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Mar 11

Bunny Bag

I can hardly believe that Easter is nearly upon us, it doesn’t seem five minutes since it was Christmas! I usually like to make a little something for our smallest granddaughter as she isn’t a chocolate egg lover. This was made a few Easters ago and you can find the pattern here…      …

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Fiona Pullen, from the Sewing Directory, has been busy and gathered a collection of Easter Patterns for us all. .  From Eggs to Mini Quilts, bunnies and bags, whether you want to have your own egg hunt, or just like making things there are lots of things to enjoy here. All the projects linked to…

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This is a fun Easter decoration….of the no calorie sort!  You will need a polystyrene egg, scraps of fabric, fabric for bias strips, 1/4″ bias maker (Clover), fusible tape, mini iron,Stanley knife and pencil. First mark your pattern, keep it simple, I just marked four curved lines evenly from point to base, then a curved…

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In 2015, I saw these eggs in a post on a North American website. They looked great and so that year I made some and wrote my own pattern for my GillyMac pupils to enjoy.  As we approach Easter 2018, you may enjoy making these as a gift or as decoration for your home. They…

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APPLIQUÉ The technique of applying one or more fabrics to a background with hand or machine stitching. Always use a thread to match the colour of the shape to be appliquéd. Hand appliqué Also known as needle turn appliqué. The appliqué pattern can be traced onto the background fabric or an overlay method can be…

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This blog post has two parts; both equally amazing if I may say so myself… There is an egg FPP pattern and a discount code for some lovely fabrics to use when making the eggs. I really enjoyed creating the pattern for the foundation paper pieced logo for UK Quilters United, so much so that…