Cluck Cluck Quiet Book Page

25 Jul 2014

 

Hi!  It's Amanda here from Jedi Craft Girl!  I LOVE quiet books.  My mother made me a quiet book when I was a little girl.  My inspiration for the chicken & eggs page came from a page out of my old quiet book.  Back then I think all they had was muslin and felt to work with! The darling prints from Riley Blake give this traditional page new life!! Supplies: 10.5" x 10.5" background fabric scraps of yellows, browns, reds and orange Riley Blake braid trim in brown zipper buttons scraps of cotton batting Heat n Bond Lite ... ...read more

Butterfly Patch Baby Quilt Tutorial

21 Jul 2014

Butterfly Baby Quilt by Fabric Mutt for Riley Blake Designs

My name is Heidi Staples, and I write the sewing blog Fabric Mutt where I share my love of beautiful fabric and fun sewing projects. Today I'm here to show you a tutorial for a very simple baby quilt featuring the A Beautiful Thing collection by Zoe Pearn for Riley Blake Designs. Since this fabric line features a darling butterfly print, I thought it would be fun to make that design motif a part of my quilt. The Butterfly Patch Baby Quilt is great last minute gift project, easily made in a weekend and perfect for beginning quilters. In ... ...read more

Rainbow Pony Quiet Page

18 Jul 2014


Hello from Kathy!  My quiet book page features a little Pony with a colorful, fluffy mane and tail, with lots of textures.  The tail can be braided and a section of the tail can be taken off and on!  I added some grass under the pony and a rainbow in the sky to complete the page. Printer-Friendly Version Supplies for this quiet book page: Applique Template Fat Quarters of a variety of pastel cotton fabrics, different size dots are great (rainbow and pony) Fat Quarter Green and White Medium Chevron (grass) Background fabric - 10.5" square Lightweight fusible interfacing - 10 ... ...read more

Splendor Garden

15 Jul 2014

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Printer-Friendly Version Hello, this Hema from Malini's Quilts blog with the Splendor Flower Garden quilt made from Lila Tueller's Splendor fabric collections. This collection has beautiful big prints and this pattern will showcase those big prints.  Fabrics and Tools Required: Splendor Fat Quarter Bundle 1 Cotton Shades Snow - 4.5 yards for background Splendor Stripes White - 3/4 yards for binding Splendor or other Yardage - 5 yards for backing 12" 60 degree Triangle Ruler  8.5 inch x 24.5 inch ruler 6.5 inch square up ruler Cutting Instructions Background fabric Tip: I put a new blade ... ...read more

Shall We Gather IV - Ruching!

07 Jul 2014

Create dimension and texture in your quilting and sewing projects with Ruching!
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Hi! I'm Deonn, here to share another great vintage technique made modern!I learned to sew from my mother, tied my first quilt at around age 8, and have spent many hours (days, years, decades...) in the sewing room with Mom, sisters and eventually my own children.  I'm a longarm quilter with a home business, Quiltscapes, where I also offer quilting and sewing classes and patterns, along with a host of free tutorials featured both on my website www.quiltscapesqs.com, and right here at Cutting ... ...read more

Shy Forest Friends Quiet Book Page Tutorial

04 Jul 2014

 

Printer-Friendly Version Today I have a tutorial for TWO Quiet Book Pages that I hope will encourage a child's natural curiosity, love of animals, and stimulate their sense of touch. In our first Quiet Book Page, children will lift up a colorful tree flap to find cute woodland animals resting in the shade. On the second page, the same animals can be found hiding in the tall grass. Let's begin! You will need: Animal Template 2 - 10.5" x 10.5" squares of fabric for the background. I used C200-31AquaMarine. 2 - 10.5" x 10.5" squares of ... ...read more

Fold Over Messenger Bag

30 Jun 2014


Printer Friendly Version. Hello Everyone! I am Remona from The Stitching Scientist. I am so excited to here at Cutting Corners to share with you this pretty tutorial on my Fold Over Messenger Bag. This bag features fabrics from the stunning Geekly Chic fabric line. This line fits me perfectly as I am a geek that likes to sew:-). This bag follows a very simple pattern similar to a lined purse. It is accented by a bright colored zipper and canvas straps. For this project I used Geekly Polaroid Coral and Geekly Camera Blues for the outside and Geekly Swatches ... ...read more

RBD Quiet Book Fridays

27 Jun 2014


Have you seen the adorable Quiet Book Page Tutorials on our Cutting Corners blog? Each Friday, our very crafty blogger friends have been coming up with clever ideas for quiet book pages. After you have your pages complete, you can follow along this coming August, as we show you how to put them all together into a irresistible little book! ...read more

Counting Stars Quilt

25 Jun 2014


Number of blocks 22 / Finished quilt size 72 1/2"x 86" {Materials} I used the delightful fabric line: "floriography" by Pink Fig Design. They have such a beautiful color pallet; perfect to make a quilt for picnic under the summer sky!   3/4 yard of 7 different fabrics 4 yards of light blue fabric for background (Shades/Aqua Marine) 5 1/2 yards for backing (I had a lot less fabric than that, but that is the standard requirement by the chartI found. batting that is slightly bigger than the finished quilt top *If you are going to hand ... ...read more

Speedster Quilt Tutorial

23 Jun 2014


Hi!  It's Amanda from Jedi Craft Girl.  I am so thrilled to be here talking about the fabulous Speedster line of fabric.  I have two girls and one boy.  It's so easy and fun to sew for girls; I always feel my 10 year old son gets left out.  There doesn't seem to be much out there in the way of older boy fabrics - until Speedster came along!  I LOVE this fabric so much!  I knew I wanted to sew a throw quilt for my son, Ryan, for his 11th birthday coming up. This quilt pattern is ... ...read more
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