The vintage square quilt cushion cover is one of my favourite sewing projects. Inspired by The Willow Market’s vintage cushion covers, I started making this design using TalesofCloth’s papers. I can easily baste and stitch a vintage square quilt cushion
When I saw the popular Smitten pattern by ByHaafner on Pinterest, I knew I had to attempt it. I love the vintage look of the pattern. The design features a floral motif using popcorn stitches and double crochet stitches. Pattern
I have always enjoyed cushion cover projects. They are more manageable than quilts and I can always find a use for cushion covers. It took me a while to decide to stretch myself by making a quilt using the English
Amigurumis are such cute things to make, and I find myself not making enough of them. I have experimented with several patterns – a little pig, a reindeer and a bunny. I found a ‘connection’ with the bunny from Amigurumi
It has been a while since I did any sewing or crocheting. I have been learning to enjoy a slower pace during the weekends instead of doing everything that comes to my mind maniacally. This is the case whenever I
Another cushion cover! I have been seeing this beautiful rosette pattern quite a bit on Instagram, but I could not find any written instructions in English online. After much searching, I found a video tutorial on a blog for this pattern.
This is the third installment of my crocheting journey with the vintage popcorn stitch cushion cover. I made one in a citrus colored cotton yarn this time. The first two are in vanilla and taupe. The cushion inserts in the
I got a little carried away with making fabric-covered buttons in different sizes, I now have to find a way to use them in my crafting projects.
After pondering about it for some time, I finally went out and bought a Brothers sewing machine. It has been nearly 20 years since I touched a sewing machine in school during Home Economics class. Although the very helpful sales assistant at
I fell in love with this cute Angie Bunny amigurumi designed by CrochetObjet. She also designed a wardrobe – sweater, pajamas, ski boots, shoes, a dress – for the bunny. Every time I see a new photo posted by her
I have been seeing this lovely popcorn stitch pattern around a lot on Pinterest, and I finally found the pattern online. The final product has a 3-dimensional, vintage look that gives off a whimsical feel to the cushion cover. Also, I
Japan is a haven for crafters. Their stationery shops, fabric shops, handicraft shops are places where I can spend all day wandering around in. With the husband in tow, I had to exercise restraint in the amount of time I
My latest crafting obsession is making buttons using cotton fabric and button shanks that I bought from a local haberdashery. I had so much fun making these and now I have to figure out how to use them in crafting projects,