Author: Eliane

Decorative Stitches for Quilting

Getting bored of quilting straight lines? Want to quilt something else, but also don’t want it to be too complicated or difficult? Well, let me introduce you to decorative stitches! In this post I’ll cover three different decorative stitches I use on my Janome machine that add such a fun quilted touch! I’ll show you the stitch length I use so that you can replicate the results. If you don’t have a Janome, check yourContinue reading

Woven Hearts Cover Quilt

Say hello to Woven Hearts! This fun, modern heart pattern boasts big blocks and strip piecing for a faster finish! Buy Woven Hearts: Woven Hearts is an intermediate pattern and is great if you’ve made some quilts already. For my cover quilt, I used Moda Bella solids and was going for a candy conversation hearts color palette. You know, the terrible tasting ones with words like “U R Cute” printed on them. Colors are: PeachContinue reading

Orange Peel Hand Quilting

When I finished my scrappy Bear Path quilt top, I knew I wanted to hand quilt it to give it a more “vintage, worn in” look. I toyed with the idea of straight lines, or echo quilting, like I did for my Wildwood Bear Path and my Cover Bear Path quilts. And yet, they didn’t feel right, even though they also felt like I’d be pushing the easy button. I decided instead to bust outContinue reading

Scrappy Bear Path Quilt

Believe it or not, this quilt has been in the works for a very long time. In fact, it was the second Bear Path I started, way before I had even written the pattern or sent it off to testers. However, I ended up not having the time to finish it before the release, and then it sat, in pieces until I became motivated to finish up some WIPs. I’m so glad I chose toContinue reading

Every Adventure Tote | Inner Zipper Pocket

We could all use more storage! Use this tutorial to add an inner zipper pocket to the Every Adventure Tote. The best thing about an inner zipper pocket is that it is easy to access and to keep safe anything you want a little extra storage for. New to the Every Adventure Tote? his FREE tote bag pattern is a “choose your own adventure” bag with multiple options. Mix and match your favorite straps, pockets,Continue reading

Exterior Pocket | Every Adventure Tote Bag

You can add an exterior pocket to the Every Adventure Tote with this tutorial! An exterior pocket tote bag is handy for extra storage and quick access of items! The pocket gets secured through the addition of longer bag straps so for this variation of the Every Adventure Tote, be sure to follow the information and instructions below. Supplies: Follow the supplies listed in the Every Adventure Tote tutorial with the following exceptions: FOR THEContinue reading