Author: Eliane

Exterior Straps | Every Adventure Tote Variation

The best thing about the Every Adventure Tote is how versatile it is! Today we’ll go over how to make short exterior-sewn straps for this tote bag. I like to put these on my bag when I’m adding a drawstring closure so that I eliminate bulk from the top seam. Instead of what is listed in the original tutorial, you’ll want to cut the following for the straps: (2) 1.75″ x 25″ fabric rectangles (2)Continue reading

Non-slip Quilting Ruler | One Weird Trick

Do you ever get those “One Weird Trick” ads? Ever wonder if they work? Well, here’s a weird trick for you that DOES work. You can use a simple, cheap, product to keep your quilting rulers from slipping. Are you ready to know what it is? Sandpaper. Yup. Sandpaper! Pressure Sensitive Adhesive (PSA) Sandpaper comes with an adhesive backing that’s perfect for sticking to the back of your rulers. It doesn’t add a lot ofContinue reading

Fabric Ball | Dog & Baby Toy

This month’s Aurifil Artisan challenge is English Paper Piecing (EPP). I love EPP, and I love fast EPP projects, which can be a bit of an oxymoron. So, when I was dreaming up what I wanted to do this month, I ultimately landed on a toy for Riley! This soft fabric ball is the perfect toy for a small dog or a child! I don’t think this spoiled poodle honestly needs more toys, but IContinue reading

Queen Celtic Crossing | Finished Quilt

This quilt started as a dare between Jason and I. It went a little something like this: Jason: Do people even make quilts bigger than a throw size anymore?Me: Yes! People do it all the time!Jason: But you’ve never made one.Me: Challenge Accepted. I chose to go with Lo & Behold Stitchery’s Celtic Crossing pattern, it is one I’ve used time and time again and love for its simplicity and ease. Although written as anContinue reading

Aurifil Slice & Stitch Challenge | Free tutorial!

I had the pleasure of participating in Aurifil’s Slice & Stitch Challenge! In this challenge an Aurifil Artisan and an Olfa Ambassador receive the same products and have the task of creating a project with what they are provided. This year, each participant receives one of Aurifil’s new color builder boxes, which are a trio of threads in the same color family. I received: OLFA: Splash 45mm Ergonomic Handle Rotary Cutter, Pacific Blue with specialty bladesContinue reading

Kits! | Harvest Star QAL

I’m so excited to have some fantastic shops selling Harvest Star kits! I’ll keep updating this page as I hear of more! Modern Farmhouse | Simply Love Fabric Simply Love Fabrics has both the (12) 3/8 yd version and the (24) Fat Quarter version of Harvest Star in Modern Farmhouse fabric! I’m doing the 3/8 yd version while the lovely folks over at Riley Blake Designs are doing the fat quarter version! Modern Farmhouse |Continue reading