Monday, November 28, 2016

Quilt Petite Blog Hop

Lets just say I was very excited to receive this wonderful copy of Sedef Imer's first book - Quilt Petite for Tuva Publishing.  Sedef has a style and way all her own and to have a whole book filled with ideas and inspiration it certainly was a hard pick to pick one project to make for this Blog Hop.

A few days before the book arrived I had this bundle of Slow and Steady by Tula Pink arrive and I just loved that there were so many green prints and colours in this range.  I knew these would match my kitchen perfectly and so decided to make the "Pretty on Point Placemats" which I knew would look fabulous on my table for summer.

I do love making Half Square Triangles - and with them turned on point make this design great to feature lots of fabrics.  I decided to make them all with a background fabric to really let the prints and design pop.  After a bit of trimming all my point were perfect and it was easy to work through the steps in the pattern to make these placemats.

I think this is the best binding fabric - EVER!

After some machine quilting along the diagonals of the Triangles and behind the Cutlery pocket these  placemats are almost to pretty to be used on the table but I am a practical person and love to see things I made used and loved.  Summer entertaining will be fun and how great is that Cutlery Pocket. It think that was almost the feature I was drawn to the most.

So I could hardly stop at one - so I made six for our table!  I think I am also going to make a matching Table runner just using the on point HST's and that fabulous Binding to match.

Sedef has announced that she is holding a Giveaway - so for all the details you can head over here to see how to enter.  

Also don't forget to stop by all these wonderful makers to see what they will be making.

November 6: Sedef at Down Grapevine Lane (intro + giveaway)
November 7: Wynn at Zakka Art
November 8: Sarah at A Little Happy Place
November 9: Bridgette at The Family Hearth
November 10: Heidi at Fabric Mutt
November 11: Minki at Minki's Work Table
November 12: Ange at A Little Patchwork
November 13: Lauren at Molly and Mama
November 14: Michelle at Cole & Taffy
November 15: Nadra at Ellis & Higgs
November 16: Amy at Nana Company
November 17: Faith at Sarana Ave
November 18: Debbie at Happy Little Cottage
November 19: Erin at Why Not Sew
November 20: Amanda at Jedi Craft Girl
November 21: Melissa at Oh How Sweet
November 22: Stacy at Stacy Olson Design
November 23: Ayda at Cafe Nohut
November 24: Peta at She Quilts A Lot
November 25: Amanda at A Crafty Fox
November 26: Keera at Live Love Sew
November 27: Sharon at Lilabelle Lane
November 28: Kate at The Homemakery
November 29: Jemima at Tied With A Ribbon
November 30: Jodie at Ric Rac
December 1: Anorina at Samelia's Mum
December 2: Alisha at Ministry of Fabric
December 3: Xanthe at Wife-made
December 4: Cheri at Tinker With This
December 5: Kristyne at Pretty By Hand
December 6: Kimberly at Fat Quarter Shop
December 7: Veronica at Vivid Felicity
December 8: Shari at Doohikey Designs
December 9: Jina at Jina Barney Designz
December 10: Emma at Emma Jean Jansen
December 11: Sedef at Down Grapevine Lane (wrap up + giveaway winner)

Happy Sewing
Jemima x x

Monday, November 21, 2016

Just Sew Happy - new pattern release!

I have to say that while I have been creating so many things of late, many of them are all projects that are secret squirrel and I can't share with you just as of yet.  However this is one project I am super thrilled to share with you.

"Just Sew Happy" is the follow up sister Mini Quilt to "When life gives you scraps".  This new design had been buzzing around in my head for a while and the sketches even go back to a plane flight from much earlier this year.  

Introducing - my newest pattern release - "Just Sew Happy" Mini Quilt.  This is a just for fun Mini quilt filled with your favourite sewing and quilting notions.  All done in Appliqué this Mini Quilt would be great in your sewing space, perfect for Mini Quilt Swaps or just to sew - just for fun!

It is also available wholesale through Creative Abundance for stores looking to stock this or any of my patterns.

I'd love to see your versions of my patterns so please tag me over on Instagram @tiedwitharibbon and #justsewhappyminiquilt.

Happy sewing
Jemma x x 
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