August 7 2013 Quilting Newsletter
I’ve been editing this website for nearly six years and as an editor it is expected that you will write an article every week for your readers. I have managed to do just that since October 2007, but last week I messed it up – quite unintentionally I might add. Somehow, I incorrectly entered the posting date and completely missed the deadline. At first I was devastated that I have wrecked my perfect record. But the sky hasn’t fallen in, and the world continues to turn regardless, but all the same please accept my apology for my silly boo-boo.
The forum has been a little quiet, with a few more additions to the three best tips for quilters. Pop over to the forum and join us won’t you? Here’s the link: http://forums.bellaonline.com/ubbthreads.php?ubb=postlist&Board=43
Onto my goodies for you this week. I’ll add a few extras this week!!
http://justsomethingimade.com/2010/12/animal-sewing-cards-free-pdf-we-love-color-giveaway/ I played with these as a child – Animal Sewing Cards – hours of fun
http://4rtgallery.blogspot.com.au/2013/01/porcelain-costumes-by-li-xiaofeng.html WOW, not quilting but takes my breath away just the same!
http://www.abarefootbride.com/2011/12/09/tutorial-taggie-puff-caterpillar/ a taggy caterpillar to make
http://crazymomquilts.blogspot.com.au/2011/02/movin-on-up.html a very unique pattern using a stitch and slash technique.
http://www.aspoonfulofsugardesigns.com/2013/03/gathered-round-basket-3-sizes.html cute little gathered fabric baskets to make in three different sizes
http://craftingagreenworld.com/2013/03/06/how-to-reclaimed-dog-toy-thats-semi-indestructible/2/ something cute for the pooch in your life
http://www.pinkchalkstudio.com/blog/2006/07/10/whiplash-challenge-water-bottle-carrier/ we all need one of these I think
http://sewfrench.com/2012/05/18/bloggers-quilt-festival-spring-2012/ here’s a good tutorial on an unusual pattern
http://www.punkprojects.com/2013/02/duffel-bag-diy.html love this duffle bag tutorial
http://www.genxquilters.com/2010/10/kissy-fish-quilt-tutorial-freshly.html here’s an unusual quilt pattern tutorial
http://www.13woodhouseroad.com/2012/10/inspiring-quilters-sandra-bruce.html#.UN02ZndPTBZ a great article on a self portrait by a quilt maker
http://www.handmadecharlotte.com/diy-topsy-turvy-rag-doll-tutorial/ I made one of these for my daughter and she loved it till it fell to pieces!
http://www.modabakeshop.com/2011/08/sew-simple-star-pincushion.html#more a very different pincushion pattern
Well, that’s all from me this week. I do hope this email arrives at a convenient time and that you enjoy the little goodies I have for you. I’ll be back again next week.
Till then, take care and happy quilting
Cheerio for now
Judie Bellingham, Quilting Editor
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