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Mix it up by Sharon Picciolo

Mix it up by Sharon Picciolo

By Allison Kelley May 27, 2020 | | 0 comments

I am constantly looking for ways to add some motion to my quilts, or to create a three-dimensional effect. Many of my quilt designs have pieced, classic block backgrounds, combined with strip quilting and raw-edge applique. I like to really mix it up. Using various quilting techniques, allows me unlimited...

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Instructions and Patterns to make Protective Masks and Hospital Gowns

Instructions and Patterns to make Protective Masks and Hospital Gowns

By Allison Kelley March 31, 2020 | masks Tutorials | 0 comments

Updated 4/8/2020 I will keep this updated as I receive new information.聽 Here are a few links that I have found if you are looking for patterns and instructions to make masks.聽 At the bottom is a pattern for gowns, a little bit of a bigger project, but certainly something...

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Quilting: Exploring the Basics: Getting It All Together by Tammy Silvers

Quilting: Exploring the Basics: Getting It All Together by Tammy Silvers

By Allison Kelley February 03, 2020 | Tammy SIlvers | 0 comments

I love quilting. 聽I love choosing fabrics for a project. 聽I love stitching up strips, blocks, triangles, and seeing the (almost) magic that happens when two fabrics come together in perfect harmony. 聽I love seeing the blocks come together. 聽And I love it when my quilting fairy (thank you, Pat!)...

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Fabric Bag Tutorial by Catalina Barcel贸 Maim贸

Fabric Bag Tutorial by Catalina Barcel贸 Maim贸

By Allison Kelley January 05, 2020 | Catalina Barcel贸 Maim贸 fabric bags | 0 comments

FABRIC BAG TUTORIAL Those of us who have children who go to school know the necessity of taking a fabric bag to put on the snack, a change of clothes, the clothes for gymnastics, etc.聽 Let鈥檚 start 鈥 Materials 2 rectangles of 35 cm x 29 cm for the outer...

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Join us in supporting Quilts of Valor

Join us in supporting Quilts of Valor

By Allison Kelley November 07, 2019 | Beth's Star Quilts of Valor Veterans | 0 comments

We at Sewing by Sarah are thrilled to become a Certified Quilt Business for Quilts of Valor.聽 聽This organization supports our veterans with handmade quilts to show our appreciation for their service.聽聽 Please let me know if you are making a QOV at sarah@sewingbysarah.com and we can sponsor your project.聽...

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Woobie/Blankie Basic Tutorial

Woobie/Blankie Basic Tutorial

By Allison Kelley September 25, 2019 | 9 patch beginner sewing project Great for beginners | 0 comments

聽 Sometimes the smallest projects can be the most satisfying.聽 My older daughter found her 鈥渨oobie鈥 in a box the other day and I had forgotten all about it.聽 She loved it gently, my younger daughter鈥檚 looks like it鈥檚 been through a war, but my older one鈥檚 still looks pretty...

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Beginners Guide to Quilting

Beginners Guide to Quilting

By Allison Kelley September 07, 2019 | Great for beginners Quilt Tutorial Quilting | 0 comments

In our guide we will explore: What is quilting?聽 Types of Quilts Quilt Supplies How to Quilt Tips & Tricks What is a Quilt? A quilt is a cherished keepsake passed down through generations marking special life events like a wedding or birth of a child. A quilt provides warmth...

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Easy Kimono Sewing Tutorial

Easy Kimono Sewing Tutorial

By Allison Kelley August 08, 2019 | beginner sewing project easy cover up Great for beginners kimono Tutorials | 0 comments

This great Kimono is an easy project for a beginner, and creates a useful Kimono third piece that's easy to wear casual or dressed up.聽聽 Finished Length measures 33鈥 from shoulder to front hem and 44鈥 to back hem.聽 This has an easy fit and generous proportions adjust as needed.聽...

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Tote in a Day

Tote in a Day

By Allison Kelley July 30, 2019 | Free Motion Quilting Glider Foot Great for beginners Quick Project Quilted Tote Quilting Presser Foot Set Ruler Foot Tote Bag Tote in a Day Ultimate Quilting Presser Foot Set Walking Foot | 0 comments

This tote is a great project to practice a sewing technique you鈥檝e wanted to do in a smaller project that can be finished quickly.聽 Here I use this project to practice my Free Motion Quilting skills, but you can easily use up old quilt blocks, embroidery, Sashiko, or try another...

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My favorite beginner鈥檚 quilt- the Classic 9 Patch

My favorite beginner鈥檚 quilt- the Classic 9 Patch

By Allison Kelley July 10, 2019 | 9 patch beginner's quilting project easy quilt Great for beginners Great for scraps nine patch Quilt Tutorial quilting pattern | 0 comments

My favorite beginner鈥檚 quilt- the Classic 9 Patch The 9-patch is such a great quilt to start with as a beginner, but it has so many design options that it can create amazing results for experienced quilters as well and it comes together quickly.聽 聽What is a 9-patch? The 9-Patch...

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Our Beginners Guide to English Paper Piecing by Cathy Perlmutter

Our Beginners Guide to English Paper Piecing by Cathy Perlmutter

By Allison Kelley July 03, 2019 | English Paper Piecing Quilting Tutorials Using Scraps | 0 comments

Introduction: What Makes EPP Excellent Wrap fabric around paper (or cardstock) shapes, and sew the edges together - that鈥檚 the simple idea behind English Paper Piecing, a 400-year old technique that really did come from England. EPP requires no pinning, no math, and imperfect seam allowances are usually ok -...

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