Celebrating St Lucia’s Day

Did you know that Scandinavian countries will be celebrating St Lucia’s Day on Monday? St Lucia’s Day is a Swedish Festival of Light celebrated on December 13th. In the old Julian calendar December 13th was the date of the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year. Lucia or Lucy means light. The Legend Legend …

Straight-Line Quilted Christmas Postcards

Send a hug through the post with these straight-line quilted Christmas postcards. This straight-line quilting technique is super satisfying. And it doesn’t need special equipment. Anybody can stitch these Christmas postcards on their regular sewing machine. What you need festive fabrics fleece or wadding pretty thread + 100/16 Topstitch needle ribbons or rickrack printed postcards …

Stitching Christmas Postcards

Home stitched fabric postcards are like sending a hug through the post. It’s one of my favourite ways of connecting with family and friends. This post shows how to make fabric postcards free motion quilted on a long arm or quilting frame. Longarm quilting your postcards, allows you to quilt all the Christmas cards on …

Christmas bunting flags

Christmas Bunting that’s Naughty & Nice

This Naughty & Nice Christmas Bunting is a fast and fun last minute Christmas project. It’s naughty because it’s just TOO easy! It’s nice because the double sided flags look lovely from every angle. Using the air threading JUKI MO2000 overlocker to stitch the bunting together is fast, fun and fabulous. The extra weight of the double sided flags …