Granada Table runner: Quilting part

    Here I leave some photos of the quilting process.

    And the finished


    (click on the photo to enlarge)


    Añadir un comentario

  2. Granada Table runner


    For this project I used fabrics from the collection "Granada"   (http://www.spoonflower.com/collections/18459
    The runner design contains six pomegranate flowers, made ​​an incomplete Dresden, with the technique of paper piecing. The leaves and stalks are hand-applied, as well as flowers. I used a very soft cotton canvas as base fabric because I wanted to achieve a rustic but delicate feel.

    And now, the quilting part!!


    Añadir un comentario

  3. Burlap Horses fabric backpack

    A few months ago I designed this fabric for Spoonflower contest http://www.spoonflower.com/fabric/2172318, I always had in mind make a backpack for our mountain outings with family.
    So it has become the backpack ... has pockets where I want them. My "Burlap Horses" fabric ... I love it!

    Also I added some magnetic closures, and the whole body of the bag is quilted.
    ( front pockets and magnetic closure)

    (zipper detail)

    (back and front)

    Añadir un comentario

  4. Scalloped edge

    I've been working on these lovely placemats. I designed the center fabric, each one is a reproduction of a special block. You can find an excellent tutorial for scalloped edge here http://ankastreasures.wordpress.com/2012/02/17/a-tutorial-on-binding-scallops/?preview=true&preview_id=4221&preview_nonce=efc234caf4 . They are now available for sale in my Etsy shop!

    (Click on the image to see details)

    (Click on the image to see details) 

    (Click on the image to see details) 




    Añadir un comentario

  5. Tutorial Cathedral window. Part two.

    (Click on the image to see details)

    At this stage I would like to explain how I put together the squares that form the edge of the table runner.
    I started doing the same work that I explained , but in this case I cut 20 squares of 15 cm (6 '), by the end they will measure 7 cm side.

    After completing the 20 squares, I cut triangles with base 7 cm and 5 cm in height, four for each square, paying special attention to the combination of colors and designs brightness. I settled each triangle in the way shown and started applying the edges, leaving the free outer edge. When I finished applying each triangle, I sewed a button in the center.

    I made ​​one to take a picture, the outer edges are not sewn, they will go under the edges of the larger square.

    I cut again 20 squares (22 cm) canvas and I folded the corners toward the center. I ironed the edges carefullyWith no sewing, I folded again the corners to  the center and cut the excess as shown in the scheme. I fold a 1 cm margin inward to introduce the square with color fabrics. I sewed the edge like I was making a border, from bottom to top.


    (Click on the image to see details)

    I sewed all these squares using the same technique of paper piecing.
    In the end, I cut the canvas echoing the shape of the table runner, adding 2 cm seam allowance. I place the fabric on the bottom of the work, I put pins and I sewed the edge inward.

    I hope this tutorial will be helpful and you enjoyed it. And certainly, again, thank you very much for your interest.

    Añadir un comentario

  6. Tutorial

    First of all I want to thank you for your interest, I really appreciate it!. While making this table runner, I never thought a tutorial for it. So I did not take any photos of the process, and that's why I prepared these schemes, I hope that works for you.
    The base fabric is a cotton canvas, very soft, and the color fabrics are cottons of my collections "Pansy" (http://www.spoonflower.com/collections/41052) and "Lemonade" (http://www.spoonflower.com/collections/59045) and some pieces of the collection "Happy go lucky" by Bonnie & Camille for Moda Fabrics.

    I would separate the tutorial in three parts:
                                 Central part.
    For the central part, I cut 23 fabric squares, each of 22 cm (8.8 ") and 28 little squares from the color fabrics 7 cm (2,8').
    With the squares of canvas I followed this process:
    I folded the square in half and sewed the edges
    Then I separate the two sides, joining the points A and B with a pin, putting together along these two new sides and stitching along  leaving a small opening to then turn it out.

    I trim each corner of the square, without cutting the stitches. Then I ironed the fabric being careful with the sides to not distort them.

    I folded the fabric matching the points in the center and I gave little stitches to keep them there.
    I sewed each square as if I were working with the technique of paper piecing, joining three of them each time.
    I placed on each intersection the small square of color fabric and I started with applique work
    Then joined another set of three and I continued applying to the squares.

    up to complete the work...


    In a few days I will post the other stage of labor: the edge!

    Ver comentarios



    I'm experimenting with some patterns of slippers and I love the result! I plan to make some more and post patterns, I'm adjusting some measures.
    Red and dots
    SO MUCH FUN!!!


    Añadir un comentario




    Let me share with you this collection of fabrics and some nice wallets that I made with their swatches. On the internet there are very good tutorials for wallets, just wanted to add: the zippers are sewn by hand like outer terminations. Hope you like them!


    Añadir un comentario

  9. Hand Sewing
    Today I want to share with you a hand sewing project. I took the fans of my Ancient Egypt flower design for this sewing purse.
    First I ironed the interface, then I quilt a little to emphasize the lines of the fan.
    Then add two strips to sew the zipper.
    Add some hand sewing details also.
    Little embroidery to finish.


    Añadir un comentario

    These are the test swatches of my collection Mandorla available for sale here.

    This is the scheme of the bag

    Cut each test swatch into four equal parts and then cut diagonally to form trapezoids. I use twelve test swatches.

    Sew each trapezoid as shown in the picture, forming strips of four.

     Then sew three of these strips together.

     Clean surplus sewing and ironing. Cut straight edges. Join with stuffing and base fabric for quilting, following the inner edge of the trapezius to 0.5 cm.

    Do the same with the fabric to form the base of the bag.

     Join the sides to the base, clean up excess fabric.

     Join the sides together.

    Sew the inside bag in the same way. Join the two parts with the setbacks faced. 
    Finish the edge with decorative stitching.

     Sew the side folds.

    Cut two strips of the desired length, sewing with rounded edge and turn out. Decorative topstitching and joining each strip to the bag. Garnish with two fabric roses. (to see how to make fabric roses, click here). For the small vase, simply cover a glass with fabric that you like and decorate.
    Here is the finished bag, hope you like it!



    Añadir un comentario