• Adventures In Hexagons

    Sometimes Crafter October 29, 2009

    I tried just about everything I could think of with these hexagons. Different papers, different stitches, different methods of attaching… So I wanted to share all of this with you to let you know what I thought of each method. And, this would be a great post for all of you to share your insights, too! Preparing Fabric I first went with the suggestion to cut my fabric hexagons in…

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  • Hexagons Tutorial

    Sometimes Crafter October 28, 2009

    October’s block of the month is hexagons.  A warning: these things are addicting!  I’m going to give a quick run down of how to make the block here, but for a more informative discussion on hexagons and everything I tried, please see my separate post on “Adventures in Hexagons” next posting.  There are many ways to make your hexagons, but the purpose of this tutorial is to learn the English…

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  • Cathedral Window Block

    Sometimes Crafter October 27, 2009

    9/19/2020 – Just a quick note since there has been so much traffic to this tutorial lately.  There is no pattern to download for this block, it is simply a photo tutorial to help you make the block you see in the photo.   Here it is, Septembers block of the month. Finally.  The title of this post should really be “adventures in sewing”.  I have to say, I love how this…

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  • Trick or Treat Tote + Pattern

    Sometimes Crafter October 17, 2009

    I wanted to have a little bag for Brice for Trick or Treating this year, and I knew I wanted to make it myself.  I also knew that I wanted to do something with a pumpkin on linen so I combined the two.  I’m not sure when I decided I wanted to do some embroidery, but I started sketching things out and came up with the above design.  It’s absolutely…

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