Latest Blog Entries — SewMichelle

Latest Blog Entries

Make your own Chevron using the Chevron Towel Tutorial.

 

  Chevron patterns are everywhere!  If you can't find the exact color you need for your project, why not make your own?  The Chevron Towel Tutorial will show you how.  You can adapt this method to use on a tote bag, pillow, quilt or most anything else you can think of to put Chevrons on.       Just click HERE to take you to the Chevron Towel Tutorial Page for instructions on how to download it for FREE.      ENJOY!!    Be the first to know about my new patterns, special promotions and new tutorials by subscribing to my mailing list at the...

More Inspiring projects made by YOU!  

  Diane Benoit has been making lots of ITH Scissor Rug Mats - they are so cute Diane!     Diane Benoit also sent me this picture of her ITH Flip Flop Coaster.  Look at the adorable butterfly.  She got this from her mother's stash - what a find!  Just makes the Flip Flop Coaster!  Great job.  Thank you for sharing.       Angie Fowler sent me this picture of her version of Screen It Up.  Too cute Angie!  I love the yellow screen mesh you used.  Here's what Angie said, "Here is finished bag...love the size of it! Great pattern....only...

New Pattern - Kiss & Make-Up Bags

 It's been a few months since I had a new pattern published.  I promise I haven't been slacking --- I've been hard at work on my new accessory line.  I'm pleased to share my newest pattern with you:   The Kiss & Make-Up Cosmetic Bags.     This unique pattern is packed with lots of EXTRAS!! (to make up for the long wait)     Included in the pattern are two sizes: Medium Size:  11" wide, 10" tall, 3 1 /2" deep Small Size:  7" wide, 6 1/2" tall, 2 1 /2" deep    Plus: BONUS machine applique monogram embroidery...

A BIG thank you to all of my testers!!

  

  Below are pictures from my testers on the Kiss & Make-Up Bags  and their thoughts on the pattern.     Candi Wilson said, "The instructions for attaching the accent piece and doing the embroidery are exact and very precise.  I love the added tips, very helpful." Candi did a great job on the bags and even added the make-up in the pics as a cute accent pieces.  Too cute Candi.  Thank you!  If you are in a hurry and need a finished bag, checkout Candi's Facebook page where she has them for sale.         Kathy Albus...

 

I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas.  Mine was especially nice this year.  I got to spend precious time with my parents and grandparents.  The older we all get, the more I realize, that time with family is better than any present anyone could give me!  Although Santa must read my blog because he brought me the Lil' Twister Ruler I wanted too :>) I normally make gifts for my friends and family at Christmas, but this year my time was at a premium and I was only able to complete a couple of gifts.  Now that Christmas is over I...