Category Archives: Sewing

Home improvement

We recently got a new coatrack for our vestibule, and since it is the first thing you see when you enter the house I thought it could use a colorful table runner. I finally used some of my prized stack of Barcelona by Zen Chic aka Brigitte Heitland that I’ve been saving for years. Not the fat quarters I talked about last year when I met the designer herself at a fair, but a charm pack.

Th project was inspired by the easy charm pack baby quilt.

Small Sewing Project

While André and I were on vacation for most of August, one of our neighbors took care of our plants. She’s also a sewist so I sewed her a little bag as a thank you.

I loosely followed this tutorial: Fat Quarter Tote with darts that I found here years ago.

Here it is:

fqb-front-back

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