shadow applique

Getting Burned by Shadow Applique

Shadow applique, like this lovely sample from My Byrd House, is a stunning but (I’m guessing) extremely tedious sewing process   Read More »

Measure Once, Cut Twice

From: Amy Subject: Measure once, cut twice. A few years back as a new homemaker with plenty of time on   Read More »

Charlie Brown, does your tree need a star?

From: Lesley My website: http://mrszed-acraftylibrarian.blogspot.com/ Subject: The tree star that wasn’t… When we put up our christmas tree recently, we   Read More »

This free-motion quilting is a little too free… craftfail

From: Becky My website: http://becky-beckysblabber.blogspot.com/ Subject: Free-motion quilting mess I’ve been trying to learn how to do free-motion quilting on   Read More »

File this under: Don’t Bother (DIY yo-yo maker)

A relatively recent invention, the yo-yo maker, had me thinking one of those famous last phrases among CraftFailers the world   Read More »

Quilt Block Craft Fail

I’m participating in a quilt block swap on Craftster, and we’re doing these fairly simple blocks, inspired by states in   Read More »