Thursday, February 21, 2013

Sew Sweetness Tutorial

Today I came across Sara's tutorial from Sew Sweetness on her Dirty Bubble Zipper Pouch tutorial.
I was looking for a simple zipper pouch to sew.
Here are photos of what I made from her tutorial.  
(Please pardon the photos)
Front view of Dirty Bubble Zipper Pouch
Inside view of the Dirty Bubble Zipper Pouch
Back view of the Dirty Bubble Zipper Pouch
I included hexies on both sides of the pouch along with the circles from her tutorial.  I left the circles raw edges and my zipper did not come out that well as Sara's, but I will keep practicing sewing zippers. 

Stop by Sara's blog Sew Sweetness and check out her beautiful  Dirty Bubble Zipper Pouch tutorial.

I sewed my zipper pouch on my new Janome 7318 Magnolia that I purchased over at Catus Quilts in Texas City, Texas. 

 I wanted a smaller machine other than my big PFAFF machine to carry with me on my trips. I like how it sews and yes, it is mechanical and hope one day I will get way better at sewing and sell all my other machines for a nicer one.
 In the mean time I will practice on my new 7318 and try out all the sweet stitches and try my hand on FMQ.  

Nancy Drew Is A Clue Schedule
I also wanted to remind my fellow bloggers that I will be posting on the Nancy Drew Blog Hop Madame Samm from Sew We Quilt and Carol from Just Let Me Quilt are hosting March 6,  - 15, 2013.  My day will be on Thursday March 7, 2013.  My first hop for the year.

Today, Madame Samm is having a It's About Me Blog Hop thru the 28th and the pattern is one from Amy Bradley Designs.
It is a Hoot!

It has been a wet day here in Galveston, Texas and today is the start of the Rodeo in Houston, Texas.
George Strait tickets are sold-out.

Stay dry and warm everyone and thanks for stopping by,

Judith, Texas


Friday, February 1, 2013

Sneak Peak Hexy

Today I posted a sneaky peak of my hexagon flower to the Inchy Hexagon Flower Swap blog that I sent to my swap partner. I am hoping that they will received the package soon.
Here is a sneak peak:
January Inchy Hexagon Flower
This is my first swap with the group and I only hope that all will enjoy the flowers that I make. 
I was first introduce to English Paper Piecing two years ago at a  quilt show in Rockport, Texas and I was hooked. I also love the only quilt shop there in town. Golden Needles.  The ladies are wonderful and the fabrics, well, you just have to walk in and see for yourself.  
I look forward to working on my next Hexagon flower for February.

Head over to the Inchy Hexagon Flower blog or Flickr and see all the wonderful hexagons our members are working on.
Stay warm and dry and have a wonderful day,
Judith, Texas