Patterns by Elizabeth of OPQuilt · Quilt Patterns · Totes and Purses

Mini Double-Pocket Bag • aka Mini Sew-Together Bag

Sound the trumpets! Today is finally the day that I’m releasing my pattern for the Mini Double-Pocket Bag. I know the title at the top of the post is long, but hang on to your handbags, because so is this post. You all know that BluPrint/Craftsy has bit the dust, possibly due to the coronavirus,… Continue reading Mini Double-Pocket Bag • aka Mini Sew-Together Bag

First Monday Sewday · Free Quilt Pattern · Gridsters

Basic String Piecing • First Monday Sewday Lesson (and a few other things)

This month’s First Monday Sew-day Lesson was on teaching the newbie quilters about String Piecing, or Strip Piecing, or whatever you want to call it, but it involved laying out a shape on paper, arranging fabric and stitching through the paper. Foundation Paper-Piecing? except that we are using long strips of fabric. So I’m going… Continue reading Basic String Piecing • First Monday Sewday Lesson (and a few other things)

Free Quilt Pattern · Mini-quilt · Quilts

Liberty USA Mini Quilt, 1 (along with some “slow quilting”)

I have always wanted a patriotic mini-quilt, so before surgery, I prepped up these little stars, fused them down to 2 1/2″ squares of fabric and stitched them together in a block.  I figured I could stitch on them while healing.  I would use some of those pearl cottons I’d collected while doing Oh! Christmas Tree,… Continue reading Liberty USA Mini Quilt, 1 (along with some “slow quilting”)