how to sew a zipper pouch by Color Girl Quilts
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DIY Decorating and Crafts, Free Quilt Patterns, Quilting Interest, Zipper Pouch

Scrappy Zipper Pouch, a tutorial

Since I've been on a scrappy tear lately, I wanted to share some scrappy project ideas here. I spent time at the first of the year cleaning up my sewing space and it felt soooo good! I've felt a renewed interest in sewing with my stash and making scrappy quilts. Feeling like getting back to what I really love most about quilting: picking out fabrics and colors and putting them into just the right mix and piecing design. That said, this first scrappy project isn't a quilt (although we are piecing scraps for part of it), but a cute little...

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holiday gifts for quilters by Color Girl Quilts
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DIY Decorating and Crafts, Favorites, Quilting Interest

Top Picks: Gifts for Quilty People

Christmas is coming and it's coming fast! If you have people on your Christmas list who like to cut fabric into small pieces and sew it back together again, I've got you covered. I've gathered my favorites to give you the ultimate holiday (or anytime!) gift-giving list for the quilters in your life.  **NOT affiliate links, just my personal suggestions (-; ** Who wouldn't love a goody bag full of little tools, charm packs, and a cute notebook? One of my favorite parts of gift giving is making the package and imagining the person opening it...like finding a little treasure....

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paint chip mod podge craft
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DIY Decorating and Crafts, Where I Sew

Where I Sew: Some Crafty Decorating Projects

If you follow my feed on Instagram, you might know that I have been in the process of moving into a new sewing space. I am taking over our old guest bedroom and couldn't be more thrilled for the opportunity to turn it into my little haven. Last weekend I spent lots of time sorting and storing my fabric. This week is all about decorating and that means some projects! For my sewing machine, I am using an old table we used in our dining room in our first couple of pads, and my husband once inherited from his parents....

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