Free Apron Sewing Pattern from 50 Fat Quarter Makes

Spotty Dotty Apron Go dotty for this versatile print apron that can be worn either at full length or as a skirt with the bib panel folded under. Complete with pretty pink ribbon tie and a handy pocket for recipes and utensils, you are sure to be the most stylish chef in the kitchen Materials…

A New Dress for Dolly | 50 Fat Quarter Makes Blog Hop

As the editor of the new book 50 Fat Quarter Makes, I was delighted when the authors asked me to join in with the blog hop they have organised to promote the book. As it’s handmade dolls week here at SewandSo, I’ve put the two things together to blog this cute dolly dress that I…

50 Fat Quarter Makes | Meet the Makers

We’re so excited about the new book 50 Fat Quarter Makes (edited by yours truly!) Packed with sewing patterns projects all made from our favourite cuts of fabric, this book is bursting at the seams with inspiration and creativity. But who are the talented folks who have contributed patterns to the book? We catch up…

Sewing with Fat Quarters | Video Tutorial

Sewing with fat quarters is so much fun. Choosing your favourite fabrics in little fat quarter parcels and then turning them into something useful or decorative or both! What could be better?! We’re are all about fat quarter sewing this week and what you can make from these flexible little fabric squares. They are perfect…

Fat Quarter Projects | Striped Tote Bag

Fat quarter projects don’t come cuter than this! Using three fat quarters, this super tote is so versatile it can go anywhere from the library, to school to the shops and home again. The pretty fabrics are sure to get compliments and you get to say “I made it!” You Will Need: • Fat quarter…

Fat Quarter Projects | Retro Pinny

We love fat quarter projects! Sew up a blast from the past with this simple yet stylish retro pinny, designed by Rowena Lane. Made from just two fat quarters, this vintage-style design is easy to make and will look cool and alternative in a range of fabrics. You Will Need: Two contrasting fat quarters of…

This week we’re loving… Fat Quarter Sewing

Who doesn’t love a Fat Quarter bundle? Beautiful coordinating fabrics tied up with ribbon are the crafter’s equivalent of sweeties – simply irresistible! We’re celebrating the imminent release of new book 50 Fat Quarter Makes with a whole week of fat quarter sewing treats, including free patterns and project ideas, as well as great kits…