Sunday 31 May 2009

Retro Owl Sunglasses Case

Okay now this is pretty funky but cute. Take a look at this retro owl sunglasses case you an make. She also has a few other freebies there like a ladybug stitchery, ladybug pincushion and more.

Owl Cross Stitch pattern

I just happened to come across an owl cross-stitch pattern. Not that I am likely to do it as cross-stitch has never been my thing, but somebody out there in blogland must love owls and love doing cross-stitch. This blog has a heap of other freebies for cross stitch to grab too.

Thursday 28 May 2009

Burda Patterns

Burda has lots of freebies to grab. You will need to register but it is quick and painless. Bags, hats, dresses, shirts, skirts...lots of goodies to grab.

Tuesday 26 May 2009

Monday 25 May 2009

Laptop Sleeve and other bag making tips

Nicole has a laptop sleeve to grab if you need something to carry your laptop around in. She also has a heap of tips and instructions on bag making there.

Friday 22 May 2009

Make A Raggedy Annie Tutorial

This tutorial doesnt have a free pattern but it really is a great tutorial showing how simple it is to make a Raggedy Anne doll....very clear instructions and it will also give you ideas to make your raggedy anne pattern slightly different to what you may have done before.

Thursday 21 May 2009

Cross-stitch patterns

Heaps of links on Alexandria's blog for cross-stitch patterns.

Santa Teddy

Laura Lynn has a cute Santa Teddy freebie for the Teddy Bear lovers to grab. Take a look at all the other freebies while your there.

Felt strawberry and lemon needle keeper

A basic pattern for a felt needle keeper that would be quick to whip up can be found over here.

Baltimore quilt patterns

Ruthann has some free baltimore quilt patterns to grab here.

Wide wooden candle base pincushion

Marnie has a great idea to make a nice easy pincushion using a wide wooden candle base.

Wide wooden candle base pincushion

Marnie has a great idea to make a nice easy pincushion using a wide wooden candle base.

She also has a great storage idea and tutorial to make altered tin storage buckets.

Monday 18 May 2009

Hobo Bag

Jcaroline creative has a bag called Hobo Bag with a good tutorial on how to make it. If you go here you will also find a heap more freebies. Gosh I havent had a chance to look through them all to know if there is anything more worth making, but if you find something let me know.

Kitty cat applique and Molly Monkey Softie toy

Larissa over at mmmcrafts has a cool kitty applique pattern you could use for all sorts of projects. She also has the cutest softie called Molly Monkey to grab.


Bird Brain Designs have some terrific stitchery freebies to grab.

Cross-stitch patterns galore

Freebie Gallery has heaps and heaps of cross-stitch pattern links for all you stitchers out there.

Mary Engelbreit cross-stitch pattern

Mary Engelbreit has some cute little flowers and baskets to cross-stitch. If you go to the free colouring pages you could use her cute drawings for stitcheries too.

Cross-stitch patterns

I must admit I dont seem to have the patience for cross-stitch but if I did these freebies would be lovely to do over at Mausimoms. She has freebies every month by the look of it.

Fabric Yo-Yo's

Heather Bailey has a nice easy clear tutorial on how to make fabric yo-yo's without buying those expensive yo-yo the ones I have in the cupboard I brought 2 years ago that I haven't

Sunday 17 May 2009

Kool Kat

Spotlight Australia have a Kool Kat pattern to grab...very funky Kool Kat too by the

Spotlight Australia Sewing Projects

Projects galore can be found at Spotlight Australia.Quilts, aprons, beanbags, bags, cushions and so much more.

Fabric Origami Purse/pouch

This origami purse/pouch over at Quiltcetera is so cute and looks so easy to whip up.

Quilted Treasures, quilts, totes, and more

Quilting Treasures have a heap of freebies. Quilts, totes, taberunners, apron, drawstring bags and more.

Fabric Freedom, quilts, totes, tablerunners and more

Fabric Freedom has a huge range of freebies to grab. Quilts, tablerunners, totes, cushions and even little dresses.

Downunder Quilts Magazine online free

To get 6 months free online Downunder Quilts magazine you can sign up here.

Wonky Block Quilt - Tallgrass Prarie Studio

Tallgrass Prarie Studio have a tutorial for wonky blocks that look great made up into a quilt.


My Quilt Corner has some free stitcheries to grab for you redwork or embroidery projects. I love the bees and hive.

Heart Quilt

This is a great link for doing pieced heart quilts. Delaware Quilts has the heart block instructions for all size blocks.

Purses, totes, luggage tags and more

Susies Country Garden has a heap of great tutorials for different things...purses, totes, luggage tags and more.

Redwork patterns

Redwork patterns can be grabbed over at Redwork. You an do them in any colour you wish of course.

Applique with 30's theme

You can grab some applique patterns with a 30's theme over at Quilters By Design.

Fabric Notepad Cover

Janet has a fabric notepad cover tutorial over on her blog. I have been going to make one up myself but I just saw this and thought I will have to give this a go with some cute owl

Square Deal Pincushion

Heather Bailey has a freebie called Square Deal Pincushion. I used this one to perch my cute little owl on. Take a look here to see.

Saturday 16 May 2009

Fabric Tissue Box Cover

Okay don't think back to the late 80's when we went through that phase of the padded tissue box covers with the lace and frills...aghhhh...this fabric tissue box cover is really neat using Amy Butler fabric. I think I can see an OWL fabric tissue box coming up...LOL

Tote bag from recycled juice bags

Okay this is pretty nifty. Now I dont know if I will ever make it as I dont think I have seen this kind of juice bags here in Oz but for the girls in the States take a look at this tote bag made from juice bags.

Mason Jar Pincushion

This is the neatest mason jar pincushion. You can keep all your bits and bobs in the jar and have a handy it.

Continuous Prarie Points

This is really nifty to make a continuous row of prarie points for your quilts. You have to take a look at this.

The Futures So Bright Quilt

Crazy Mom Quilts has a lovely bright crisp quilt to make using 2 simple blocks. Take a look at the finished quilt here and to get the block construction go here.

T-Shirt Tote

A great idea to use a loved T-shirt that you cant bear to throw away. Recylce it and make a tote bag. Freebie pattern over at Coats and Clark. They also have a couple of other totes and a lunch sack here.

Fabric Basket

Coats and Clark have a free fabric basket pattern. I can see this with some square coasters in it or because I am going owl crazy a heap of cute little owls sitting in it.

Fat Cat Free Patterns

Fat Cat Designs have some terrific patterns over there. You could use them for stitcheries and embroideries.


Friday 15 May 2009

Wallet with zippered coin pocket

Sew Christine has a tutorial for a smaller wallet with zippered coin pocket and room for a couple of credit cards.

She also has an easy nappy/diaper bag....or really just an easy tote bag tutorial.

Simple Felt Needlebook

A very simple felt needlebook can be found over at Duo Fibreworks. You could whip these up very quickly.

Cutest Owl

The perfect little owl tutorial...woohooo...or should I say hoot Jenny the Artist has the tutorial and pattern here. Pop over to my Sew Prim Blog and take a look at my cute owls.

Owl Purse

Now this little owl purse would be really cute in some nicer fabric than the original is made in.

Owl Swag

A cute Owl Swag tutorial can be found over at Moonstiches.

Scappy Owl Tote Bag

This is a really cute owl tote bag tutorial. I love it but not sure if I love owls enough to carry it around.

Owl Egg Cosy

Lucky Kate Crafts has some cute tutorials on a few things...I love the owl egg cosy for one thing. She has a little robin, a jam jar topper and a few other little things.

Vintage Graphics

The Vintage Moth has free vintage graphics for all kinds of use so take a look if you are into vintage.

Sheep Pincushion with scissor holder

aldas GePatcHTeS und GeSticKteS has a sheep pincushion with a scissor holder on her blog with a PDF pattern in German and English.....she also has some nice quilt tutorials and a tablerunner there too.

Vintage Graphics

The Graphics Fairy has free vintage graphics that can be used for all sorts of crafts or for your blogs.

Thursday 14 May 2009

Scottie Dog patchwork block

A Thread of Red has a terrific patchwork Scottie Dog blog go grab it you scottie lovers...or just dog lovers.
Moda Bakeshop have a cute Book Keeper to make...I love these fabrics.
Thanks to Janet for sharing this lovely blog with a journal cover and tote bag tutorial over at Bloom and Blossoms.

Cosmetic Bag/Purse

This is a pretty nifty zippered cosmetic purse/bag over at Craftster.....a straight sided triangular cosmetic bag is what they have called it. It is not a triangle shaped like it

Pincushions - a few of them

There are a few different pincushions found over at Quilts A Lot to make up.

Homemade Cleaning Recipes

Rhonda over at Down To Earth has some great homemade cleaning recipes for anybody interested. She also has a beginners bread making tutorial and lots of other tips and ideas.

Prarie Flower Hexagon Pincushion

United Notions has a great hexagon pincushion that I am going to have to make real soon. I love hexagons and this is a nice size too. There are lots of other patterns here too. Mainly quilts and bags.

Wednesday 13 May 2009

Many different links

The Golden Thimble has many different links of all sorts of free patterns and tutorials. So many that it seems like you could spend the year sorting through one day....but I thought I would add this to the blog anyway in case somebody has plenty of time to do it. Let me know if you come across something really good to do a separate post on it....thanks.

Slice and Dice patchwork block

Patchy Work of Mini Grey blog has a tutorial for a nifty "slice and dice" patchwork block.

Wristlet - coin purse/wallet

Jodie over at Javajem has a tutorial for a zippered wristlet...nice little purse to carry around.

Tuesday 12 May 2009

Fabric Coasters

All Stitched Up have a tutorial for fabric coasters to grab.

Stitching Folder

Linda over at All Stitched Up has a terrific tutorial for a stitching folder. Take a look. You could use it for any type storage folder as well.

Love Bug Pinchusion

There is a cute Ladybug pincushion can be found over at WhipUP.

Prim Annie Doll and more

Some free prim patterns can be grabbed over at Annies Cupboard. I like several of the Annies she has and there is a snowman, christmas tree and some other freebies.

Prim Stitcheries

Some great prim stitcheries to grab over at Prim Patterns n Handmades. Just perfect for those prim projects they can be stitched, appliqued or punch needled.

Saturday 9 May 2009

Sarah's Prim Treasures has an One Hour Bag tutorial if you are needing to whip up a bag quickly.

Springtime Table Topper

Debbie Mumm has a lovely springtime table topper along with other projects here.

With Needle & Thread BOM

With Needle and Thread have many many blocks that you can print off to stitch, embroider, applique or even paint. Take a look here.

Ellies Quilthouse BOM

Country Calender BOM can be found over at Ellies Quilthouse.

Wednesday 6 May 2009

Doll, crow plastic bag holder, shelf sitter

Mamaws Creations has several free patterns to grab. Raggedy Annie doll, shelf sitter and a crow plastic bag holder

Quilt Labels

You can find some lovely quilt labels here.

Tote Bag, Messenger Bag

All People Quilt have a tutorial for a tote bag here.

This Messenger Bag would make a great laptop bag. Seems to be the correct size for my laptop.

Friday 1 May 2009

Quilted Bowl

Geta's Quilting Studio has a tutorial to make a quilted bowl...this is great...I would love to try this.

Prim Chook Stitched Tag

The Humble Arts have a free prim stitched tag with a chook. They also have tutorials and in the archives they have some more free stuff for you prim lovers out there.


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