Sharing Designs on Freedom: Part I

Throughout time, events have been recorded with needle, thread, and fabric. Historically, women and men have picked up needle and thread to stitch history onto fabric. The embroidery designs in Bonnie Browning’s book, Designs on Freedom, express a deep sense of patriotism and can be used by embroiderers, quilters, artists, or as coloring pages. Click…


  Make this 52″ x 52″ throw in time for the 4th of July! It’s the perfect size for a picnic table topper or a fun child’s quilt. Celebrate with red, white, and blue or make these fireworks explode with all the colors of the rainbow. Click HERE for your free pattern. (updated on 6/13/16)…

Free Pattern: Quick Water Resistant Towel and Swimsuit Tote

figure20Take your water gear tote to the next level! Use laminated cotton to complement your collection of quilting cotton fabrics when you make this cute tote with the Janome Horizon Memory Craft 8900QCP. It’s more than just a standard quilting machine. You can do so much more with a wide variety of fabrics and different techniques and interchangeable sewing feet!

The laminated cotton keeps the moisture from the damp items away from everything else outside your tote for a happy car ride home. Click here to download a PDF of these instructions.