Tagged with hand sewing

Hexies

Hexies

I started my current addiction to English Paper Piecing with hexies. I think of them as the gateway drug in the EPP world. (ha ha) I have done hexies (and hexie swaps) for almost every holiday, color, pattern, and several themes (cats, anyone?). The Kiddo was intrigued by this hexie phenomenon and asked if he … Continue reading

English Paper Piecing

English Paper Piecing

I’ve gotten hooked on English Paper Piecing this past year and a half. I love the return to hand sewing, working with tiny pieces, creating layouts, playing with shape and color, and getting to spotlight favorite elements with fussy cutting. Here are a few things I have been working on. I love the paper pieces … Continue reading

Mr. Raccoon Loves the Rain

Mr. Raccoon Loves the Rain

When I saw the pattern to make a little felt raccoon, complete with raincoat and galoshes, in Cynthia Treen Studio’s Etsy shop, I couldn’t resist. I ended up stitching him up for my son’s seventh birthday (how is he already seven?). The pattern was fairly easy to follow, since I have made many three-dimensional felt … Continue reading