Showing posts from April, 2015

Quilty Fun Sew Along - Flowerbloom

Ever since I bought the Quilty Fun book from Fatquarter shop and followed Lori Holt on Instagram, I always looked forward to participate in fun sew along activities. At least I could feel that I have people accompanying throughout the entire journey and do not feel lonely in a way.

My surrounding friends do not quilt nor patchwork and sometimes it is hard to explain or share my passion. Luckily I found some via the social media and most of them are from overseas. I also joined groups to get advice and inspirations.

I played along the Flowerbloom sew along via Instagram last month which I had to refer to the Quilty Fun book for instructions. I was afraid to try so I started out with one. It was sweet as described by my daughter.

So I prepared more.

It was addictive so I made some more the next day.

I stopped at 28 blocks as it looked huge after I layed them out on the floor. I have never done something so big before. My mind went into blank in terms of the borders and connectivity afte…

Scrappy Trip Along - My first lap quilt in the making

It has been a long time since I last blogged about my sewing. Last checked and found it to be a month ago. Gosh! I have been busy sewing everyday without failed, as usual. Just that I did not have the time to blog about my progress. In fact, hubby just updated my computer and now I am writing past midnight. I am quite active in instagram and update my sewing journey almost everyday. If you are keen, you can check out my account - joeycraftworkz. ;)

I have lots of WIPs waiting for me to complete. I do not like to work on one project at a time as it is quite boring to do the same thing for a long period. For instance, if I am using my sewing machine, I would love to take a break and do some handsewing. Sometimes when my kids are asleep, I could not using my machine and had to handsew.

Currently, I am sewing my first lap quilt using squares. A lot of squares! I chanced upon a terrific method of sewing via Bonnie's Quiltville's Scrappy Trip tutorial. I love it!

I was kinda "…