Supplies:
fabric scraps
triangle pattern
rice or crushed walnuts
embellishments (optional)

Cutting Directions:
1. Cut a 60-degree triangle with sides of any length.

(all 3 sides must be the same length)
2. Label the top point A
3. Label the left point B
4. Label the right point C















Sewing Directions:
1. With right sides together align points A and B.
2. Sew a scant ¼” seam starting ¼” from the top and sewing to the bottom. Backstitch each end to secure. Trim the corners.
3. Bring point c to point b and align seam edges. Start sewing ¼” down from the top all the way to the bottom. Backstitch each end to secure. Trim the corners.
4. Bring the third seam edge together and sew starting ¼” from the top and stopping just before the halfway point of the seam. Backstitch both ends to secure.
5. Turn your weight inside out and fill with rice or crushed walnut shells.
6. Slipstitch the opening closed.
7. Embellish with tassels, buttons or other decorations.

Cutting Directions:
Trace around your foot or use the attached pattern and cut out 2-3 pieces of the non-stick shelf liner.

Sewing Directions:
1. Pin the bias tape or the binding around the edge of the non-stick foot shape so that you sew the top and bottom of the bias tape or binding at the same time. Sew around the edge.
2. Sew the wrong sides of the 2 1/2 “ fabric together to form a 12” tube.
3. Turn the fabric tube right side out.
4. Find the midpoint of the tube and twist. Hold with a binder clip.
5. Sew the twisted middle to the front of the foot shape. Backstitch for strength.
6. Fill one side of the tube with the crushed walnuts/lentils/rice leaving enough room to sew down the edge.
7. Lay the tube down on the foot pad and sew the tube down.
8. Repeat for the other side of the tube.
9. Sew your button on to cover the twist in the tube.

October 2020 Project

Study Pillow

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Ironing Board Sewing Caddy


​Supplies:

8"x32" backing fabric

8"x32" front fabric

(2) 10"x8" contrast fabric for pockets

8"x6 1/2" contrast fabric for pincushion

8"x32" batting or fleece

(2) 5"x8" batting or fleece for pockets (optional)

82" binding or bias tape

16" binding or bias tape for top of pockets (optional)

poly fill AND rice or crushed walnuts




Supplies:
Pellon Fusible Interfacing #809 (or other very stiff fusible interfacing)
2 coordinating fabrics

Cutting Directions:
Cut a 16” square from the interfacing
Cut a 16 ½ “ square from each of the fabrics
Cut interfacing square in half diagonally.
Cut fabric squares in half diagonally.

Sewing Directions:
1. Layer the 2 coordinating fabric triangles right sides together.
2. Place the interfacing triangle in the center of the fabric you want to be on the outside fusible side next to the fabric.
3. Fuse the interfacing to the fabric. Make 2.
4. Sew around the triangles around the outside with a ¼” seam leaving about a 5” opening on the long side of the triangle.
5. Trim the fabric corners.
6. Turn triangles inside out. Make sure to poke out the corners.
7. Fold the opening edges in and press the entire triangle making sure to straighten the wrinkles.
8. The buttonhole will go at the top point opposite the long side of the triangle.
9. Measure down ½” from the top angle and mark a short line or put a pin. Then from this mark or pin, measure down 2 ½” for the buttonhole. (test on scrap fabric to make sure this is the right size buttonhole.)
10. Make the buttonhole.
11. Fold the long side opposite the buttonhole into thirds. Whip stitch the bottom of the pocket closed.

 Note: you can make these pockets any size that you want. Just remember to cut the fabric ½” larger than the interfacing. Instructions are the same no matter what the size of the pocket. Adjust buttonhole size as needed.

 

Supplies:

4 coordinating fabric scraps
Batting
Polyfil for stuffing
Webbing for handle (optional)


Cutting Directions:

Cut the following pieces from the coordinating fabrics:
Piece A- (2) 8 ½”x 6 ½” or (1) 17” x 6 ½”
Piece B- 19” x 15”  of print
Piece C- (2) 13” x 15” one of print and one of lining
Piece D- 8 ½” x 19” 
Handle- 2 ½” x 13” fabric or 13” of webbing material (optional)
23”x19” backing fabric
Cut the following pieces from batting:
(1) 23” x 19”
(1) 13” x 15”
(1) 1” x 13” for handle (optional)
Cut the following pieces from batting:
(1) 23” x 19”
(1) 13” x 15”


Sewing Directions:

1. ​​Sew pocket A
Either sew the (2) 8 ½”x 6 ½” right sides together on 3 sides leaving one long side open or fold the 17” x 6 ½” piece in half to make a 8 ½”x 6 ½” rectangle and sew together down one 6 ½” side and across the 8 ½” end.
Turn pocket right sides out

2. Sew pocket C
Layer batting, print, and lining right sides together. Sew across the top.
Turn right side out and top stitch across the top.
3. Sew pocket A to the left edge of the long side of piece D. Sew close to the edge along the left edge, across the bottom and up the right edge of the pocket. Sew again ¼” away from the first stitching.
4. Pin pocket C to the bottom half of piece B.
5. Sew piece D to pieces B and C so that piece D is on the left side of pieces B and C. Press seam towards piece D.
6. Place pieces B, C, and D on top of the 19” x 23” piece of batting. Quilt around pocket A on the D piece.
7. Lift pocket C off of piece B and lay it over pocket A. Quilt the B piece.
8. Lay 23”x 19” backing piece on top of 23” x19” batting wrong sides together. Quit as desired.
9. Make handle if desired. Fold 2 ½” strip in half and iron. Turn under the raw edges. Put the 1” batting strip between the fabric layers. Stitch down the edge.
10. Mark the middle of the top of the pillow. Pin the handle down about 2” away on each side of the mark. Stitch the handle down.
11. With right sides together, lay the front piece over the backing piece. Sew around the edge leaving a 3”-4” opening at the bottom.
12. Turn the pillow right sides out.
13. Stuff the pillow with polyfil and sew the opening closed.



November 2020 Project

Sewing Machine Mat

August 2020 Project

Pattern Weights

Supplies:

​7"x21" backing fabric

7"x21" front fabric

(2) 6 1/2"x7" contrast fabric squares for pockets

6 1/2"x7" contrast fabric for pin cushion

​7"x21" batting of fleece

(2) 6 1/2"x7" batting or fleece for pockets (optional)

55" binding or bias tape

13" binding or bias tape for top of pockets (optional)

poly fill AND rice or crushed walnuts


July 2020 Project

Hanging Door Pocket

Cutting Directions:
Cut the above fabrics and batting to the measurements given.

 Sewing Directions:
1. Sandwich the 8”x32” fabrics and batting. Quilt as desired.
2. Fold the pocket fabric in half so it measures 5”x 8”. Slip a 5" x 8" batting piece in between the fabric layers and quilt as desired. Make 2.
3. Sew binding or bias tape to the top of the pocket if desired. Or top stitch ¼” away from the folded edge of the pocket. Make 2.
4. Pin pockets to each end of the 8”x32” quilted rectangle and baste in place.
5. Place the pincushion batting on the back of the pincushion fabric. Quilt as desired. (optional step)
6. Sew the 6 ½” sides of the pincushion together into a tube. Turn right side out.
7. Fold the 8”x32” piece in half and mark the middle with a pin or marker.
8. Find the middle of one of the open ends on the pincushion. Match it to the middle on the caddy. Sew down one side of the pincushion to the caddy.
9. Fill the pincushion with rice and/or crushed walnuts and poly fill if you did not use batting. This will take about ½ to 1/3 cup of rice or walnuts.
10. Sew the open end of the pincushion closed.
11. Lay the pincushion flat and sew to the caddy.
12. Divide the pockets as you wish and sew them to the caddy to make pockets within the pockets. You can also choose to have one large pocket.
13. Sew the binding around the edge of the caddy.

June 2020 Project

Sewing Machine Foot Pedal Pad

Cutting Directions:
Cut the above fabrics and batting to the measurements given.

 Sewing Directions:
1. Sandwich the 7”x21” fabrics and batting. Quilt as desired.
2. Cut one of the pocket batting pieces in half to 3 ¼”x7”
3. Fold the pocket fabric in half so it measures 3 ¼”x7”. Slip the batting in between the fabric layers and quilt as desired. Make 2.
4. Sew binding or bias tape to the top of the pocket if desired. Or top stitch ¼” away from the folded edge of the pocket. Make 2.
5. Pin pockets to each end of the 7”x21” quilted rectangle and baste in place.
6. Place the pincushion batting on the back of the pincushion fabric. Quilt as desired. (optional step)
7. Sew the 6 ½” sides of the pincushion together into a tube. Turn right side out.
8. Fold the 7”x21” piece in half and mark the middle with a pin or marker.
9. Find the middle of one of the open ends on the pincushion. Match it to the middle on the caddy. Sew down one side of the pincushion to the caddy.
10. Fill the pincushion with rice and/or crushed walnuts and poly fill if you did not use batting. This will take about ½ to 1/3 cup of rice or walnuts.
11. Sew the open end of the pincushion closed.
12. Lay the pincushion flat and sew to the caddy.
13. Divide the pockets as you wish and sew them to the caddy to make pockets within the pockets. You can also choose to have one large pocket.
14. Sew the binding around the edge of the caddy.

September 2020 Projects

Couch Sewing Caddy

Supplies:
(2-3) 12”x12” pieces of non-stick spongy material (an example is shelf liner that can be bought at the Dollar Store)
1 package of double fold bias tape or about 20” of self-made binding
1 button
Fabric rectangle 2 1/2 “ x 12”
1 cup of crushed walnuts, lentils or rice
Optional: tissue paper if your sewing machine will not sew over the non-stick material.