- Octopus & Other Ocean Obsessions Patterns
- Quilts for Coffee Lovers!
- Passover Plague & Seder Plate Labels
- Tessellations Workshop: Fish, Fox, Feline, Flamingo & Beyond
- A-MAZE-ing Selvages & Jeans Pillows
- Sew Make a Salad/Quilt and Potholders
- Sew Make A Salad Potholders Only - Free Pattern
- Turkey Menorah Crochet Pattern/Strategy - Free Pattern
Octopus & Other Ocean Obsessions Patterns
The designs are intended for raw-edge appliqué with any fabric. I used them to make three quilted aquariums, including this shell-embellished wallhanging from denim jeans:
...And another oceanic wallhanging, with plenty of buttons, and colorful beads serving as the eyes:
This booklet has simplified step-by-step construction directions to make a wallhanging - which can also be found in three blog posts. The first one is at http://gefiltequilt.blogspot.com/2016/07/octopus-obsession-quilted-book-review.html.PDF ebooklet - for download only, $3
Quilts for Coffee Lovers!8 caffeine-fueled quilt projects, plus an inspirational gallery
PDF ebook - for download only The eight quick projects in this book are inspired by coffee - thinking about it, making it, drinking it and sometimes even spilling it! They range from wallhangings to trivets to cuffs (for cup or wrist), and even a mailable postcard/coaster. Fully-illustrated directions, and full-size patterns, along with many personalization options, will help you make the perfect gift for the coffee (and sometimes tea) -lover in your life!
44-page ebook $9.95
Some projects from the book: Tesselated mugs. Pieced and appliqued.
"Good Luck, Good Cup" appliqué wallhanging:
Passover Plague & Seder Plate LabelsThis FREE download is a 2-page PDF with the names of the six seder plate contents and the ten plagues in English, transliteration, and Hebrew. You can print them directly onto fabric and then adhere them to matzoh covers, fiber postcards, or whatever you like! Below are two examples of how I've used them (patterns for these projects are NOT included). Blogged here.
Tessellations Workshop: Fish, Fox, Feline, Flamingo & BeyondBlogged here. Quilt front (Pick your own colors and characters):
Reverses to a side that looks like a sketch:
Size: Approximately 20" wide by 27" high. Start out with a fun paper-cutting exercise. Draw (or doodle) in your resulting shapes to create interesting creatures, a la Escher. Fuse and machine quilt shapes and details - it won't take long. This workshop is suitable for confident beginners and beyond. You'll wind up with a fascinating reversible wall quilt.
15 pages, detailed step-by-step pattern, from cutting paper to machine quilting details. Only $5.95. Downloadable e-pattern only.
A-MAZE-ing Selvages & Jeans Pillowshere. You'll enjoy upcycling scrap selvages and worn jeans! These two maze-like winding designs are easy to construct, and the finished products can serve as wallhangings, table toppers, or, as in this pattern, pillows. The 11-page pattern includes fully illustrated step-by-step directions, for everything from creating the 'selvage fabric,' to disassembling jeans. The 'Snail's Trail' design (upper left) includes full-size templates, while the 'Labyrinth' design, on the right, is a relaxing improvisational log-cabin-like piecing project. If you don't have a selvage stash, you can use strips from your scrap pile. Instead of denim jeans, you can also use denim yardage, or a solid color quilting fabric. The directions also explain how to create the pillow back, from more jeans or the fabric of your choice.
Only $2.99. Downloadable e-pattern only.
Sew Make a Salad/Quilt and Potholdershere. (Note: The last four pages are more-or-less the same as the free potholder pattern below.)
Sew Make a Salad, Quilt and Potholders - 13 page ePattern (pdf download only) $5.95
Sew Make A Salad Potholders Only - Free Pattern
4 page ePattern (pdf download) FREE (There will be no charge in your shopping cart.)
Turkey Menorah Crochet Pattern/Strategy - Freehere, with more photos). This is not an exact pattern - it's more like a game plan. You must understand working in rounds in crochet, and know how to increase and decrease. If you are experienced at crochet, especially amigurumi, it will be easy. Since I did this project rather quickly, it has NOT been tested. (That's why it's free!) I welcome comments, suggestions, questions, corrections, kvetches, maybe a picture or two, to cathy (dot) perlmutter (at) gmail (dot) com.
3 page ePattern (pdf download) FREE (There will be no charge in your shopping cart.)
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