making sh!t for your girlfriend since 2007

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soon come

Craft Mart ~ Nov 8 (6pm - 11pm) & Nov 9 (11am - 7pm) ~ Hamilton Artists Inc. ~ 155 James Street North, Hamilton
Halifax Crafters Society Winter Market ~ Nov 30 & Dec 1 ~ Olympic Community Centre ~2304 Hunter Street, Halifax
City of Craft ~ Dec 14 & 15 ~ The Theatre Centre ~ 1087 & 1095 Queen Street West, Toronto

Sunday, May 31, 2009

Week 35: English Paper Piecing

The month of May was a quiet one for me on the craft front, but I did finally figure out how English Paper Piecing works. Ever since I laid eyes on Johanna Masko's gorgeous cushion that hangs around the Workroom couch I've been itching to learn how to do this. Thanks to some old sewing books I had kicking around and this wonderful online tutorial from Craft (by the way, anyone know what happened to Craft Magazine? I haven't seen a new issue in forever) I was able to get started on my own cushion cover. I didn't mean for it look so 70s, but I kinda like it anyway. Just another thirty or so hexagons to go!

1 comment:

rosalyn said...

i know, i was sad that the craftzine has stopped publishing. their final one was volume 10. apparently their print magazines were facing rising production costs and shrinking ad markets. :( everytime i find a mag i like, it always gotta go! sup with that?!

ps. i really like your piecing!!!!