We're taking inventory here in the Four Patch Textiles studio. I think I've been making progress in sewing down my stash, but will I ever sew all this fabric? In 2016 I decided to make an effort to not buy fabric - vowing to sew down my substantial stash. I had a double closet and … Continue reading We’re taking inventory – Will I ever sew all this fabric?
Create this fun zippered tote called the Golden Bird. Another one from the archives! Download the PDF here. What's in the bag? This bag measures 13 inches (33 cm) tall, 18 inches (46 cm) across the top and 5 inches (13 cm) wide (on the side). It is fully lined and has two inside zippered … Continue reading Golden Bird Tote – Free Instructions From the Archives
Create this fun and durable tote! We'll call her Cleo. Download the PDF instructions here. You can make her with scraps, or other fabrics, notions and haberdashery that you have on hand. "Haberdashery" ... I like that word. I wrote these instructions in 2018. If you have any suggestions for updates, please let me know. … Continue reading Sew a Cleo Tote
I decided that I needed some slippers, so we watched a few videos, read some blogs, and searched our stash for various supplies.....scraps of quilting cotton, foam stabilizer, fusible batting, and leather (what a find!). I readied my machine with all purpose polyester thread and a size 90/14 Universal needle. A walking foot was helpful … Continue reading I sewed some slippers!
Here's an old one from the archives! Download your free sewing instructions here. Patchwork Needle Book Sewing Instructions Download