Tag Archives: Quilting

Five Years In The Making {A Hand Applique Love Affair}

For five years I carried this beauty with me, and while I love my daughter with all my heart, I’m actually referring to the quilt in the picture above. I started this quilt when that precious five year old little … Continue reading

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3 Tips for Cutting Fabric With Your Silhouette Cutting System - Nikki In Stitches 3 Tips For Cutting Fabric With Your Silhouette Cutting System

It seems like vinyl and paper really steal the show when it comes to what Silhouette cutting systems can do. So much so that one of the most popular questions people ask me is “Can I really cut fabric with … Continue reading

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let's talk crafts - nikki in stitches (volume 2) Pull Up A Chair…Let’s Talk Crafts (Volume 2)

Life gets crazy pretty fast. And with warm weather (hopefully) around the corner, things aren’t going to slow down. So I thought it would be nice today to take some time to just chat. This post was such a hit last … Continue reading

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Uncharted Craft Waters - Nikki In Stitches Uncharted Craft Waters

Do you still get that “butterfly in your tummy” feeling when you start a new craft adventure? That “I can’t wait to jump into this project head first, but I’m not really sure if I’ll make it out of the … Continue reading

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nikki in stitches bias tape tutorial - do you make your own bias tape Do You Make Your Own Bias Tape?

Making your own bias tape…. This is a “no-brainer” for some of you. And for some of you, you are perfectly happy buying it pre-made. But after my Applique Baby Bib post, I did get a few people asking questions, … Continue reading

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nikki in stitches raw edge applique tutorial Raw Edge Applique {Sewing Tutorial}

Today we’re talking raw edge appliqué, and I’m sharing a step-by-step tutorial for my super simple technique that I use for almost all of my appliqué projects. (If you missed the first part of this post, where I shared my … Continue reading

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how to create your own applique designs without drawing a thing by hand from nikki in stitches How To Create Your Own Appliqué Designs Without Drawing A Thing By Hand

Last week’s appliqué baby bib sent my inbox into quite a tizzy! There were lots of questions regarding my tips for finding appliqué designs online, requests for a more detailed tutorial on how to sew them, and even a few … Continue reading

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Nikki In Stitches DIY Bunk Beds 2013 Crafty Wish List

Last year’s crafty wish list was a hit. All of you had fun dreaming of the things you would add to your craft arsenal if money were not a concern. So now that the holidays are over (and maybe you … Continue reading

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free holiday craft class from nikki in stitches featured picture Ready For Class Tonight? {Free Online Craft Class From Nikki, In Stitches!}

Are you ready for class tonight? We’ll be making the three projects pictured above! Class will get started at 8pm EST! I’ll be there around 7:30 if you need to ask questions. To get to class, just click over to … Continue reading

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Baltimore Style Halloween Quilt (October 2012 Update) 1 Baltimore Style Halloween Quilt {October 2012 Update}

I’m still chugging along over here. Two more small blocks done…I think three more small blocks to go. Then the center block (over 200 pieces!) and the applique bat border. Don’t get me wrong. Hand applique is a true love … Continue reading

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