How to make an envelope-backed pillow cover {lemony snippets: a series of fun-fortunate events}

Envelope Backed Pillow Tutorial - Gypsy Moon Quilt Co.

Please excuse the cheesy blog title (although I'm pretty proud of myself there). ūüėŹ Last week I participated in the #colourblockchallenge on Instagram hosted by Angie of Gnome Angel. When Angie started making her Farmer's Wife quilt blocks, she decided to style them with grouped objects based on the color or theme of her blocks. As a challenge, she … Continue reading How to make an envelope-backed pillow cover {lemony snippets: a series of fun-fortunate events}

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Vintage florals improv cross quilt

In need of a little quiltspiration for¬†#IGquiltfest's¬†work-in-progress¬†prompt, I turned to¬†my Fall 2015 issue of Modern Patchwork magazine. Flipping through, I decided to try my hand at making some improv¬†cross blocks using a¬†cutting technique inspired by the Improv Cross Patchwork Quilt by¬†Darci Sews. I really loved the simplicity of the cross blocks¬†and the cutting and construction¬†seemed¬†incredibly … Continue reading Vintage florals improv cross quilt

Green queen: breathing new life into repurposed materials

Green Queen - Gypsy Moon Quilt Co.

I¬†started¬†hoarding¬†collecting vintage linens a few years ago with the hopes of making something fabulous... I just never knew exactly what. As I mentioned in a¬†previous post,¬†I started out quilting by using¬†leftover fabric remnants and¬†repurposed materials (mostly¬†in an¬†effort¬†to de-stash while also cutting down on the cost of materials). Little did I know, I was also on … Continue reading Green queen: breathing new life into repurposed materials