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FREE PDF Quilt Tutorial | Gracious Threads Guest Post

Free PDF Beginner's Quilt Tutorial | MadeByJaime

Hi All & Happy Friday! I’m so excited to be a part of the Gracious Threads Baby Shower today! I finally got my act together and wrote up the Beginner’s Quilt Pattern into a FREE downloadable PDF with a Quilting 101 section, photos to illustrate steps and instructions for sandwiching, turning & tying! There is…

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Noodlehead Divided Basket Swap

Noodlehead Divided Basket Swap | MadeByJaime

There is something wonderful about sewing for another seamstress. There’s such a joyful delight at the thing made and great appreciation for being the recipient. As people who sew for others, putting our heart and soul into the making, it is rare we receive something handmade ourselves, so props to whoever came up with this…

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Rainbow Mini Swap

Fandom Unicorn | MadeByJaime

If you have not participated in a swap, you are really missing out! Over the holidays I did a mini-quilt swap with my local MQG. It was SO much fun that when I started seeing swap signups all over my instagram feed, I instantly signed up for two without a thought! I was assigned #RainbowTeamOrange and…

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MQG Mini Swap

BMQG Mini Quilt Swap | JaimeSews

Happy New Year!!! This week marks the week back into routine and schedule for us. My husband is back to work today after taking a combination of holidays and vacation days for about a week and a half and, I’m not gonna lie, it’s been fun to have some vacation, but I’m ready for the return…

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Airplane Quilt

Airplane Quilt | JaimeSews

Well this is a finish 8 months in the making! I’ve finally finished the airplane quilt for the newest member of the family on my husband’s side. Looking back, I purchased the pattern back on April 11, 2014 and the fabrics at the end of April with the intent to make the quilt for Megan’s shower in…

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A Rival Quilt – Dodgers vs. Giants

Rival Quilt - Dodgers/Giants | JaimeSews

Friends, some things are learned and some things you’re just born with. Even though I do not watch a single game during baseball season, I was born a Dodger fan and that’s not something that’s easily abandoned. I love sports, I really do. I’m the kind of girl who will walk into a gathering where the…

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It’s November!

DIY Halloween 2014 | JaimeSews

In Central CA, it’s not uncommon for October and November to stride by without so much as a hint of fall – you know, cloudy days, rain, cold…? It’s been known to be 75 degrees and sunny on Thanksgiving! But my facebook feed was full of local friends gleefully welcoming the storm we had Friday…

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Cargo Duffle Bag

Happy Monday! Did you sew something great this weekend?! I had a great day Saturday with my friend Karen making the Cargo Duffle Bag (Click here for the free pattern download!). I had pinned the pattern a few months ago and my friend Ginger suggested it be the project for my next class. As those…

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