Sew Thankful Sunday, June 2019

{I love the idea of “paying it forward”. I think the world would be a better place if we could spread some joy and acknowledgement of good deeds done by others. I try to do that once a month for my Sew Thankful Sunday posts. I highlight some great content that I’ve found on other people’s blogs that I hope will inspire you and reward the originator by bringing traffic to their site. If your blog has been mentioned without your consent, please let me know and I will take you off the current list of featured bloggers.}

For most of us, June means the transformation of Spring into Summer. The days are getting longer and there is plenty of sunshine. You might even find more (or less) time to spend in your sewing room. Today’s Sew Thankful blog post is full of ideas to help you get creative this summer.

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  1. If you’re looking for a small and quick project, you’ll love this Pinwheel Pincushion & Mini Pillow Tutorial from Jacquelynne Steves. This is a great way to use those mini charm packs!


2. If you want to try something new, check out this Reverse Applique Tutorial by Allison at Campbell Soup Diary. It’s a technique that’s not often used, but it’s very effective.

Tutorial by Allison @ Campbell Soup Diary

3. Aurifil has come up with some great Father’s Day gifts in their Five for Friday blog post. You have almost two weeks left stitch one of these up!



4. Summer is the perfect time for some Strawberry Cake Muffins! You can find this delicious recipe by Pam at Heartspun Quilts along with her pretty patchwork, of course.

Strawberry Cake Muffins @ Heartspun Quilts

5. Check out these adorable Quilted Leaf Coasters by Sedef at Down Grapevine Lane for Diary of a Quilter. Sedef has the full tutorial using her newest fabric collection, Rhapsody.



6. Does sewing curves have you running in the other direction? Then you’ll appreciate this tutorial on How to Cut, Sew and Square Orange Peel Blocks by Sharon at Color Girl Quilts. She provides two videos that are excellent.


7. I know it’s hard to imagine, but Christmas sewing in the summer is a thing. This Christmas Churns Quilt Tutorial by Alison at Little Bunny Quilts for the Moda Bake Shop will get you in the holiday spirit in a hurry!



8. A new to me blog is Home Made Emily Jane. Emily is a young quilter who loves building community through crafting. You’ll enjoy reading her recent blog post on 9 Tips for Selling Home Made Goods.

9 Tips for Selling Home Made Goods @ Homemade by Emily Jane

There are so many ways to stay creative this month. I hope you found something to inspire you today. Thank you for spending some time here for Sew Thankful Sunday, and Happy Summer!

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About Julie Cefalu

Hello! I'm Julie and I love to quilt, craft, read, garden, hike and spend time with my family.

4 thoughts on “Sew Thankful Sunday, June 2019

  1. Two of your links were perfect for a couple of things I’ve been wanting to know about. The reverse applique link gave me another way to approach a project I’m trying to figure out. Would never have thought of that as an option. Thanks for the information Julie.

  2. Thank you for the Reverse Applique link. I’ve been trying to get a handle on this method, along with our quilt club at our local quilt shop. The interest it adds to quilts (and clothing) are “double-take” fascinating. It’s a ‘crafty’ venture, and maybe why quilters have run from it, but our group is getting into it, lucky us 🙂

  3. Hope you enjoyed your trip back to Texas in seeing the grand babies We had some nice weather here. I’m looking forward to making a few projects as I will be attending a quilt retreat in 3 weeks and CAN’T WAIT! Enjoyed reading during my lunch today…and I subscribed to Homemade by Emily Jane

  4. Hi Julie!
    I look forward to your So Thankful Sunday. I love reading them and learning so many new things! Great ideas!
    Thank you for taking the time to share all this new information with us!
    Hope you have a very happy day!
    Melanie

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