Author Archive | Brooke Sellmann

t-shirt quilt top

t-shirt quilt top

hello Monday! so you might remember that I have this t-shirt quilt in the making…. well…during this “shelter – in” time…I finished putting the borders on the t-shirts and then designed the top…super, super happy with the finish! now…see this extra row of designs?? well, they didn’t really fit in well on the front, so […]

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storyteller's qal

the Storyteller’s Sampler Quilt QAL

hello and happy Monday! today I am excited to be apart of the QAL for this new book! one of the other gals on the QAL posted this great blog post…. I was excited to be asked by Cinzia to participate…I selected the Merry Xmas block…done with foundation piecing….I chose the 6 inch block size… […]

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apple butter centerpiece

apple butter centerpiece

hello Monday! so last week I talked about starting this centerpiece using my Tilda apple butter fabric… gotta just love circular quilting… love the finish so much!! click here to see more pictures… praying all will be well in the world soon… Happy Sewing!

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Tilda love

Tilda love

hello Monday! so this week…amidst all the drama…I decided to pull out my Tilda scraps to make a simple centerpiece… amazing how quilting can soothe the soul….give peace and allow some time for praying…. stay healthy and Happy Sewing!

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t-shirt quilt tips

t-shirt quilt tips

hello Monday! if making a t-shirt quilt is on your horizon….or if you ever wondered how to begin…I thought I would share a few tips… when cutting out the t-shirt design, I like to leave about an inch all around the design… I use inexpensive fusible interfacing on the back of each design…I use this […]

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meadow whispers backpack

meadow whispers backpack

hello Monday! a few weeks back I shared with you about some new fabric called Meadow Whispers…. I shared about the centerpiece I made…. and today I wanted to share the drawstring backpack I made from this line…. really, really love how this turned out….I am a huge fan of the metallic cork! I used […]

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cutting up t-shirts

cutting up t-shirts

hello Monday! it always amazes me how a bunch of old t-shirts can be transformed into a great quilt! see what I mean?? this is about where I am in this project… I like to use this quilt I have as a size guide to help keep the t-shirts corralled a bit… I have a […]

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potpourri pillow

potpourri pillow

hello Monday! today I thought I would share with you about the Potpourri ruffled pillow cover I made…. I used my Cricut machine to cut some 2 inch in diameter circles…. here are all my cute little circles… I used my pattern to assemble my pillow cover…. when I designed this project….I was envisioning the […]

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meadow whisper fabric

meadow whispers fabric

hello Monday! Meadow Whispers is another new fabric line from Windham…. another great line with a nice variety of prints…. you might remember this tutorial I shared recently….I used this new fabric line…. yellow and blue make such a great combo! looking forward to sharing the other project I made from this line….soon! Happy Sewing!

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