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Archives: Week Sixteen

Let’s tiptoe down memory lane to see what I was doing during the sixteenth week of every year since the start of Shiny Happy World. ๐Ÿ™‚ Click on the images to go to the posts.

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Goody Bags - free sewing pattern from Shiny Happy World

Great little reusable gift bags or party favor bags!


Because big buggy eyes should really be round. ๐Ÿ˜


Does Sulky Sticky Fabri-solvy work on wool felt? YES! It's fabulous!

Nutshell answer: YES! But definitely read the post for all the details. ๐Ÿ˜


Fancy Felt Coffee Sleeve - a free pattern from Shiny Happy World

One of my favorite free felt projects.


Evolution of a Sleeping Bag - a process post

A little peek behind the scenes at the design process.


Tips for Quilting a Cuddle Fleece Back - video tutorial from Shiny Happy World

The first time I used cuddle fleece for the back of one of my quilts, my daughter came to me and said, โ€œMommy. [insert pause for dramatic effect] You should never use anything else on the back of your quilts.โ€ I havenโ€™t. ๐Ÿ˜


How to Add Sashing to a Quilt As You You Quilt - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World

Itโ€™s easy to add sashing and borders to a Quilt As You Go quilt.


How to Applique Dark Eyes on Dark Faces - tutorial from Shiny Happy World

This is a question I get all the time – for making both quilts and stuffed animals. This post shows a few different ways to do it.


One of my favorite settings – and you can use it with any of my square-block patterns, no resizing needed.


A walrus I drew as part of my 100 Day Project in 2020.


A velvet-fronted nuthatch from my 100 Days 100 Birds project.


My very favorite color collection. I use these fabrics ALL THE TIME.


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One of my bestselling patterns, updated with a couple of new animals and SVG files for use with electric cutting machines.


An adorable opossum.