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Archives: Week Eighteen

Let’s tiptoe down memory lane to see what I was doing during the 18th week of every year since the start of Shiny Happy World. 🙂 Click on the images to go to the posts.

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Bloom embroidery pattern from Shiny Happy World
***Included in Week 18 Sale***

Beautiful blooms, embroidered with just a few easy stitches.


How to Attach Flat Spots to Amigurumi Using Running Stitch - a tutorial from FreshStitches and Shiny Happy World

The best way to attach bits that you want to be flat – not puffy.


How to Quilt a Big Quilt on a Standard Sewing Machine - video

Yes – you really can quilt a big quilt (even king size!) on a standard sewing machine. I’ve done it – and I show you how.


Chirp - a bird quilt pattern from Shiny Happy World
***Included in Week 18 Sale***

My first bird quilt – and I I still love it!


In a nutshell – no. 😁


Hand Quilting without Marking - a video tutorial from Shiny Happy World

All the little tricks I developed because I’m always afraid the marking won’t wash out.


Giant applique pets made with Michael Miller Fabrics - patterns by Shiny Happy World

A terrific collaboration that led to TWO new projects.


Penelope Panda - a free applique pattern from Shiny Happy World

A free pattern for a cute panda!


It’s not really any harder than making two standing legs.


I drew this giant anteater as part of my 100 Days project in 2020. I need to make an applique pattern with this guy!


A golden-fronted woodpecker from my 100 Birds Project. I don’t know why that’s the name – the gold is on the back!


***Included in Week 18 Sale***

One of my favorite bugs. 😁


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A silly chimpanzee. 😁


Look at the gorgeous quilt that Amanda made with the Woodland Critters pattern!