welcome To The One Thimble Blog
Today I’d like to introduce you to Kylie from Handbag Hardware Australia. I’ve shopped with HHA many times and Kylie has always been super helpful even when I wasn’t exactly sure what I was looking for! One of my favourite things about HHA is that Kylie stocks hardware “kits” for many handbag patterns (including those we’ve had in One Thimble). This means you can get all the hardware and interfacings etc from the one spot!
Back in January I was lucky enough to meet up with Kylie on our family holiday and she’s just as sweet, generous and helpful IRL!
So you’ve decided to turn your hobby/passion into a business. Congratulations!!! It’s a big step and I’m sure you’re buzzing with excitement and dreams! Maybe you’re even busy imagining how life will be, when your business is the roaring success your friends are predicting. I get it! Before my first market I’d already started planning what I was going to spend the money on when I sold out!
At this point I’m going to give you an option. If you want sunshine and rainbows and to keep dreaming about what you’ll spend your profits on, I suggest you go find another blog to read. But if you’re up for a little dash of reality mixed with some practical tips read on!
‘Bunny Bag Pattern Hack‘
Template and Instructions to adapt the Darling Daisy Bag into a Bunny Bag
Created by Lauren Wright from Molly and Mama
For Confident Beginners
Hi there! It’s Rachel Rossi again! If you loved the Timber! Quilt, then I’ve got a special treat for you; It’s a special little accessory to go along with your Timber! quilt that your little one is sure to love! It will take them for miles and miles of adventure without ever leaving your home: it’s a perfect little reading pillow. Complete with curious bears, singing birds, and pockets galore! This pillow not only gives you a place to lean and cozy up with your favorite book, but also a place to store your current books, pencils, bookmarks, and maybe even a few small treasures.
The Timber! quilt is perfect for anyone who loves appliqué or wants to work on their appliqué skills, be it learning or perfecting that skill. If you loved the Timber! pattern but were a little intimidated by the amount of appliqué it requires, I totally understand, but, once you see how easy it really is, you’ll be zooming your way through the pattern in no time!
Today I’ve got a raw edge appliqué tutorial for you—a full, step-by-step tutorial on how to achieve a lovely little raw edge appliqué. This is the only type of appliqué that I use in my patterns, because it is so very simple and I love the dimension and texture it adds to my quilts. If you’re an appliqué lover and want to see those patterns, be sure to check them out in my shop.