We’ve had a fantastic response to our Sashiko Inspired Quilt Block series and questions are flooding in! Join us in this blog post as we explain how to use these fun blocks in your projects.
How-To blogs to help you get the most out of your embroidery!
This entry was posted on September 12, 2018.
This entry was posted on November 28, 2017.
Blog Post by Kim Hanson
Welcome everyone. Designs by JuJu has just introduced some wonderful embroidery designs that work oh-so-well when crafting a Reading Pocket Pillow for that special little someone in your life. Word Art embroidery and Story Time applique work hand-in-hand in creating some sweet and special designs. I’ve made this particular pillow for my granddaughter, Harlow. I will give it to her for Christmas, filled with books tailored to meet her grade two reading abilities. Her name is embroidered on this pillow, but that is optional. There’s still plenty of time to make a Reading Pocket Pillow before Christmas arrives. So gather together several of your favourite fat quarters, turn on your embroidery machine and let’s get creative!
This entry was posted on October 9, 2017.
Blog Post by Kim Hanson
Welcome everyone. As Halloween approaches, I’m so happy to bring you a quick and easy project to make for Halloween, using Designs by JuJu’s whimsical Halloween filled designs. This little mug rug, which is basically a mini-quilt, can easily be made in a day or two. You can whip one up as a teacher’s gift, or use it to decorate a Halloween table. How about making one just for yourself….to have with your morning coffee? So cute, so simple and so very easy. Let’s get started.
This entry was posted on August 2, 2017.
Blog post by Kim Hanson
Welcome everyone. I’m pleased as punch to be back here again with all of you! This time, we are making a summery, sweet and super-easy child’s gardening apron, embroidered with Designs by JuJu’s Bugalicious design set . They are just perfect for this project! This apron is made using laminate for a clean and easy “wipe down” after use, and can be made over the weekend. Why not get started? Your five-year old will love it!
This entry was posted on June 5, 2017.
Blog post by Kim Hanson
Welcome everyone. Ever since Julie released her super sweet Mehndi Heart Design collection, I’ve been longing to use them for a project. Now, finally, I have! Here is a quick and easy pillow project you can easily make over a weekend. There are ten different Mehndi Heart designs available; your challenge is to choose just three. Begin by gathering together a few fabrics, some colourful rickrack and your favourite embroidery threads and let’s get started.
This entry was posted on April 6, 2017.
Blog Post By Kim Hanson
Love to see you all again! Thanks for joining me here on Designs by JuJu for another tutorial. This time, we are using Julie’s adorable Stuffed Animals Applique embroidery designs to make an easy, colourful and whimsical child’s rag quilt. Since we are making a rag quilt, the seam allowances will be exposed. This quilt is just a bit different from other rag quilts; the exposed seams are extra fluffy and the quilt is heavier than most. Why not join me in making this one?
This entry was posted on February 28, 2017.
By Kim Hanson – www.KimHansonQuilts.com
A quilter from way back, I made quilts for my three children and then nothing. Life was busy and quilting was put on the backburner. Once my first grandchild, Jacob, was born I wanted to make him a crib quilt, perhaps a rag quilt with soft and warm flannels, but more? A friend had given me a demo one day on machine embroidery - she did logos and such on t-shirts and jerseys and baseball caps. So I thought, "why not make a rag quilt, combining quilting and machine embroidery"?
This entry was posted on January 13, 2017.
How To: Quilted and Embroidered Tic Tac Toe Cupcake Pillow
By Kim Hanson
Red and aqua with a dash of lime swirl together to make this sweet pillow a delightful project to welcome spring. Love and creativity blossom as you adorn your pillow with machine appliquéd cupcakes, embroidery embellishment and yo-yo’s disguised as “puff cakes”.
Julie and I are excited to show you how to make a Love pillow, which I call Tic Tac Toe … so here we go!
Please be sure and read through all the instructions prior to commencing. It will make the project much easier for you.
This entry was posted on November 22, 2016.
Welcome! In this tutorial, we would like to show you our process for stitching out the applique designs that have a stipple background for you to make quilt blocks! The process is very simple. In this tutorial, we are using our newest quilt blocks from our Stuffed Animals Applique collection. The process is the same for our Valentine Heart Peekers, Cute Umbrella Critters, Stick Zoo Applique, and Monster Party Applique Alphabet.
This entry was posted on October 29, 2016.
I’m thrilled to be joining you here again on Designs by JuJu’s website! I’ve always LOVED JuJu’s delightful designs and have used them extensively in my work. This super quick and easy project is great for adorning your front door on Halloween or Thanksgiving.
For this project, I used an assortment of Juju’s new Whimsical Scarecrow Applique designs. Fabrics are from my stash and chosen for their yellow, orange and red colour scheme. Be sure and read through all the instructions prior to commencing. It will make the project much easier for you.