These three sewing-themed blocks were some of my first ever paper pieced blocks to draft. I had just started designing my own patterns and really wanted to make something that said “sewing.” I had seen similar blocks, of course. Jars and spools are pretty classic when it comes to quilting, but having just learned to draft, I wanted to draw my own versions.
The original pattern are six or seven years old, and have gotten their first revamp in a long, long time. Compare the original version of the Sewing Machine with the new version, and you can really see how much cleaner and easier to read my patterns have become over the years. It’s cool to me to have this documented evidence of my own evolution.
Sewing Themed Wall Hanging: Donated to a JDRF fundraising auction several years ago
As time goes by, I plan to update as many of my older patterns as possible. Who knows, maybe even some of those patterns that have been locked away in the Sewhooked Vault will see the light of day again!
I hope you enjoy these patterns for what they are: classic, simple and representative of the craft we love!
One Layout, Two Styles
Trying out different fabrics in EQ7.
Lots more on the free pattern page!
A quilt layout created in EQ7 using just the Classic Spool pattern.
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