I’ve been wanting to try quilting for quite some time now. I’ve been sewing all my life but I’ve never actually tried quilting or the techniques used to make something. Then I stumbled upon this awesome tutorial from Abby Glassenburg of While She Naps. She’s a really inspiring toy designer and has shared this brilliant tutorial for a soft toy ball. It uses the skills of english paper piecing to make a gorgeous handsewn ball complete with rattle inside.
It’s the perfect beginner project and makes up in no time. Here’s my version…
I had so much fun rummaging through my scraps box to find fabrics for it and decided to personalise B’s Ball with… well a B!
What do you think? Have you tried quilting or english paper piecing before?