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What exactly is a chevron, you ask??A single chevron is a V shape made with a line or a stripe,?similar to the chevron insignia patches worn on the sleeves of military uniforms to indicate rank or length of service.?Rows of?repeated chevrons can create a zigzag pattern (although there is some discussion about zigzag patterns vs. chevrons, like Suzannah’;s?post hereaccent pillow case baby decorative, and Just Jingle’;s rant here).

No matter what you choose to call them, chevrons OR zigzags, these repeating patterns have been turning up in all kinds of sewing projects lately?– and I think I’;ve got the fever! The only prescription –?you guessed it, is more chevrons!

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Create a modern baby quilt with a large, meandering chevron pattern with this tutorial from Rashida Coleman-Hale posted at Generation Q. Piecing half-square triangles is a simple method for creating a chevron pattern in quilting.

Cindy at Hyacinth Quilt Designs shares her method for making pretty pieced chevrons along with some tips for putting together projects with this method. I really love how Cindy pairs her colors and strips of different sizes in her chevron designs. This is the method I want to try next!

BeeSquareFabrics.com has a great guest blog post from Amanda Jean at Crazy Mom Quilts, showing how to create a?zigzagging chevron?pattern by piecing rectangles together. It just goes to show that there’;s more than one way to construct a crafty chevron.

If piecing isn’;t your thing, you can look for one of the many fabrics sporting chevron and zigzag?patterns, like Riley Blake’;s Chevron Prints?or Premier Fabrics Zoom Zoom collection.?Check at your local independent fabric or quilting store to see what kind of chevron prints are in stock.

I just love this one! Not all chevrons?are fabric – check out Katie Harris’;?handmade?chevron spool holder/organizer!

This chevron pillow is totally fab! Get the how-to from Caitlin at Biscuits &; Jam.

Here’;s a great chevron project for the wee ones from the crafty Schwin sisters. Check out the Shwin &; Shwin Chevron, My Chevron Tunic tutorial.

Use this little tutorial from Life is {Sew} Daily to create a simple chevron skirt using a favorite simple skirt as a pattern – a perfect project for spring!

Make a super-cute chevron wristlet with Rae’;s tutorial from Made by Rae.

And there you have it, some of my favorite chevron/zig-zaggy projects from around the web. I hope you are inspired to get sewing!

-Erika

This week we'd like to share with you some of the fabulous master bedroom interior design trends and ideas to give you something to ponder over and use within your own home. Romantic bedrooms don't have to be overly feminine with an abundance of lace and heart shaped bed cushions, in today's world men also share or have their own ideas and notions on the décor and colour scheme of the master bedroom – and these in turn don't necessarily have to scream 'sex'!

It’s a cruel fact of life: Your belly is going to expand but the waistband of your pants won't. In the first trimester you are going to rapidly gain baby weight and that can lead to all kinds of problems. This is where belly bands can help, so read on to find out what the best belly band is!

I have always loved how cute union suits are on little people so when I found this striped fabric, I knew that I had to give it a try. Thank goodness I did because this might have been my favorite project yet! It helps that my boys like them as much as I do! In fact, my middle son ?was so taken by his pair that he refused to take them off. As much as I hated hearing him tantrum, I can't say that my ego wasn't stroked a little. :)?