Tutorial: Early Bird Baby Quilt

Early Bird Quilt TutorialI cannot resist making baby quilts for family members. Pressed for time, I often make a simple one-block. Next time, I’m going to try this sweet quilt, Early Bird, created by Becky, from Patchwork Posse.

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Trick to binding a quilt

Peta Quilt Binding TipDon’t throw up your thimble-clad hands when it comes to binding your quilt. Let Peta of She Quilts Alot show you her secret for making binding behave. The trick she explains is knowing where to start.

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Jungle Abstractions Lion quilt

Jungle Abstractions Quilt The Lion Violet CraftIf you love cats (m-e-o-w), you’ll love this big cat, hear him R-O-A-R. This stately lion is the sole block in a 60″ x 60″ quilt designed by Violet Craft. Her pattern uses foundation paper piecing and employs Michael Miller … Read More...

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Snapshots Quilt Along for St. Jude

Block 2 Sewing Machine Snapshots QALNo surprise, this is my favorite block (Number 2), from the Snapshots Quilt Along and Blog Hop. Hosted by Fat Quarter Shop, The Jolly Jabber explains,

Join the 2015 Snapshots Quilt-Along, as we sew twelve novelty blocks that capture and

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Tutorial: Sparklers Mini Quilt

Sparkler Quilt Tutorial Becky Patchwork PosseeBecky of Patchwork Posse goes small with this red, white and blue mini quilt, but large with visual impact. Called Sparklers, this beauty would sew up super fast. Hint: She uses a time-saving piecing technique you’ll want to learn.… Read More...

Free pattern: Ladybug Pincushion

Lady bug pin cushions free patternAmanda of The Patchsmith loves her latest project so hard, she’s sewn up three versions, two of which you see here. She adds,

Create an adorable ladybug pincushion to keep your pins and needles close-to-hand.  This must-have addition is easy

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Pattern testers honored at Daintytime

Sherri Lynn Wood Improv Quilts by TestersGet a peek inside the shaping of the 10 flexible patterns included in Sherri Lynn Wood’s recently released book, The Improv Handbook for Modern Quilters.

She just kicked off, at Daintytime, her Test Quilter Blog Hop which showcases quilts … Read More...

Tutorial: Melon Mini Quilt

tutorial Happy Summer Melon Mini QuiltLisa of Inspired By Fabric shares on her blog how to make this fresh summertime melon quilt. Of the project she explains,

It’s super-easy to make–just one Courthouse Steps block cut in quarters and reassembled!

Measuring only 12-1/2″ square, this … Read More...

Hey Pinners: TANSTAAFL

TANSTAAFL Pinterest buyable pinsThis monograph written by author Pierre Dos Utt bears the acronym of a saying most of us have heard our whole lives, “There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch”. And this was my first thought upon reading an … Read More...

Got a CRAP magnet at NQA Show

Crap magnet Cloth Pocket Austin TXThe Cloth Pocket’s booth at the recent NQA Quilt Show, held in my home town, was a vendor highlight for me. Hands down, they had the best fabric on site. I bought some Melody Miller, from the Mustang collection, and … Read More...

This apple quilt is sew tempting

Geta Delicious Expectations apple quilt patternGeta shows us her skills with her latest quilt pattern, “Delicious Expectations”. With a finished size coming in at 30” x 34” along with raw edge applique and machine stitching, you can have this baby completed in no time.

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It’s a hack…blog hop!

Great Pattern Hack Blog HopMichael Miller is hosting, along with a happy stitch, a blog hop where sewists have taken a pattern and MM fabric and made something wonderful. Yep, a hack! Bloggers participating in this event include,

Monday 6/29- Kick off with Jessica
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