Free pattern: Paper pieced pin cushion

Paper Pieced Pincushion free pattern

Nati of Nati’s Little Things shares this paper pieced pincushion pattern as a free download as part of Craftsy’s “Free Pattern Friday”. They come in two sizes, so you can choose, or make both. These would be great for a swap, because … Read More...

Free pattern: Contour Feather quilt block

Feather Block free download

Paper piecing is the perfect technique for sewing feathers, especially when you are changing fabrics frequently. Anne, of Play Crafts, demonstrates this with her beautifully executed quilt block, Contour Feather. She shares on her blog a free-to-download pattern for it, so you can make your own … Read More...

Freebie | Printable Thank You Cards.

In this day and age of texts, e-mails and social media it’s always nice to receive a real paper card in the mail! So send your thank-yous in style with these free printable thank-you cards from Delia Creates. They come … Read More...

QAL block two – Sewing machine

Snapshots quilt block

Melissa of Happy Quilting shares her “make” for month two of the Fat Quarter Shop’s Snapshots Quilt-Along (QAL). Though the patterns are offered up as a free download, the research done by St. Jude’s is not. They are asking participants of this year-long … Read More...

This Week’s Top 10 Posts

Here we go with the 10 most popular posts on the blog this week! Some are Valentine’s Day ideas that you can book mark for next year, or adapt for other occasions. But the list also includes a few oldies … Read More...

Free pattern: Spring quilt

Fresh Spring Quilt pattern

If you have large prints in your stash too pretty to cut up, this quilt is for you. Called Framed Flowers, the large motif makes the quilt sing. The finished size is also a perk, coming in at a decor-friendly 52 inches. I … Read More...

Freebie: Valentine Tag

Freebie: Valentine Tag

Need a tag to attach to a gift or treat bag for Valentine’s Day? How about this cute airplane themed tag, it’s free to download from The Crafting Chicks. I love how they attached it to a toy airplane! You Read More...

List of Healthy Mason Jar Salads

mason-jar-salads

Yup, they are a rage. Yup, they are all healthy. And yup, they look absolutely delicious!

These list of 18 mason jar salads are all healthy, and are just an idea or inspiration for when you start with your mason … Read More...