Dress Shirt Quilts

Making a quilt from dress shirts, think men's button up shirts, can be tricky because you will often find yourself using many different patterns and fabric types. But, with a few little tips and tricks the stress level of this type of project decreases exponentially. First, think of starch as your friend. Starch, especially a... Continue Reading →

New YouTube Series

Well, life has been crazy and I have been a busy bee! I have been planing and working away on a lot of new projects, but by far my favorite has been this Dresden quilt I have been working on. I have always been inspired by antique quilts. The time that went into making them... Continue Reading →

Using Fabric You Don’t Like

I love quilting subscription boxes, but, sometimes you do get items and fabric that just isn't for you. It is just inevitable and the risk you take when getting mystery boxes. Getting something you don't like can be disappointing, but, I did learn something from it. You can always find a way to bring fabric... Continue Reading →

Free Quilt Pattern

Today I am going to be sharing with you two of my favorite block patterns. Why are they among my favorite? Well, because they both come together really fast and they are so versatile. They are great stand alone blocks, meaning they can individually be used to make a beautiful quilt, and then combined, they... Continue Reading →

Quilty Subscription Box

In January I received another great quilt box from the Fat Quarter Shop! This box contained a nice big honey bun! The line of fabric is called Cider and it has some amazing colors and patterns. This shipment also contained some great notions that I was excited to use! I still haven't tried the heat... Continue Reading →

Renegade Bag

I really really love sewing bags. It is pretty much my new favorite thing to sew. It can be so overwhelming trying to find a new patterns though. I have mainly been sticking to patterns from Bagstockdesigns.com because they are fantastic. There is a comfort level in knowing they are well written and include a... Continue Reading →

Quilt Block

Hey there fellow quilters! I just wanted to share with you all this fun block challenge from Riley Blake's Blog. I love these free block and BOMs so, just in case you didn't see it, here it is! The challenge can be found here. The challenge will contain 16 different quilt blocks all finishing at... Continue Reading →

Valentine Quilt

It's no secret that I wasn't a big fan of this years cupid box from the fat quarter shop. I just don't think the value of the box was quite on the mark. I also didn't think the pattern that accompanied the fabric was that great either. But, I digress. Sometimes we just need to... Continue Reading →

PreCuts Quilt Shop Unboxing

This month I purchased both boxes from the PreCuts Quilt shop again! I got the Modern Stash Builder and the Classic box. I am so happy that I did! I opened the classic box first. Amazing to say the least! A nice big jelly roll, a ton of thread, a wonderful pattern, and some elastic!... Continue Reading →

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