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 →

Spinning Flower Bed – Block Seven

Here is the last block for the quilt-a-long! Next week we will piece the quilt together. Just like last week this weeks block is a very simple border piece! Materials Prep Layout Sew the border strips together and press your seams. Again, make sure you make four of these blocks! Gather all of your blocks... Continue Reading →

A Touch of Quilting

I love to quilt. Right now I am turning out quilts way too quickly and I am running out of places to display them all. I still want to sew and create new things so I decided to try something new. I saw some cute wrap skirt patterns on Etsy and decided to try this... Continue Reading →

Spinning Flower Bed – Block Three

Block three will be very easy for you to complete. It is simply the left side of your heart block from last week. The cuts and assembly will be very easy to complete since you are likely now a pro at half square triangles! Materials Prep Note: you may have half square triangles leftover from... Continue Reading →

Spinning Flower Bed – Block Two

This week we will be making Block Two for the Spinning Flower Bed quilt. This block will be the right half of the heart. Again, make four block twos. Materials Here are my materials for Block two. Prep Follow the same steps given for block one to create your half square triangles for this blocks.... Continue Reading →

Spinning Flower Bed – Block One

Week one Quilt-A-Long It's week one and today we will start on block one for our quilt. This block comes together easily. You will start by cutting one large block for the center and then create some half square triangles with your background fabric and the fat quarters you selected for your diamond fabric. Materials... Continue Reading →

Sew Sampler Subscription Box

A huge bright spot each month is receiving my quilt subscription boxes! I love to see the fabric that is added each month as well as the pattern! The extra goodies are always fun too! Patio Picnic! How cute is that! First peak inside! A jelly roll is always fun! I love using those! Ok,... Continue Reading →

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