October Beginner Friendly Quilt Along

There is just something about Fall and the end of the year that motivates me to get a lot of sewing, quilting, and projects finished. Maybe it's the mood boost from the weather finally not being blazing hot here in Texas? Maybe it's just the feeling of wanting to wrap up another year with a... Continue Reading →

12 Christmas Fabric Projects

December 3rd - Christmas Joy Wall Hanging These 12 Days of Christmas Fabric projects will be featured on my YouTube Channel Starting December 1st 2021. These blog posts may not contain all of the assembly instructions so check out the videos on YouTube for further instructions or reach out to me for assistance! YouTube Link... Continue Reading →

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 →

Binding a Quilt

I take the simple route when I bind my quilts. I like to sew my binding to the back of the quilt, then fold over to the front and machine sew in front. Some people like to stitch their binding on by hand. I am just not patient enough to do that. I also sew... Continue Reading →

Spinning Flower Bed – Week Eight

Completing the quilt-a-long quilt top We are at the home stretch! I am providing a diagram to show how I sewed my quilt top together, but you can, of course, sew yours together however you feel comfortable! Layout I sewed my quilt top together in rows, then I sewed all the rows together. I used... 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 →

Two Layer Cake Quilt Ideas

I absolutely love using precut fabric. If you need to put a quilt together quickly then precuts are a great option because you will only have minimal measuring and cuts to make... if any at all! Another reason I love precuts... They are already coordinated. For these two projects I used fabric from my two... 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 →

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