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Video: Hand Quilting With Perle Cotton

I’ve been inspired by Sarah Fielke’s video on using perle cotton to hand quilt. I’ve just about finished my first project and plan to use this for the quilt-along quilts too.

Posted: July 22nd, 2013  

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Turning Little Bits into Usable Strips

Don’t throw out those little bits… see what I did with a huge pile of small, otherwise useless, little bits for my Diagonals quilt.

Posted: February 27th, 2013  

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Tutorial: Scrappy Herringbone Quilt Block

This past weekend, I got reacquainted with my sewing machine and pretty fabrics and had some fun just sewing! Enjoy this free tutorial.

Posted: February 20th, 2013  

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Beginner’s Quit-Along – Quilt Top Assembly

The time has finally come to put our quilt blocks together. I’ll be sharing how to assemble the straight layout, while Pat Sloan has put together an excellent tutorial for those that are doing the on-point layout.


Beginner’s Quilt-Along: Block 13

The time has come for our final block of the Beginner’s Quilt-Along (QAL). This is my favourite block that we’ve made. I just love pinwheels.

Posted: August 30th, 2012  

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Beginner’s Quilt Along: Block 12

Here’s the tutorial for Block 12 of our Beginner’s Quilt-Along (QAL). Just one block left, and then we’ll start putting the quilt top together.

Posted: August 23rd, 2012  

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Beginner’s Quilt-Along: Block 11

Here’s Block 11 of our Beginner’s Quilt-Along (QAL). This week, we learn how to make quarter square triangles.

Posted: August 16th, 2012  

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Beginner’s Quilt-Along: Block 10

Here’s Block 10 of our Beginner’s Quilt-Along (QAL). This week I’m sharing another tool I like for squaring up HSTs and a few other tutorials too.

Posted: August 9th, 2012  

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Beginner’s Quilt Along: Block 9

Here’s Block 9 of our Beginner’s Quilt-Along, Meet Me at the Fair. For this week’s lesson, I’m showing you how to make eight half square triangles at a time from one square.

Posted: August 2nd, 2012  

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Fussy Cut Ruler Give-Away

I have a new-to-me tool to share with you today. It’s called the FussyCut 3in1 Tool by Crafty Bev. I have two tools to give-away and a special purchase link for you to save!

Posted: July 22nd, 2012  

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Beginner’s Quilt-Along: Block 7

It’s week 7 of our Beginner’s Quilt-Along (QAL). Our block this week is Paddle Up the Creek also known as Hour Glass.

Posted: July 19th, 2012  

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Beginner’s Quilt-Along: Block 6

Here’s Block 6 of our Beginner’s Quilt-Along called The Calico Puzzle.I’m also sharing one of my favourite tools for making half square and quarter square triangles from June Tailor.

Posted: July 12th, 2012  

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