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Bundles of Joy Quilt Tutorial


Ryan Walsh of I’m Just A Guy Who Quilts, put together a fabulous tutorial for this mini quilt. It’s called Bundles of Joy Quilt and finishes at 24″ x 28″. You’ll need one charm pack and one yard of coordinating fabric. Lots of step-by-step pictures to walk you through how to put this mini quilt […]

Posted: July 17th, 2010  

Topics: Free Projects

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Weekly Quilt Contest: Snow, Ice, Cold (Brrrrrrr!)


Congratulations to Yvonne of Belgium for winning last week’s weekly themed quilt contest, Two-Coloured Quilts, with her very unique I and Y challenge quilt. Thanks to Jojo’s Quilt and Gift Shoppe for their donation of a Metro Market fabric bundle. Thanks also to the 758 voters that cast their ballot over the weekend. It was […]

“New from Old” Quilt Contest

The Alliance for American Quilts has announced a new quilt contest. “New From Old” is the theme of the 2010 contest and quiltmakers are encouraged to think broadly and creatively about this opportunity to celebrate the past in the frame of the present. They might seek inspiration and/or content from antique quilt blocks, fabrics, trims, […]

Posted: January 19th, 2010  

Topics: Quilting Events

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Postage Stamp Quilt

The past few weeks, I have been sorting fabrics, and attempting to make sense out of my scraps. I’ve been cutting pieces smaller than a fat quarter into more useful pieces for some upcoming projects. One of the quilts I want to make for myself is a scrappy Postage Stamp Quilt. It will be totally […]

Posted: January 11th, 2010  

Topics: My Quilting Journey


Cross Country Christmas Quilt Designer Blog Hop

Gudrun Erla of G.E. Designs has invited eleven very cool ladies to have some fun blog-hopping around the country starting today. Each will post every day sharing favourite Christmas recipes, traditions and stories. And each day, one of them will share a Christmas/Holiday project with you. Twelve days… twelve free projects. WOW! There will be […]

Posted: November 9th, 2009  

Topics: Free Projects, Web Finds

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Free Motion Quilting Tips

Geta Grama has put together some great tips in her free motion quilting tutorial. I definitely have to try her hand position to see if it helps with the back pains. UPDATE: I did try Geta’s hand positioning recommendation on a smaller wall hanging this past weekend. It really did help, though the big test […]

Posted: October 26th, 2009  

Topics: Tips and Tricks


Pizza boxes make good storage solutions

Serena Smith from Embroidery Treasures has put together two fabulous videos on how to cover a pizza box with fabric. She makes it look so easy. The addition of a little piece of ribbon to make the boxes easier to open is brilliant. I’m going to head over to the local pizza place and see […]

Posted: September 2nd, 2009  

Topics: Free Projects, Videos


Messy Sewing Area

Slowly, over the last few weeks (months?) my sewing area has reached the disaster you see here: Piled in the mess are 5 Friendship Bags, 6 baby quilts waiting on labels and binding to be finished, and two lap quilts waiting to be quilted. The table you see in the front does not belong inside. […]

Posted: September 2nd, 2009  

Topics: My Quilting Journey

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Two Fabric Flower Tutorials

While I love gardening, my balcony gets very little sun so this year I only planted one large pot. My next place will definitely have southern exposure. These super cute fabric flowers don’t need sun or watering and they won’t wither a die once the frost returns. They’d make a great gift, or attach them […]

Posted: August 16th, 2009  

Topics: Free Projects


3D Pinwheels Tutorial

Sara made this adorable quilt for the Spring Blooms mini swap. She then created this fabulous tutorial on how she did it: 3D Pinwheels Tutorial. I definitely need to give these a try .. wouldn’t they look adorable on a friendship bag?

Posted: August 12th, 2009  

Topics: Free Projects, Tips and Tricks

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How to Hand Stitch Binding Invisibly

Nadine of DreamWeaver’s Quilts has put together this fabulous tutorial with photos, on How to Hand Stitch Binding Invisibly. I finally get it. You can zoom in on the photos on her site to get a closer look too. I’m working on some baby quilts to donate to NICU babies through the quilt guild. This […]

Posted: August 6th, 2009  

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Shadow Trapunto by Geta Grama

Geta Grama’s Shadow Trapunto quilt at Spring Market and announcing her new patterns for sale.

Posted: June 29th, 2009  

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