A New Step-by-Step Tutorial for 2015
Well, we're not quite there yet, but only a couple of more days till 2015--so an early Happy New Year everyone! And I thought of starting the new year off with a small tutorial. First--the finished piece-- But let me back up, and show you how I started. I began by getting out my paints and art tools and warming up by painting papers on heavy card stock paper (110lb paper that I get at Staples office supply store)-- there's actually a lot more where these came from, but these are the ones…
Spooky Book Nerd Quilt
I have a very good friend whose birthday is just a few days before Halloween, so the holiday has always been her favorite. I think it was last year when I came across these fat quarter fabric bundles at my local Tuesday Morning store. They're quilt-shop quality fabric, and I couldn't pass them up. (They're from the Spooktacular and Spooktacular Too collections by Maude Asbury for Blend.) I bought two bundles, thinking that I'd use them to make something for my friend, but I wasn't sure…
August Sewing and a new September Goal
August was a great month for sewing. With all our kids having flown the nest long ago (and now sending THEIR kids off to school), our focus was just enjoying the summer, family, the garden, hobbies, and - in Bruce’s case - work. Yes, he really loves his post-retirement job at The Leonardo museum where he is the Resident Engineer. It keeps him out of trouble (and my hair) for 4 days a week. :-) I completed three quilts, all of which were near the final stages at the beginning of the month…
Charm About You by Lucy Brennan is all about patchwork and quilting, sewing, embroidery and fabric. Featuring projects, patterns and free tutorials.
Martingale - Eye-Catching Quilts eBook
Treat yourself to a rich collection of 16 dazzling quilts! The talented staff at Quiltmaker presents an array of styles ranging from traditional to modern, including everything from Dresden plates to pinwheels, triangles, and scrappy designs.Indulge your love of fabric with batiks, brights, reproduction prints, tone-on-tones, and moreFind tips and techniques throughout from the experts at Quiltmaker; full-sized templates and patterns are includedBe inspired by the quilting-design pattern…
Wandering Star Free Quilt Block Tutorial
Today let's look at the Wandering Star quilt block. This traditional quilt block is a variation of the Friendship Star block. It's quick and easy - if you can sew together a Half-Square Triangle, you're good to go! Let's get started.
Farmhouse Star Quilt - Free Pattern - Nana's Favorites
Created in black and white fabric this Farmhouse Star quilt featuring an oversized star is classic and modern with a touch of retro feel.
Quilty Stars Quilt pattern - The Scrappy blue one - Quilty Love
Quilty Stars quilt pattern is a scrappy friendly modern quilt pattern by Emily of Quiltylove.com. Scrap buster and Stash buster quilt pattern.