• envelope bag using a quilt block
    UFO Quilt Block

    Envelope Bag Tutorial {52 Quilt Block Pick Up}

    This whole year has been fun! I have totally loved coming up with new ideas for quilt blocks or finding inspiration by others. This one is by far one of my favorites.  The options really go when you use different sized quilt blocks. Tutorial for the Envelope Bag can be found on Buzzing and Bumbling Materials needed: Quilt Block 10-12″…

  • How to applique mutliple layers. tutorial and how to patchwork posse

    How to Applique More Than One Layer

    Applique for the most part is fairly simple.  The process involves finding a shape, tracing it, cutting it out and ironing or sewing it in place.  What happens though if you want to take things to a different level and layer them! There are a few techniques that you can use for this kind of layered applique.  The first one…

  • prek patchwork- quilting basics 1 class at a time
    quilting,  Quilting 101

    Pre-K Patchwork Quilting Basics

    This past year has been a blast. I have been messing around with a few ideas for the next year 2014, and am ready to let you all in on what will be happening around here. I am one to like schedules– keeps my busy brain happy, happy, happy.  I love to find topics and stick with them….adding in a…

  • quilt as you go tutorial #quilt #machinequilt patchworkposse.com

    Quilt As You Go Tutorial

    Quilt as you go is a great technique for any sewer to know.  The whole premise is- when you are done with the top, you are done with the bottom and quilting! I love that you can quickly sew something together with this method.  I keep to small sewing projects at the beginning.  Easier to handle on the sewing machine…