• Hexagon Halloween Projects - super cute. Some sewn by hand, some by machine.
    Celebrate,  Hexagon

    Super Cute Hexagon Halloween Projects

    I’m a fan of the hexagon….if you haven’t already figured that out. I’m not really sure if it’s the shape or the possibilities, or what. Either sewn by hand or by machine…if it’s the shape of a hexagon, it’s good with me.   What’s kind of fun about it – not only the shape, but the size.  They are all…

  • Interviews,  sewing

    Madeline – the Backstory

    Today’s story is from Madeline- (she is a member of the quilt group) I am a quilter. You won’t find me on a blog or a website, but you will find me at your favorite fabric store, quilt show or thrift store. I was born and raised in Philadelphia PA and began as a sewer with my Mom and high…

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    Sewing Thimbles

    Lately I have been picking up a few new and fun sewing projects….but along with that comes the dreaded hole at the tip of my middle finger. This little hole seams to find every single needle end- the eye.  ouch! For Christmas the honey had given me a metal antique thimble….which I totally love, but I thought today I’d talk…

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    Modern Mini Quilt Tutorial

    This little modern mini quilt is so simple to sew!  Use your own half square triangles from a previous project or sitting in your stash. No half square triangles lying about?  That’s fine too- they are quick to sew up. There are a couple of videos that will help you along as well.  How to square up your half square…

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    Buying Fabric Bolts

    Fabric Bolts – Do you buy the whole thing? At first when I just got started quilting I thought this was the craziest notion! I mean, who needs that much fabric? Yeah- after a little bit of time I can come to realize that having a whole bolt of fabric is actually a nice thing.    I don’t do this…

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    Hexagon

    How to English Paper Piecing Video

    I have always been interested in English paper piece…especially in the shape of a hexagon. Such a fun and somewhat simple project. It’s perfect for hauling around in a project bag while you travel.  You aren’t packing around a ton of heavy fabric, just a little pile of bits big enough to cover your template. How to English Paper Piece~…

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    Busy Body Medallion Quilt Outer Border

    BUSY BODY QUILT ALONG – Medallion style finished size:  72″ x 72 We’ve compiled all the steps into a complete pattern -> Snag your copy here- Busy Body Medallion Quilt Along Pattern Today we will be finishing up our quilt top!!! So excited for today.  This has been a blast watching your quilts grow and your layout and colors that…