• quilting,  Tutorial

    Single Slice Layer Cake Quilt Tutorial

    This layer cake quilt tutorial is going to be a breeze to sew. There are no bias edges, and you are only cutting the block once… it couldn’t get any easier! Great for a beginner quilter or if you are in need of a quilt fast! The previous patterns using a layer cake are the chevron layer cake quilt tutorial and…

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    Portable Ironing Table Tutorial

    How about a little tutorial today--- I am thinking that most of us have our 'own' spaces for sewing, but even when we do we travel with out sewing goodies....often it is sometimes just to the next room. That wouldn't be because we have to many sewing items? of course not! So, without looking further into the reasoning....let's just assume…

  • quilting

    Quilting Groups on Facebook My top 5

    The sense of community is high on my list. I really do love reaching out, dropping a quick question or answering one that someone else has asked. The best thing about technology these days is the ability to find and participate in quilting groups– even when we don’t have one close by! That’s where online quilting groups on facebook come…

  • quilting,  video

    Paper Piecing Tutorial And Video

    This paper piecing tutorial with video will walk you through the paper piece technique. You’ll get great results using this technique! Paper piecing allows you to get close to perfect quilt blocks.  It is a process that allows you to join multiple pieces, weird shapes, small pieces and perfect points. It’s kind of like sewing by numbers all most.  Just…

  • quilting

    Machine Quilting Guide for Beginners

    Machine Quilting – yes, you can. You don’t necessarily need a long-arm quilting machine to do this.  A standard machine will work just fine. In fact that is what I used for a very long time….and still do on occasion. Today we’ll go over all the aspects of machine quilting – for beginners.  Whether you are quilting on your standard…

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    How to Join Batting Video

    Everyone has batting. And- I bet that along with the larger pieces of batting you have those smaller pieces and edges, ends and cut offs. Those are taking up space and not getting much love or use— I know, I have a box that is loaded with these pieces! They are sometimes used by smaller projects, but a lot of…

  • sewing

    Free Bunny Sewing Pattern

    This super quick Free Bunny Sewing Pattern is great for any occasion, and seriously they are so easy to make.  3 things are needed- fabric, ribbon, polyfil. A few years ago, I convince my Eliza to sew up a few bunnies for some cousins. Sewing with kids isn’t terrible….but it does take the right blend of everything.  This does it………

  • Interviews,  Podcast,  quilting

    Guest Designer Jodi of Tales of Cloth

    Today I’m delighted to share another guest designer from Australia with you!  Jodi is the super cute gal behind the business and blog:  Tales of Cloth.  That is where she sells english paper piecing templates that are laser cut and usable more than once! Lately the hand sewing has been happening more around here and I really am enjoying it.…