• quilting

    Globetrotter Blog Hop

    The Globetrotter fabric was used for the Fruit Slices Quilt- using a disappearing quilt block! See the original, the new one, plus grab the instructions! So excited today to be part of the Globetrotter fabric blog hop with a pile of incredibly talented quilters from around the web.  Some of them you may recognize as designers in the past for…

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    Free Printable Gift Planners

    Today I’m excited to share a free printable with  you – all about gift tracking! Thing during the last couple of months of the year can be overly busy and sometimes confusing! I get all flustered if I don’t have a list to follow or something that helps guide me along the way. I find it so much easier to…

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    Free Printable Half Square Triangles

    There seems to be a heavy sigh when the words: half square triangles is used. They are fussy.  I don’t love them….but they are really quite fun in quilts and add such an interest. The thing that makes me sigh heavily is that they are always taxing my brain and making me think in math terms. What size of square…

  • mile a minute patterns and layouts to sew with scraps
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    Mile a Minute Quilt Patterns

    Awhile back I did a quick video and tutorial showing the Mile a minute quilt method. It’s so slick & perfect for grabbing into that scrap bag and just sewing, sewing, sewing. There is no thought process that goes with it, it’s simple line them up- right sides together and sew. Because of this, you end up with a super…

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    Free Printable Straight Block Setting

    Free printable straight block setting – how many quilt blocks, how many across, down and what size do they need to be. It’s all in the free printable! Sometimes the easiest way to use up fabric or use your leftover fabrics is to cut them up into squares. Straight Block Setting. I know you might think that’s crazy, but it’s so…