LEARN

Learn something new.  That's what I really do love. Exploring a new technique or process or getting a better understanding of one that I've known or tried before.  My favorite is to explore new techniques with smaller projects, so I'm not committed until I really know I love it and want to do more.  

  • HOW TO PRINT YOUR OWN FABRIC LABELS
    LEARN,  quilting

    How to print your own fabric labels tutorial

    Over on Patchwork Posse.com {membership sewing group} we were lucky enough to have Mary Jo from Patchwork Palette design us some painted quilt labels. She paints her quilts girls-- not piece! I love that! Check out her goods here. Mary Jo's blog and say a 'hello'. Anyways--- since she gave us the labels-- we are supposed to print them off…

  • LEARN,  quilting

    How to Make a Quilt with Fabric Panels

    A fabric panel can be kind of tricky or intimidating to purchase. You love it, but you don’t know if you should cut it up or not. How do you deal with the different panels?  Do others think you are cheating if you use them and call it a quilt? Well— I totally use and love a good fabric panel.…

  • Learn how to make a quilt block on point.  There is a formula you can follow to make those quilt blocks "grow" in a setting that will make a larger quilt. 
    LEARN,  Quilt Blocks

    How to Make a Quilt Block on Point

    Learn how to make a quilt block on point.  There is a formula you can follow to make those quilt blocks “grow” in a setting that will make a larger quilt.  It’s a great trick when you need a larger quilt, but are limited with the amount of blocks.  I’ve been working on some quilts and there is one that…

  • Learn how to make a quilt sleeve that you can secure with pins or hand stitching. Great for quilt shows or hanging in your own home.
    LEARN,  quilting

    How to Make a Quilt Sleeve

    Learn how to make a quilt sleeve that you can secure with pins or hand stitching. Great for quilt shows or hanging in your own home. For the past couple of years I’ve entered my quilt into a quilt show.  Nothing fancy or crazy— in fact, they are non-judged.  No matter the category, they need to have a quilt sleeve…

  • The Cricut Bright Pad is the best quilting supply when it comes to tracing embroidery or transferring designs.  It's simple to set up, great for traveling if needed and the perfect size for any project you are working on. 
    Craft,  LEARN

    How to Use the Cricut Bright Pad

    The Cricut Bright Pad is the best quilting supply when it comes to tracing embroidery or transferring designs.  It’s simple to set up, great for traveling if needed and the perfect size for any project you are working on.  Bright Pad~ This crazy pad is full of light…that helps you transfer images, helps with tracing and pulling those little pieces away…

  • LEARN,  sewing

    Fidget Quilts

    Fidget quilts are used for Alzheimer, dementia, and even little kids who need something to do with their hands.  This fidget quilt tutorial will get you started.  What is a fidget quilt?   It really doesn’t have to be a ‘quilt’ but the idea is: giving the fingers and hands something to do.  These are great for little kids, or…

  • LEARN,  quilting

    Gee’s Bend Quilts

    This past year or so has been a little bit of a journey of sorts- through exploring Gee’s Bend Quilts.  During 2018 in the Salt Lake Modern quilt group, I designed a Gee’s Bend Inspired quilt along.   The whole idea was to allow everyone the freedom of sewing blocks, with a little bit of structure and consistency.  This consistency of…