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Free Tutorial - How to Make a Thermal Rice Heating Pad with Removable Cover

Thermal Rice Bag - Heating Pad

Have you ever used a thermal rice bag? Basically, it is heating pad made of rice.

I love to use rice bags to warm up my feet in a cold bed and to soothe achy muscles.

How to Make the Spool Quilt Block - Technique Tuesday

Spool Quilt Block
Again this year, for the quilt guild I am apart of I am providing instructions for how to make a different quilt block each month. For the month of February, we learned about the Spool Quilt Block. 

Scant Quarter Inch Seam Allowance

Scant Quarter Inch Seam Allowance
Have you ever been asked to sew a "scant" quarter inch seam allowance? Technically, is a just a little bit less than a quarter inch seam allowance. A lot of times I will find instructions calling for a scant when making half square triangles and quarter square triangles, sometime even flying geese. 

Working on Some WIPS - Weekly Update

Working with WIPs
Have you heard of a WIP? In Quilting terms, it's know as a Work In Progress. Most quilters I have known have at least a few WIPs going at a time.

My Thoughts on Batting

Roll of Batting
In today's blog post, I would like to share some of my thoughts on batting. What kinds are there? Which one should I use? What is a scrim?

Weekly Update - Four new WIPs

Sewing Machine Waiting for me
Just like that, I have 4 WIPs that I started this week. I want to tell you about a couple of them. 

How to Make the Yankee Puzzle Quilt Block - Technique Tuesday

How to Make the Yankee Puzzle Quilt Block - Technique Tuesday
Again this year, for the quilt guild I am apart of I am providing instructions for how to make a different quilt block each month. For the month of January, we learned about the Yankee Puzzle Quilt Block. 

I Need Some Sewing Time - Weekly Update

Pin Wheel Block Quilt Top
Have you ever had that moment in the day when you just want to escape? I am having one of those weeks. All I really want to do is escape to my sewing room, close the door, and not come out till I have spent many, many hours working on a quilt. 

Chain Piecing - Technique Tuesday

Chain Piecing How To
Chain piecing makes sewing and quilting so much faster! You can just keep sewing and sewing and not have to stop to clip threads. 

Setting Goals For the New Year

Setting Goals For the New Year
I don't usually set New Year's resolutions. But I do set goals for my business. I feel like these goals help me move forward instead of getting stuck in the mud. 

Quilt Guild Meeting Idea - Tea Towel Exchange

Tea Towel White Elephant Exchange
We had a fun Tea Towel Exchange for our yearly Quilt Guild Christmas Exchange. It was so much fun!

Weekly Update - Christmas

Stocking hung my the fire with care
I have not planned any projects for this month. Instead, I am admiring some of my previous sewing accomplishments.