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Putting Together the How-To Block of the Month - With Sashing

Quilt blocks laid out with spaces for sashing

This is another option of putting the How-To Block of The Month together. This option gives the block and sashing requirements for multiple quilt sizes with a 2 inch sashing and borders. 

Putting Together the How-To Block of the Month - Without Sashing

Putting Together the How-To Block of the Month - Without Sashing

This is one option of putting together the How-To Blocks of the Month together. This option gives the block requirements for multiple quilt sizes without sashing and without borders. 

Fabric Estimations for Quilts

Variety of Quilt blocks

If you see some fabric that you want, and don't have a pattern in mind, how much fabric should you buy?

 

Faux Scrappy Quilts

Faux Scrappy Fabric Quilt Block
When I was making my last quilt block, I really wanted a scrappy look. But I didn't have fabrics that coordinated just right. So I opted for a "Faux Scrappy" look. 

How to Make the Scrappy Zigzag Quilt Block

Scrappy Zig Zag Quilt Block made in blues and whites
Join me again this year as I provide instructions for how to make a different quilt block each month. Eventually, all these blocks will turn into a great quilt! For the month of January, we are making the Scrappy Zigzag Quilt Block in this quick tutorial.  

Color Theory Words and Ideas

Color Wheel Made of Buttons
I don't profess to be an expert, but I have found that knowing a little bit of color theory can help when picking out fabrics and colors for quilts.

Now Available: Group #6 of the Printable How-To Block of the Month Tutorials

Group 6 How to Block of the month. Six small pictures of each quilt block provided on a blue background

Now available in my shop is Group #6 of the How-To Quilt Block of the Month!

Six new quilt block PDFs ready to downloaded for your quilting pleasure!

How to Make the Windmill Quilt Block

Windmill Quilt block made with triangles in Light blue, dark blue, and white.
Join me this year as I provide instructions for how to make a different quilt block each month. Eventually, all these blocks will turn into a great quilt! For the month of December, we are making the Windmill Quilt Block.  

Quilt Vs. Blanket

Stack of Quilts
Is it wrong if someone calls a quilt a blanket?

How to Make the Honeymoon Quilt Block

Honeymoon Quilt Block made with dark blue, light blue, and white
Join me this year as I provide instructions for how to make a different quilt block each month. Eventually, all these blocks will turn into a great quilt! For the month of November, we are making the Honeymoon Quilt Block.  

Seaside Adventure Row Along Showcase Party

Light House Quilt Block Table Runner
Last month, I participated in a row along where I shared my lighthouse pattern. Today, the designers can show what they made with the various row patterns.

Tsunami Quilt Class

Tsunami Quilt in Navy blue, blue, green, and white

During Utah Quilt Guild's Quilt Fest, I was able to do some sewing for me! I signed up for some sewing classes that looked like fun and treated myself to a day of me-time! 

One of the classes I signed up for is called Tsunami. It is a cool quilt pattern made by Deonn Stott, and she was our teacher!