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Giveaway Time!

The Quilters Catalog by Meg Cox

I borrowed this book from my local library a few months ago and I loved it so much that I went out and bought one! I love all the tidbits of information and fun stuff in it. Through a series of events I ended up with an extra copy! 

So I want to give it to you!

Technique Tuesday - Stitches for Tying a Quilt - International Stitch

Quilting Bee

I had fun at a quilting bee learning and quilting together. Today I will be sharing the stitch we used to tie the quilts. It is one of the simplest and easiest to do. 

Technique Tuesday - YoYo Tutorial

Fabric YoYo tutorial
Yoyos are so much fun to make. They are quick and easy, and add a splash of texture and dimension to any quilt. 

Weekly Update - Mess ups

Raw Edge Quilting
There are lessons to learn from mistakes. This week was a wash for me.

Technique Tuesday - Quilter's Knot

Needle and Thread

What is a quilter's knot? 

A quilters knot is a quick little knot that quilters use, specifically when hand piecing or quilting. It is super fast to make and easy to use.

Weekly Update - Finished a WIP and Started Something New

Moroccan Lullaby Quilt
As things get crazy towards the end of the school year, sometimes my sewing had to take a back seat to life.  But to keep myself happy, I have been working on finishing this WIP (Work In Progress) from last Fall.

Technique Tuesday - Free Hot Pot Holder Tutorial

Hot Pot Holder in Teal and Grey
I have made so many hot pot holders in my life. Now you can do it too! These make great gifts and are great for practicing your quilting skills on.

Weekly Update - WIP, UQG, and UQSM

UQSM Logo
This week I was pretty busy quilting, but not on a new pattern. There was a lot of WIP, UQG, and UQSM going on!

Weekly Update - Bombs Bursting Quilt Reveal

Bombs Bursting Quilt Pattern in Patriotic Red, White and Blue
It's official! The Bombs Bursting Quilt is done and the pattern is available! There are so many ways to make it yours. There are some variations to check out too.

Technique Tuesday - Fussy Cutting

Fussy Cut Blocks
What is fussy cutting? When I first heard that quilting term, I thought it referred to not liking what you have cut out, and having to redo it multiple times. I was wrong. 

Weekly Update - Bombs Bursting Quilt Pattern Sneak Peak

Sneak Peak of Bomb Bursting Quilt
Check out a sneak peak of the Bombs Bursting Quilt and Pattern.

Technique Tuesday - Squaring Up a Block

Squaring up a quilting block

One of important steps when making a quilt is making sure that your block is the correct size. This is especially true when your blocks are made from more than one piece of fabric.