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How to Make a Log Cabin Quilt Block - Technique Tuesday

Log Cabin Quilt Block
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 August, we learned about the classic Log Cabin Block.

Adding a Hanging Sleeve to a Quilt -Technique Tuesday

Hanging quilt
A lot of quilt hanging systems and quilt shows require that there be a sleeve on the back of your quilt.  So what is a quilt sleeve?

How to Make the Windy Night Quilt Block - Technique Tuesday

Windy Night Quilt Block
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 Windy Night Block, that was originally created by me!

Technique Tuesday - Eight HSTs Method (Half Square Triangles)

Eight HSTs at a time

Do you have a quilt that needs a lot of HSTs (Half Square Triangles)? Making two at a time seems tedious, so why not make eight at a time?!

 Some people refer to this as the Magic 8 method. I find it super easy to make multiple blocks at a time. 

How To Make a Roman Stripe Block - Technique Tuesday

Roman Stripe Quilt Block in blues
This month for the "How-to Block of the Month," we are learning about the Roman Stripe Block.

Bowl Cozy - Pattern Tutorial Review

Orange Bowl Cozy for holding Hot Bowls

The other day, my friend asked me to make her some bowl cozies. First, I had to look up what they were, then I said yes. They seem simple enough!  

They are a lot like hot pot holders, except, they are shaped to fit your bowl. They have little corners that are perfect handles for lifting hot bowls of soup out of the microwave. 

More Color Ways for the Quilt Guild How-To-Blocks

More Color Ways for the Quilt Guild How-To-Blocks
For those of you that are interested, Here are some different color ways for the How-To Blocks for my local Quilt Guild.

How to Make a China Doll Block - Technique Tuesday

China Doll Block

This month for the "How-to Block of the Month," we are learning about the China Doll Block. This block has a lot of pieces, but when you break it down, it is pretty easy. 

How to Make a Rolling Star Block - Technique Tuesday

Rolling Star Block
For the month of April, my quilt guild learned how to make the Rolling Star Block. I love that it uses three fabrics and two sizes of squares. 

How to Make the Squares and Stripes Quilt Block - Technique Tuesday

Squares and Stripes Block
For the month of March, my quilt guild learned how to make the Squares and Stripes Block. This one looks like it would be hard and complicated, but it is actually one of the easiest blocks so far!

How to Make a "Dandy" Quilt Block - Technique Tuesday

Dandy Quilt Block
For the month of February, my quilt guild was supposed to learn about a quilt block called the "Dandy Block."

How to Make a Single Irish Chain Block - Technique Tuesday

Single Irish Chain Block
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 Single Irish Chain.