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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. 

Friday Finish - Card Trick Mini Quilt

Card Trick Mini Quilt
I was doing some research for a pattern I am working on, and I stumbled across a free pattern and You Tube video from Sue Bouchard. It looked so easy and fun I decided I could squeeze it in and do some sewing for me. 

Counterbalance Quilt Pattern - Formally the Violet Burst Quilt

Counterbalance Quilt Pattern
My most recent finish is the remake of the Violet Burst Quilt Pattern. It is now known as the Counterbalance Quilt Pattern.

Free Quilting Tutorial - Easy Fall Mini Quilt

Free Quilting Tutorial - Easy Fall Mini Quilt

Its starting to get cooler outside. I am ready for Fall!  This mini quilt or mug rug is the perfect for the season. It is quick and easy, and it looks harder than it is!

Free Tutorial - Simple and Fast Sunflower Mini Quilt

Sunflower Mini Quilt
A free tutorial on how to make this fast and easy Sunflower Mini Quilt! Perfect for summer home decor!

Weekly Update - Mess ups

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

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.

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.

Weekly Update - Bombs Bursting Beginning

Trimming edges from blocks in red white and blue.
This week I have been hard at work, starting a new quilting pattern! Check out the sneak peak and sign up for my newsletter.

Weekly Update - Double Wedding Ring

Weekly Update - Double Wedding Ring

This week I did some sewing just for me.

Making a double wedding ring quilt has always been on my bucket list. I have always loved the classic pattern. So when my quilt guild decided to all make a mini version, I jumped at the chance. 

Technique Tuesday - Marking Tools

Variety of marking tools including pens, pencils, chalk, and markers.

There are a lot of different options out there for marking quilts. I feel like they all have their place and they all have their pros and cons. What tool I select usually depends on the project and the purpose for my markings.