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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.

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. 

Weekly Update - Love At Home Wall Hanging and other things!

Love at Home Wall Hanging or Table Runner
I have been hard at work updating all the patterns and finishing the Love at Home Wall Hanging. I love all the little elements!

Technique Tuesday - Hand Quilting

Hand quilting  on a butterfly quilt
I encourage everyone to try hand quilting. I would like to share some tips and tricks on how to do it easily.

Technique Tuesday - Half Square Triangles (HST)

fabric marked and ready to make half square triangles.
An oldie, but a goodie, about making half square triangles.

Weekly Update - Feeling Love at Home

Pile of tiny pinwheel blocks
In this post I share my inspiration for a new wall hanging I am working on. There are some teaser pictures too!