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Scant Quarter Inch Seam Allowance

Scant Quarter Inch Seam Allowance
Have you ever been asked to sew a "scant" quarter inch seam allowance? Technically, is a just a little bit less than a quarter inch seam allowance. A lot of times I will find instructions calling for a scant when making half square triangles and quarter square triangles, sometime even flying geese. 

How to Make the Yankee Puzzle Quilt Block - Technique Tuesday

How to Make the Yankee Puzzle Quilt Block - Technique Tuesday
Again 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 Yankee Puzzle Quilt Block. 

I Need Some Sewing Time - Weekly Update

Pin Wheel Block Quilt Top
Have you ever had that moment in the day when you just want to escape? I am having one of those weeks. All I really want to do is escape to my sewing room, close the door, and not come out till I have spent many, many hours working on a quilt. 

Chain Piecing - Technique Tuesday

Chain Piecing How To
Chain piecing makes sewing and quilting so much faster! You can just keep sewing and sewing and not have to stop to clip threads. 

How to Make the Ohio Star Quilt Block - Technique Tuesday

Ohio Star 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 December, we learned about the classic Ohio Star Quilt Block. 

How I Clean my Sewing Machine

Cleaning my sewing machine

An essential part of quilting and sewing is cleaning out your machine regularly. This helps the machine stay in ideal working order. 

Holiday Quilt Show and Auction - Weekly Update

Holiday Quilt Show and Auction 2019
This week I was able to go to the Holiday Quilt Show and Auction. (Not the auction part, just the quilt show.)

How to Piece Batting Together

Piecing Batting Together
What do you do with all the leftover pieces of batting that you have? I like to piece them together to make bigger, useable pieces!

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.

How to Store a Quilt

How to Store a Quilt
You finally finished that quilt you have been working on forever! Congrats! Now what are you going to do with it? There is the obvious answers like, put it on my bed, or hang it up, or snuggle with it, or gift it. But what if you are going to store it? Make sure you take good care of that quilt to make sure it lasts a long time!

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!

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."