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What I Learned When I Embroidered a Tea Towel - Technique Tuesday

What I Learned When I Embroidered a Tea Towel - Technique Tuesday
I embroidered my first tea towel. Check out how cute it is. I even show off the back and give some tips for keeping the back looking nice. There is no hiding on a tea towel!

How to Make a Postage Stamp Block - Technique Tuesday

How to Make a Postage Stamp Block - Technique Tuesday
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 October, we learned about the Postage Stamp Block. 

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 the Ombre Block - Technique Tuesday

Ombre Quilt Block for the Block of the Month
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 September, we learned about the Ombre Block. 

Layering and Pin Basting a Quilt - Technique Tuesday

Layering and Pin Basting a Quilt
This week I am showing how I layer and pin baste my quilts together. This is a process I have worked through that works great for me. There are lots of different methods out there. 

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.

English Paper Piecing Hexagons - Technique Tuesday

English Paper Piecing
Summer is when people usually travel. When I travel, I like to take a little sewing project with me. English Paper Piecing (EPP) Hexagons is usually my travel project of choice. 

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.

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.