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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. 

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 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.

Three types of Quilted Snowflake Mini Quilts - Technique Tuesday

Paper Snowflakes - my Inspiration

I love looking up to the sky and seeing the snow falling. 

I was wondering if I could make snowflakes out of fabric the same way I make snowflakes out of paper.

How to Make Mitered Corners on Quilt Binding

How to make mitered corners on a quilt binding
Don't know what a mitered corner is? Think of it like an envelope closure for the corners. I will show you two ways to make them. 

Technique Tuesday - Thimble Selection

Antique Metal Thimble with Antique Thread
Finding a thimble that is right for you takes some trial and error, but here is some information to help you get on the right path.

Technique Tuesday - Quilt Labels

Preprinted Quilt Label

Quilt Labels. The very last thing you need to do before the quilt is done! They are so easy to skip but probably one of the most important things for the quilt.

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!