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February Block

February Block

This is a fun heart block to make.  There are many ways to make half square triangles.  Today I'm giving instructions using the Essential Triangle Tool.  If you are making your half square triangles using a different method you will need to adjust your fabric...

December Block

December Block

Cutting Instructions: Background fabric: Cut 8 ~ 1 1/2" x 2 1/2" Rectangles Cut 8 ~ 1 1/2" x 4 1/2" Rectangles Cut 4 ~ 2 1/2" x 4 1/2" Rectangles Cut 4 ~ 2 1/2" Squares Plaid Fabric: Cut 4 ~ 2 1/2" Squares Red Fabric: Cut 4 ~ 2 1/2" Squares Tan Fabric: Fussy Cut 1 ~ 4...

Family Fun Quilting Time

Family Fun Quilting Time

Instead of Black Friday shopping, my youngest daughter and I went to beach, and then to my nieces house, to sew all weekend. The sun was a bit bright! And Chilly.  It is always fun to walk on the beach, and Shirley is good company.  After a walk on the beach and a...

November Block

November Block

    Cutting Instructions: Background Fabric: Cut 2 ~ 4" squares Cut 1 ~ 2 " x 17" strip (or 8 ~ 2" squares) Cut 1 ~ 2" x 16" strip (or 4 ~ 2" x 3 1/2" rectangles) Cut 4 ~ 3 1/2" Squares Dark Blue With Small Flowers Fabric: Cut 2 ~ 4" Squares Light Blue...

October block

October block

After deciding to do an acorn block for October, I have seen acorns everywhere! Cutting Instructions:   White Background Fabric: 2 ~ 2 1/2 " x 5 1/2" Rectangles 2 ~ 2 1/2" Squared 2 ~ 3" Squares 2 ~ 2 1/2" x 8 1/2" Rectangle Gold Fabric: 1 ~ 2 1/2" Square 1 ~ 2 1/2" x...

September Block

September Block

This months block is from the tumbling block family, but no Y seams. Cutting Instructions: It depends on which way you are making your Half Square Triangles (HST).  If you are making HST with squares and trimming I'll post those measurements in ().  Otherwise the...

Inspiration

Inspiration

Where do you seek inspiration?  People? Nature? Animals?  When asked this question my answer is YES.  I am inspired by may different things. Yesterday I went to the beach with my hubby.  I will go to the beach any chance I can get.  I love the sites, sounds and smells...

August Block

August Block

This "O" block consists of a Square in a Square Block, rectangles,  Flying Geese, Small Half Square Triangles (HST), and Large HST with a snowballed corner.  There are many methods to achieve this block.  Please pick the one that works for you.  I am choosing to show...

Christmas Collection Blog Hop

Christmas Collection Blog Hop

I have been enjoying looking through Masterpiece Quilting Christmas Collection book by Nancy Scott.  She has a great selection of projects from mug rugs to quilts.  Her instructions are easy to follow and the photos in the book have me wanting to make many, many...

Leaders/Enders

Leaders/Enders

While sewing do  you use leaders and enders?  Some people call them beginners and enders, or start and stop.  Whatever you call them, they were a game changer for me. They do a couple of things.  If you always have something under your presser foot you won't have long...

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