Wyoming Wind Pattern – Free Color Sheets and Labels

The size options for the Wyoming Wind pattern are endless. I wanted to offer my folks a way to organize their cutting and piecing process depending on the size and colors they choose. Attached is a free resource that includes a coloring page and labels for each of the blocks. Just click it. Download it.

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How to Make Chrismons – Quilted Chrismons

With the passing of Thanksgiving each year, the world begins to pay more attention to light. Lights on palm trees along the sidewalks in towns our southern towns. Lights on trees in our homes and store fronts. Ornaments begin to appear too. One can get lost in the Christmas isle in Target picking up and

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How to Make an Advent Wreath

As a creative people, we are visual. We appreciate…are attracted to…color and imagery. The Advent Wreath is one of the most beautiful symbols of the church and serves to give us a focal point for our devotion and study as we journey to Christmas. I’d like to tell you a story… I’d first like to

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Make a New Quilter…Mentor…

As a new, rather young, quilter stepping into the quilting world, I did not set out to “sell patterns” or “teach classes.” I set out to create and feel sane in this hectic and often negative world. I set out to fill a void in my life after loosing pottery, running and lifting. I felt

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The Crooked Christmas Tree Sew Along Week 4

It’s time!!! Week 4 is QUILTING!! My favorite part! So, just a word of my current reality, I have been on the road for work and to teach the Painted Cow since before I posted the Sew Along Week 3 blog post. (One full week!!) That means, I didn’t have access to my studio for

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The Painted Cow Class #1 – Quilters of SC Pieceable Retreat

Follow my blog with Bloglovin   (Juanita, BB, Brandee, Janet, Wendy, Erin, Jean, Debbie, Vicki, Terri and Ann! These ladies will always have a place in my quilty heart! Thanks for an amazing weekend!} I just returned from the Quilters of SC Pieceable Retreat where I taught the Painted Cow class for the first time.

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Crooked Christmas Tree Sew Along Week 3

First off, you are a rock star for making it to week three! Way to not quit! Woot!! So far you should have little strips of three blocks each, all in random color combinations. You should have a pieced three with a border in the tree background fabric around the edge so it measures 20.5”

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Crooked Christmas Tree Sew Along Week 2: Paper Piecing the Tree

Welcome back to Week 2 of the Crooked Christmas Tree Sew Along. This week you will need your printed pattern and your tree and background fabrics. You may also wish to go back and read the last blog post: Learn to Paper Piece (Helpful Hints). Most of the directions for this week will be found

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