The Back to School Block – Pouch of the Month

On a trip back from Florida with a friend, I started sharing that the August Pouch of the Month Block was a struggle. I was having trouble coming up with a design. She replied, “August…August is for Back to School…” She is a teacher…and the idea was sparked! Here is what I designed in EQ8,

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Wyoming Wind Quilt Along – Week 6 – Piecing Summer Wind Block #2

Welcome back to the Wyoming Wind Quilt Along! This week – week 6 – we make the second of our Summer Wind Blocks. Grab the last bag of cut and labeled pieces from Week 2 for the Summer Wind Block #2. This week is exactly like last week…unless you did a different color combination. I

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Wyoming Wind Quilt Along – Week 5 – Piecing Summer Wind Block #1

Welcome back to the Wyoming Wind Quilt Along! This week – week 5 – we move on to the Summer Wind Block. I love this block. It has so much impact and goes super quick! Grab the first bag of cut and labeled pieces from Week 2 for the Summer Wind Block #1. Mine looks

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Wyoming Wind Quilt Along – Week 4 – Piecing Wyoming Valley Block #2

Welcome back to Week 4 of the Wyoming Wind Quilt Along! So this week is EXACTLY like last week! Awesome right! Make another Wyoming Valley Block just like last week or in a different color combination. MAKING THE HALF SQUARE TRIANGLES The first thing we need to do is make some half square triangles. That

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Wyoming Wind Quilt Along – Week 3 – Piecing Wyoming Valley Block #1

Welcome back to Week 3 of the Wyoming Wind Quilt Along! We are finally getting to the good stuff! Piecing those beautiful blocks. First things first…I know that some folks like to chain piece, meaning they like to piece similar blocks back to back on their machine without breaking the threads in between. It is

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Wyoming Wind Quilt Along – Week 2 – Cutting Our Fabric

Welcome to Week 2 of the Wyoming Wind Baby/Mini Quilt Along! I am delighted you are here! If you missed last week’s fabric pull tutorial, click here to catch up with us. This week, we begin by cutting out our fabrics. First things first, though, you will want to make sure that your fabrics are

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Learn to Make Half Square Triangles Two at a Time or the Traditional Method

Half Square Triangles (HST) are a staple in the quilting world. A large number of patterns require them. When designing patterns, I tend to gravitate toward designs with triangles. You can make them two at a time, and even eight at a time. The methods I use are designed to match the number of HSTs

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Half Square Triangle Size Chart – Two & Eight at a Time

Half square triangles (HST) are a staple in the quilting world. I hear lots of quilters say they are afraid of them or that they take too long. Using the right method for your design can minimize the fear and time. I use one of two methods for making my HSTs. Two at a time

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Learn to Make Half Square Triangles 8 at a Time or the Magic 8 Method

Half Square Triangles (HST) are a staple in the quilting world. A large number of patterns require them. When designing patterns, I tend to gravitate toward designs with triangles. You can make them two at a time, and even eight at a time. The methods I use are designed to match the number of HSTs

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How to Make Flying Geese Four at a Time – Week 3 – Free Pinwheel Quilt Pattern

Welcome to Week 3 of the “How to Make Flying Geese Four at a Time” Tutorial. If you are just finding this, during week one we cut our fabric and made our flying geese. During week two we turned those beautiful flying geese into pinwheel blocks and stitched them into a baby quilt top. This

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