Wyoming Wind Quilt Along – Week 1 – Fabric Pull

WELCOME! It is week #1 of the Wyoming Wind Quilt Along, and I couldn’t be more excited to journey with you! This week we select fabrics! Anybody else have trouble with this part? When selecting fabrics for the Wyoming Wind Quilt Along, you will want to think in terms of three – fabrics that is…

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Join the Wyoming Wind Baby/Mini Quilt Along

I am excited to announce the 2019 Quilt Along! We will be using the Wyoming Wind pattern. Beginning on June 1, 2019 we will cut out our fabric. Each of the following four weeks in June we will make a 24″ block. On the last Saturday in June we will also sew our 48″ square quilt top together.

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Pouch of the Month Club – Paper Piecing Style

I am over the moon giddy about everything coming up in 2019. I have so many whimsical patterns rolling around in my head, and I decided it is time to get them out and into some beautiful fabrics. So, for 2019 I am launching a Pouch of the Month Club – Paper Piecing Style. In

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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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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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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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Crooked Christmas Tree Sew Along, Week 1 – Cutting (and a little piecing)

Welcome to Week 1 of the Crooked Christmas Tree Mini Quilt Sew Along! The image above is what we will be making together. It is an expanded version of the basic Crooked Christmas Tree pattern, as it adds a scrappy inner border and a smaller outer border. I am delighted you are here and excited

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Crooked Christmas Tree Sew Along – Join Me

I have been wanting to make another Crooked Christmas Tree for my home, and can’t seem to “make myself” find the time for it. It is super easy to paper piece, and wanted something to expand the size of the pattern a bit. I decided simple is best! I have designed a crazy easy border

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