Basic Tote Bag Tutorial – DIY

I just released a new Candy Corn Pouch of the Month Pattern, and when I was making the sample, I couldn’t resist turning it into a Trick-or-Treat tote bag instead of a zipper pouch. The pattern you can purchase here is still for a zipper pouch, because it goes with the pouch of the month

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Little Vintage Pin Cushions – DIY

I love them! I love them! I want to keep them all!!!!! I made these little cutie patooties and I love them so much. They are a great scrap buster. I visited my local antique mall in Little Mountain, SC and found all the cups. My goal was to pay less than $3 for each.

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The Davenport Knit Sack – Free Pattern

I made this cute little knit sack for my two week vacation the end of July. I made it in an evening with not much thought really to construction or logic. I learned some, “oh next time I would” stuff, but ultimately it has become my favorite bag. I started carrying it like a purse.

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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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Guide to Quilt Sizes – Planning Your Quilt Top & Batting

WHY  YOU NEED TO KNOW YOUR QUILT SIZES I have always believed that quilt patterns are more of a suggestion than a rule. Whether you want to design your own quilt top from start to finish or alter a quilt pattern to a new size, first you need to know the purpose of your quilt.

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How to Bind a Quilt – Machine Binding

CHOOSING HOW YOU SHOULD BIND YOUR QUILT Before you bind your quilt, you should determine what the quilt will be used for. Some examples of quilt use include, being loved on by a child or family member, hanging in your home as a wall-hanging or even being entered into a quilt show. This tutorial focuses

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