Category Archives: Tutorial

Wrapped In Love

Things have been a bit busier since our Ella-bug has joined the Westwood Acres team. She spends quite a lot of time in our shop during the week and unfortunately (fortunately?) I do not spend a lot of time in … Continue reading

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Hot Cross Buns Quilt Tutorial: Liberty Blog Hop!

There have been so many great projects in this Liberty blog hop, and I’ve loved seeing what everyone has come up with! Today, I’m sharing my little tutorial for a block I call Hot Cross Buns. It’s one of my … Continue reading

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Sewvivor- A Crafty Fox

So, I’m a-little-bit-a-lot nervous to post this. But excited too! My friend Rachel at Family Ever After hosts an annual stitching competition, and this year it is all about quilting! It all starts today with the auditions and 16 people … Continue reading

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Itsy Bitsy Dresden Plate Tutorial

Remember how I promised a mini tutorial or measurements every day? And that I blog maybe once a month?! I’m not sure what I was thinking, but at least I’m trying I did sneak in a minute or two at … Continue reading

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Small Wonder

Lately, I’ve been making some small changes. Drinking more water, getting in a half hour of actual exercise (and not counting chasing my littles up the stairs as a cardio workout). I’ve also caught the ‘make everything tiny’ bug. Personally, … Continue reading

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Finishing Frenzy

I’m not sure what it is about fall, but as I feel the year wind down, the push to finish things gets impossible to resist. During our recent move, most of my projects got piled into bins and boxes and … Continue reading

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Antique Tile

I love old quilts. I’m not at all ashamed to say that I envy those who have a collection of handmade quilts from their grandparents, great grandparents and distant aunts and uncles. Quilts that have been loved for years, now … Continue reading

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Sharing is Caring

This is a post I have been wanting to do for a little while. I really love writing patterns and sharing them in this space. The first time I wrote a tutorial (for this pillow:) I was pretty sure no … Continue reading

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Samurai Stars: A New Quilt Block Tutorial

I’ve been meaning to post this quilt block tutorial FOREVER. Time just flies right by and this pretty spring weather has me itching to be outside. Two weeks ago, my sweet friend Ashley texted and told me she would be … Continue reading

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Hem And Haw: Perfect Invisible Hem Tutorial

A few weeks ago, we found a really good price for some new dress pants for my husband for work. The only problem was that most pairs were 2-3 inches too long. And the price for the local tailor to … Continue reading

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