Category Archives: Tutorial

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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Show Off: A Pillow Tutorial (part two: the one with the Y-Seams)

Hi, again! So we left off yesterday with the hexagons pinned to the strips and we were about to tackle the Y Seams. These seams have a bad rap. They aren’t really hard and after the first one or two, … Continue reading

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Show Off: A Pillow Pattern with Bonus Y-Seam Tutorial (part one)

So, let me start with a HUGE thank you to everyone who left a nice comment here or anywhere about this pillow. And a giant hug to all the sweet comments on my new and cherished Swoon quilt, here and … Continue reading

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Snowflake Sampler Block 2: Traditional Snowflake

This is the second block in my Snowflake Sampler Quilt. You can find the first block here if you missed it. Feel free to join at any time or just to pick a few blocks and make some pretty Christmas … Continue reading

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