{Tip} Improvised Hot Ruler

{Tip} Improvised Hot Ruler

Afton of Quilting Mod has been publishing a series of blog posts titled 10 Sewing Notions You Need to Know About. Recently, one of the items she talked about was a heat resistant ruler that can be used when turning and pressing seams. I thought this little tool was...
{Tutorial} How to ‘Spin’ Seams

{Tutorial} How to ‘Spin’ Seams

I’m just popping in with a quick How To on spinning seams. This is a helpful technique to use in a block where there are lots of seams coming together in one place – it can help to flatten the block and reduce bulk. I was in quilt class last night when one...
{Tutorial} Scrambled – A Scrap Block

{Tutorial} Scrambled – A Scrap Block

Here is the tutorial I promised you – much sooner than expected! I have named the block Scrambled and I really like this block. ¬†I am still cutting pieces to make my quilt bigger and I sew when I have a few minutes here and there. Hopefully I’ll have a...
Fabri-Quilt New Block Blog Hop

Fabri-Quilt New Block Blog Hop

Have you guys been checking out all the great tutorials in the Fabri-Quilt New Block Blog Hop? There have been so many great ones; my to-do list has gotten a lot bigger in the last two days! The creativity of all the bloggers is so inspiring to me. So, today is my...
{Tutorial} Shoo Fly Block

{Tutorial} Shoo Fly Block

Okay, here it is! A tutorial for the Shoo Fly block used in my Checkered Past quilt. This is such a fun block to make and easy! It reminds me of the nursery song “Shoo Fly Don’t Bother Me”…….but I digress. A quilt with nothing but these...