Block 4 Cat’s Tooth | Starry Night Quilt

It's a new month and that means it's time to stitch up another block in the 2016 Block of the Month Sew Along. Block 4 is the Cat's Tooth. This block design allows us to practice half square triangles without the pressure of matching every seam. A few quick tips- Since we will be sewing a few seams on the bias, I suggest giving your fabric a good spritz of starch to help prevent … [Read more...]

Dreamy Star Quilt Block | Block 3 Starry Night Quilt

This post contains affiliate links to products I own, use and love. It's time for the next installment of our 2016 Block of the Month Sew Along. This month we are stitching up the Dream Star Quilt Block, unit 3. I love how the swirl of half square triangles makes my head spin.  This block is all about lining up those points! This is one of those blocks that will look good in any … [Read more...]

Scrappy Starry Night Block 2

This post contains affiliate links to products I own, use and love. Boy has it been busy in the studio! Last month, I kicked off 2 block of the months; the Starry Night Quilt and the Scrappy Starry Night Quilt series. To tell you the truth, I'm more excited about finishing them then you could ever image! It means, I'll have two new pretty quilts to add to my tiny collection.   Even though … [Read more...]

Snowflake Block 2 | Starry Night Quilt

It's time for to stitch up another block in the 2016 Block of the Month Sew Along. The Snowflake block is the next in our Starry Night Sampler Quilt. I love how the simplicity of this block design allows the fabric to shine through! Even though this block is very simple to stitch together it's the cutting that counts.   I choose to cut my stripe fabrics on the bias and let … [Read more...]

Block 1 Starry Night Quilt

Earlier this month I announced the 2016 Block of the Month Sew Along and today, it's time to get started with block 1! I'm hanging over at Fairfield World and preparing you to start stitching the Starry Night Quilt Sampler. Today, I am revealing the layout, sharing the complete material list and kicking it into high gear with the very first block; the 9 patch. The 9 patch is a very … [Read more...]

9 Patch Quilt Block | Sewing Term

This post contains affiliate links to products I own, use and love. 9 Patch noun a traditional quilting block that is made with 9 simple squares. The 9 patch is a very basic block that is perfect for beginners and is considered to be a building block for skills. From keeping your lines straight, to nesting seams, this foundation block is one that you will want to master! Once the … [Read more...]

Starry Night Sampler Block of the Month

Last week we learned all about BOM's in the quilting world and today, I could not be more excited to spill the beans on my Starry Night Sampler. It's been really hard for me to keep this project under wraps but now, I can finally share the details. I've partnered together with Fairfield World and each month I'll be sharing a new block with tons of tips to help you stitch them together with … [Read more...]

Sister Sampler Quilts Review & Giveaway

This post may contain affiliate links  to products I love and use.  I am pretty excited to share a new book hitting the market with you today! One of my sewing buddies AnneMarie Chany has just released a new book and I am in love! For those of you just starting out, AnneMarie walks you through each block step by step with both full color illustrations and photo images. I found this … [Read more...]

Block of the Month | Sewing Term

This post contains affiliate links to products I own, use and love. BOM= Block of the Month noun a monthly series designed to build your skill set while stitching together a finished quilt top over the period of time. Block of the Month can also be called a BOM. This acronym is extremely common place in the quilting world. Just like the name suggests, each month a new block with … [Read more...]