Scrappy Pincushion

This post may contain affiliate links  to products I love and use. It's no secret that I covet every last inch of my fabric stash and save all my scraps but what's a girl to do with all those small bits?? Well, I like to transform them into something useable and today's project is perfect.... meet the scrappy pincushion. Since the construction is extremely simple, it stitches together … [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...]

Bunny Applique Table Runner

Update your space for the holiday with this bunny applique table runner. This project is for all levels. Skill Level- 1 Button Bunny Applique Table Runner   Materials: 6 fat quarters of assorted prints * 106″ of contrast binding ½ yard backing fabric assorted scraps for applique double sided fusible hand embroidery floss craft size quilt backing bunny applique … [Read more...]

Simple Table Runner DIY

This post contains affiliate links to products I own, use and love. Sometimes a simple table runner is the perfect thing to freshen up your space. It can add a splash of color, change with the seasons and double as a trivet. They are such a versatile piece of decor. This project is for all levels. Skill Level- 1 Button Simple Table Runner Materials: 6 fat quarters of assorted … [Read more...]

Scrap Fabric Management

Every once in awhile I like to clear out my scraps and just start fresh but the fabric hoarder in me fights back. So instead, I like to take a day for what I call "scrap fabric management". Basically, I get to look at all my pretty leftovers and create guilt free new fabric. It's a win/win in my world! This project is for all levels. Skill Level- 1 Button Supplies: basic sewing … [Read more...]

Scrappy Starry Night Quilt Along

This post contains affiliate links to products I own, use and love. Last week, I shared the first block in the Starry Night Quilt series and I could not be more excited to share this series each month but today I have a twist.  Each month I will be sewing along with you and creating another version made just from scraps. Not only will this help me clean out some of my some of my smaller … [Read more...]

Modern Quilt Care Quick Tip

These days, I am in love with the modern quilt movement. I just seem to be drawn it by the simplicity of patterns and contrast of fabrics. You can see that I am smitten with the stark contrast of white & navy's mixed with a pop of color in one of my recent finishes. (This quilt was a gift for my youngest daughter.) It just looks so fresh and clean but the question is, what happens … [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...]