Turnstile Mini Quilt | Quiltologie

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TGIF! The summer is flying by and it's time for this weeks installment of our Quiltologie Mini Mania summer series. This week is all about making the perfect points in the Turnstile mini quilt. The Quiltologie Mini Mania Turnstile quilt kit is made by Fabric Editions and comes complete with all fabrics. Including: cream print for ground purple, gray and black prints … [Read more...]

Quiltologie | Urban Trellis Mini Quilt

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Our Quiltologie summer series is in full swing and this week, the Urban Trellis mini quilt expanding our quilting techniques with a simple setting option. The Quiltologie Urban Trellis mini quilt kit is made by Fabric Editions and comes complete with all fabrics needed to complete. Including: white on white print for ground blue, purples, turquoise & blue geo prints … [Read more...]

Quiltologie Mini Mania | Dwellings Quilt

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Home is where the heart is and today's edition of the Quiltologie Mini Mania summer series is all about the Dwellings quilt design. Since I'm heading up north to visit the folks in a few weeks the time is perfect! The Quiltologie Mini Mania Dwellings quilt kit is made by Fabric Editions and comes complete with all fabrics. Including: white on white print for ground cream, red … [Read more...]

Disappearing 9 Patch Quilt Block

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I love quick and simple quilt blocks but sometimes they can be boring. So, I want to show you the power of the patch.... 9 patch that is. This simple patchwork block can be transformed into a disappearing 9 patch and look amazing. The 9 patch is considered a basic foundation block in quilting that can help your build your skills in so many ways. From keeping your lines straight, to nesting … [Read more...]

Dresden Plate | Sewing Term & Quilting Shape

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Dresden Plate noun A circular quilt pattern dating back to the late 1920s and 30s featuring small scraps of fabric. When fabric was becoming scarce during those times, resourceful seamstresses used whatever scraps they could find (like old aprons, tablecloths, handkerchiefs) to create these beautiful blocks. The Dresden Plate is named after Dresden, Germany and may also be referred to as … [Read more...]

Butterfly Block | Dandy Drive Sew Along

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Happy Friday! Wow, that was a ton of HST's in last weeks block! The good news is that our last unit is the butterfly block and it's simple. This block is an easy sew and a great way to use up a few scraps. You will need to complete 6 blocks to complete the Dandy Drive Quilt. Each block will measure 15 1/2" square unfinished and 15" finished. I'm only going to give you a sneak peak of … [Read more...]

Dandy Drive Flower Block | Sew Along

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You know I love to sew with friends so when Pat Sloan & Sarah Maxwell asked me to a ride on the Dandy Drive, I was all in! Last week I shared my 9 patch blocks which I used as the center of my flowers. Here is a quick look back but you can see more here. Today is all about turning those blocks into flowers! These blocks are a great way to practice your points. I kept my … [Read more...]

Dandy Drive Sew Along | 9 Patch

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It's always fun to sew with friends so when Pat Sloan & Sarah Maxwell asked me to join the fun of the Dandy Drive, I was all in! Each week, I'll be sharing a few pictures of my blocks for the Dandy Drive quilt. I'll be keeping my version scrappy in hopes to clear out my stash becuase let's face it, I want an excuse to buy more fabric!! It will be fun to stitch together and watch this … [Read more...]

Sugar Bloom Block Assembly | Quilt Along

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Welcome back to the quilt along. Today we are going to focus on the Sugar Bloom block assembly. By now, you have gathered your supplies, cut your fabric and are ready to get stitching! For those of you just joining us today, do not worry. You can catch up here: Supplies Cutting  Sugar Bloom Block Assembly   Supplies needed for lesson 2: 1 pattern jelly roll 26 … [Read more...]