Nesting Seams | Sewing Term

This post contains affiliate links to products that I own, use and love.  Nesting Seams- verb Nesting seams is a great way to keep your seam allowance flat in quilt blocks. This is a common term in quilting and refers to the layering of seam allowance in the opposite direction to reduce bulk. Nesting seams is a simple process. It just takes a little bit of planning to make sure that your … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

10 Must Have Sewing Tools For Your Studio

This post contains affiliate links to products I own, use and love. It's pretty safe to say that our sewing machines are by far the hardest working tool in our workspace but what about the little gadgets? These little guys can improve our sewing experience, shave down our cutting time and ultimately make us look like ROCK STARS! Here are my top 10 must have sewing tools for your … [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...]