Block 7 Split Geese | Starry Night Quilt BOM

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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 7 is Split Geese. This block will help offer you an alternative to a traditional block. Let's take a look. Once you get the basic assembly down for this block, it's time to get busy. You will need to complete 3 full units.   To help speed my sub unit … [Read more...]

Christmas in July | New Pattern Release

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Merry Christmas..... in July that is!  I know, insert eye roll here because the thermometer reads around 100° and I'm talking about holiday sewing. Call me crazy but I really think Christmas in July is a fun way to break up the summer heat, cool off in the air conditioning and get ahead on that mega gift list. Christmas in July Sewing   To help jump start your sewing, I've loaded up a … [Read more...]

Block 6 Diamond Sky | Starry Night Quilt

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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 with Fairfield World. Block 6 is Diamond Sky. Would you believe that are officially at the halfway point! So, if you have been stitching along, you should have completed 5 blocks by now. That's a pretty sweet stack if you ask me. By far and away, the Diamond Sky is my favorite … [Read more...]

Block 5 Variable Star | Starry Night Quilt BOM

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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 with Fairfield World.  Block 5 is the Variable Star and I can not wait for you to get started. 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. You will … [Read more...]

25+ Free Mini Quilt Patterns

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Mini quilts are all the rage these days and we love  the way they look scrappy style. To help keep your creativity flowing, we've rounded up some of our favorite free patterns on the web. 25+ Free Mini Quilt Patterns   1. Sharp Chevrons I used this paper pattern and a few of my smaller scraps to make this mini quilt. 2. Fussy Cut Highlight a special fabric with this … [Read more...]

More Mini Quilt Inspiration

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11. Happy House I love the idea of making this  to match my house! 12. True Love Mini Nothing is sweeter than sharing your love. 13. Diamonds I'd love to see this mini made in a full size. 14. Ring of Fire I am in love with the hand quilting on this mini quilt. 15. Patchwork Pineapple The contrast pieced binding is the perfect complement … [Read more...]

Double Slice Layer Quilt – Cuddle Style

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I'm pretty darn excited to share a few sneak peeks of my latest finish with you today; the Double Slice Layer Quilt. This quilt is part of the Tutorial Reboot Series with Missouri Star Quilt Company. Picking a project for this series was no easy task. For those of you not familiar with The Missouri Star Quilt Company, Jenny Doan is pretty much the Queen of Quilting on YouTube and has … [Read more...]

Nesting Seams | Sewing Term

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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

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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...]