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Sewing Secrets for Success | FREE Printable

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Happy New Year, I'm excited to start our adventure together! So many folks make big resolutions and goals for the year ahead but not me. Instead, I like to keep my focus on a few sewing secrets that will help set me up for a year of success at the machine. Like most of you, I'll be doing some basic housekeeping in my world and even around the studio. That means I'll be giving my machine a … [Read more...]

Top Quilt Blocks 2020 | #1 Pretty Bird

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Okay, it's finally time to share the number 1 quilt block of 2020, the Pretty Bird. Honestly, the pretty bird quilt block can be made in any color. Just think about how much fun you can have creating your own flock of birds. This block might look tricky to make but I promise, it is perfect for the confident beginner. You can find the block details and download the pattern … [Read more...]

Top Quilt Blocks 2020 | #2 Birdhouse

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It’s time to take a look at the number 2 quilt block of 2020, the Birdhouse quilt block. Everything about this simple block says, hello spring! This is one of those quilt blocks that can be made in any color. Just think about how much fun a row of these blocks would be in assorted colors on your next quilt. You can find the block details and download the pattern … [Read more...]

Top Blocks 2020 | #3 Silhouette Moon

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It’s time to share number 3 in the top quilt blocks of 2020. With each block shared during the look back, I instantly want to start stitching new quilts but this one really took me by surprise. Overall, this block is pretty easy to make but the 6″ block does have a few smaller pieces. To help keep you on track, I put together a quick assembly video. You can find the block … [Read more...]

Top Quilt Blocks 2020 | #4 Spring Tulips

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It’s that time of year when we glance back to look at all of the amazing makes we’ve created and this week, I’ll be counting down the most popular quilt blocks of 2020. Here is number 4… Even though tulips are a simple flower, they always seem to bring great joy. There is something about them that signals good things are coming but in a low key kinda way. You can find … [Read more...]

Top Quilt Blocks 2020 | #5 Sunflower

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It’s that time of year when we glance back to look at all of the amazing makes we’ve created and throughout the week, I’ll be counting down the most popular quilt blocks of 2020. Here is number 5… The simple construction patchwork block is perfect for scraps and highlights half-square triangles. However, the 6″ block has several small pieces so, I put together a quick video to help keep you … [Read more...]

Gnomes Table Runner | Giveaway Day 10

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It's the final day of the Creative Christmas countdown and the top class for 2020 is the Gnome Table Runner. I never know which project the audience will like most when filming but I can say that I LOVED making this one. Everything about the class was fun. From selecting sample fabrics, to filming, it all came together with ease. So, even though this is a newly released class, it has … [Read more...]

Sort those Scraps | Giveaway Day 9

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Have you ever noticed how fabric scraps seem to creep up on us like Gremlins in the night? Well, you're not alone and that's why the Sort those Scraps class is so popular. Keep or Toss? That seems to be the pressing question that we all struggle with. In this Quick Stitches & Tips episode, I'll help you ask the right questions to determine what scraps you’ll actually use for future … [Read more...]

O Christmas Tree Coasters | Giveaway Day 8

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The countdown to Christmas is happening fast and it's no secret that shopping days are limited. That's why easy to make gifts like these O Christmas Tree Coasters are so popular. Smaller projects like these are perfect for using up your scraps and stitch together quickly. I find that assembly style stitching is perfect for batch sewing. Create the handmade holiday of your dreams! … [Read more...]