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Morrison Park Fabrics Tour | Blushing Glory

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It's always fun to work with fabric designed by a friend. So when Pat Sloan reached out to see if I was interested in making something fun with her new line, Morrison Park fabrics, I was all in! The fabric collection is a combination of geometric shapes, floral motifs, and striping and the colors are unexpected. Think pink, red, blue, yellow, green…all bright and happy. Since I knew … [Read more...]

100+ DIY Halloween Creative Costumes

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Halloween is the perfect time to show off your skills. Sure, you could just go to the store and pick up a costume off the rack, but where's the fun in that? I've rounded up over 100 incredibly creative costumes for Halloween that will help you make something fun for every member of your family. Whether you want to keep it simple or go all out, this list has you covered. Happy haunting!   100+ … [Read more...]

Silhouette Moon Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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Rounding out the Halloween inspired designs, I'm adding the Silhouette Moon quilt block. This iconic image reminds me of my childhood cat, Grant. She was black as night and completely fearless! She would bring gifts for all of us to gross-out over and even cried to alert my folks of the bat situation. Her indoor/outdoor behavior left much to be desired but she was beyond my buddy. … [Read more...]

Zipper Bag SWAP 2020 Edition

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With all of the amazing pictures from my Pincushion SWAP being shared, more and more of you are reaching out. Asking, when is the next SWAP??? Well, today is the day! I’m officially kicking off the Zipper Bag SWAP 2020 Edition. I know that some folks hear the word zipper and instantly get nervous but I promise they are so much easier than you think! happen to be one of the favorite things … [Read more...]

100+ Free Zipper Pouch Patterns

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Zipper pouches are one of my favorite quick projects of all time!  They are perfect for using up scraps, storing little bits, and easy to create for gifts.  Just toss in a gift card and you are good to go! Zipper Pouch Patterns Line Up Mention the word zipper and many stitchers flinch.  Zippers seem to be that taboo topic within the sewing world and I'm not sure why. They are so much easier to … [Read more...]

Jack O’Lantern Quilt Block Pattern

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There is just something fun about carving pumpkins that instantly gets you into the Halloween spirit! So, it's only fitting that I include a Jack O'Lantern quilt block in my blocks 2 quilt series. Early in my childhood, the official carving of a Jack O'Lantern became a fun night for the family. Each year we would plan out our design, determine where to place it on the porch, and hope … [Read more...]

Bat Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt Series

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Earlier this summer I shared how much I love spotted bats at night and since Halloween is right around the corner, I think it's about time I add one to my series. This week's new design is a simple Bat quilt block. I know that many folks don't like bats but growing up in a very old home, I had the pleasure to learn about them at a very young age. My lessons were up close and completely … [Read more...]

Canning Jar Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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With the calendar shifting to September, it's clear cooler weather is on the way. That means it's time to start thinking about the harvest season and canning. To honor this tradition, this week's design is the Canning Jar quilt block. While I personally do not can any fruits or veggies, I am always amazed with my friends who do. Canning Jar Quilt Block The Canning Jar quilt … [Read more...]

Sunflower Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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It's no secret that Sunflowers are my fave! So, when an audience member reached out asking if I would include one in the series, my answer was an instant YES! Let's take a look at this weeks design, the Sunflower Quilt Block. There is something about Sunflowers that instantly draws in you but in a totally casual way. They are by far, my go-to flower! I buy them in bunches and share them … [Read more...]