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Hot Air Balloon Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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This week I'm sharing a hot air balloon quilt block in the Blocks 2 Quilt series. There is something about seeing these beauties floating high in the sky that makes me smile. Truth be told, I've never been in a hot air balloon before but I've been dreaming about it. Seriously, ever since I took my daughter to a balloon festival many moons ago, I've been secretly trying to convince my … [Read more...]

Sew Sweet Sewing Set | Video Class

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It's no secret that I love quick projects that are easy to make and today I have a fun one to share. The sew sweet sewing set is my latest video class with Annie's Creative Studio and it's darling! The Sew Sweet Sewing Set pattern includes a pincushion, needle book and scissors holder which are embellished with colorful yo-yos. In this Learn, Make & Create class, I'll show you how … [Read more...]

Mini Quilt SWAP 2019

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It's time to kick off our first SWAP of 2019! After receiving countless requests, I’m super excited to share that I’m officially hosting another SWAP. Selecting the item to swap is always hard but after asking, you have selected mini quilts. Mini quilts, mug rugs or wall hangings are all perfect for using up our scraps. They are easy to make, cute to hang and a great way to test out a new … [Read more...]

Coming Up Roses Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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It's that time of year where everyone is talking about roses. From the grocery store to the local florist, roses are everywhere. To keep on trend, I thought I'd add a floral quilt block to the mix. That's why block #6 is called, Coming Up Roses. Coming Up Roses Block Details The finished Coming Up Roses quilt block measure: 6" x 6" (15.2 x 15.2 cm)12" x 12" (33 x 33 … [Read more...]

Hearts & Kisses Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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Valentine's Day is around the corner and it's time to pump up the volume on the heart factor. That's why this week is all about the Hearts & Kisses block. Let's face it, with a last name like Valentine I'm kinda of sucker for all things heart and Valentine's Day related. Hearts & Kisses Block Details The finished Hearts & Kisses quilt blocks measure: 6″ x 6″ (15.2 … [Read more...]

Snowman Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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This weeks snowman quilt block is for the inner child in all of us because no matter what your age, there is something about snow that is magical! As a child, I would be the first on the block to rush outside and play in the snow. Making snow angles, stock piling snowballs, heck, one year we even made an igloo. That fort turned into a solid block of ice and lasted most of the winter. … [Read more...]

Annie’s Creative Studio Birthday Bash

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Earlier last year I joined Annie's Creative Studio team as an online instructor and expert within their Quilting & Sewing category. From filming each episode to seeing them live, the entire process has been amazing. My classes range from fun projects that can be made in just a few sessions at the machine to easy tips that will improve your everyday sewing. My goal is to keep you smiling … [Read more...]

Yummo Oven Mitt | Free Pattern

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I love trying new recipes but cooking is another thing entirely. Really, I have more of a love-hate relationship with cooking. Don't get my wrong, I love the way the house fills up with yummy of fresh baked anything but sometimes I struggle to make that happen. That's why I'm so excited to share this new pattern, the Yummo oven mitt. I've partnered together with Nancy's Notions to create … [Read more...]

Heart Mug Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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Nothing says cozy like a cup of hot cocoa on a cold winters day! That's why this heart mug quilt block just makes me smile. The weather here in North Carolina has been pretty on again off again this winter. We've had snow storms and sunny days and while the snow is amazing to look at, the cold gets to me.  It's days like these that make me want to sit back and relax in front of the fire … [Read more...]