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Flower Garden Table Runner | Blocks 2 Quilt

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Wow, I'm beyond thrilled that everyone is loving the Zinnia Flowers quilt block from last week because I'm pretty smitten with it too! To help keep the fun growing whoops, I mean going, I've designed a simple layout in EQ8 for a Flower Garden Table Runner. The entire process was really simple. Using the custom set tool on the quilt worktable, I was able to create a sweet design that allows … [Read more...]

Zinnia Flowers Quilt Block

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Summer here in the south is in full swing and thanks to my little backyard bee friends my flower garden is growing strong! To celebrate, I'm sharing the Zinnia Flowers quilt block. In our family garden we have a variety of flowers including daisies, cone and the colorful zinnias. They tend to grow beyond tall and seem to be a favorite of the local bumble bees. Zinnia Flowers Quilt … [Read more...]

100+ DIY Fabric Flower Patterns You Can Make

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Flowers are one of Mother Nature's little gifts to us. They are pretty, bright and make us smile but for some like me, keeping the fresh is always an issue. So, I've collected a list of DIY fabric flower patterns to make. This way, I can always have a vase filled to make me smile anytime of the year. The bonus,  no water required! DIY Fabric flowers are fun to make and never need watering! … [Read more...]

Blocks 2 Quilt | All Access Quilt Pass

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Whether you've been quilting along with me from the start or just joining the Blocks 2 Quilt series today, there's no denying that I love me a cute quilt block!  When I started the Blocks 2 Quilt series last year, I had no idea just how much I would love it! The series started off as a way to keep me on track and help me learn the EQ8 design software. Fast forward to … [Read more...]

English Paper Piecing & Hexies

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Are you looking for something to do with your smaller bite sizes pieces of scrap fabrics?  Well, let's talk about English Paper Piecing- aka EPP. English Paper Piecing   English Paper Piecing is a hand stitching technique deeply rooted in the history of sewing.  The technique uses paper templates to stabilize fabric and ensure accuracy when piecing complex angles together.  The … [Read more...]

100+ Pincushion Patterns

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Okay, I know, I've said it before but I have an obsession for pincushions.  So, to help bring you over to my side of the line, I have surfed the web and gathered up some of the most Ah-Maz-Ing free pincushion patterns.  That's right, they are all free! From toadstools to eyeballs, I am confident that there is a pincushion pattern on this list just waiting to be added to your sewing … [Read more...]

Butterfly Beauty Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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Each week I share a new block in the Blocks 2 Quilt series and this week, I'm adding the Butterfly Beauty quilt block. This Butterfly quilt block is inspired by my garden. I have several butterfly bushes and they are just starting to form flower buds. That means butterflies are on the way. Throughout the summer, butterflies tend to flock to our bushes and at one point, we counted … [Read more...]

Watering Can Quilt |Blocks 2 Quilt

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Oh, how my garden grows!! Over the past few weeks, I have been spending more time tending to my yard, planting, trimming, mulching, and more. That's when I realized that watering is SO important. To help, I made a cute Watering Can quilt block. Each year, I dream of enjoying my planted pots thrive all summer long, yet it never fails, they seem to dwindle and fade. To be fair, my … [Read more...]

Spring Tulips Quilt | Blocks 2 Quilt

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The grass is starting to green, the trees are starting to bloom and the flowers are starting to emerge in my yard. This tells me that this week's design is perfectly timed. Allow me to introduce the Spring Tulips quilt block. Tulips have always been one of my go-to flowers. There is something about them that says I'm a rock star but in a casual way. I love to buy them in bunches on a … [Read more...]