Pincushion SWAP 2020 Edition

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As pictures from the Mini Quilt SWAP are being posted 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 Pincushion SWAP 2020 Edition. Pincushions happen to be one of the favorite things to exchange with new friends. They are easy to make, come in all different shapes and sizes. Oh, and I almost forgot to mention, … [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...]

Directional Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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While the calendar states July, the dog days summer are here and that means easy sewing for me! To help me achieve success at the machine, aka, a finished project, I made this Directional quilt block. The block stitches together quickly and the best part is the feeling of achievement at the machine. In just an afternoon, you can stitch a few blocks together, maybe even enough for an … [Read more...]

Firecracker Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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When I shared this little Firecracker quilt block last week on social media, I had no idea others would be interested. It was just a cute block that I put together to celebrate the 4th of July but so many of you reached out. So, it is this weeks latest addition to the Blocks 2 Quilt series. The Firecracker ice pop was a summertime tradition growing up. The sweet and sticky pops … [Read more...]

All About Fabric | Sewing Skill Builder Series

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It's time to get the party started on the new Sewing Skill Builder series! Whether you're new to sewing or an old pro, it's time to brush up your skills. Each week we'll share a new tip or technique and show you how to incorporate it in your sewing. This week is all about fabric. You know you love working with fabric, but how much do you really understand fabric? Discover fascinating facts … [Read more...]

11 Easy DIY Projects for 4th of July

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If you live in the USA you know just how big the 4th of July is. It's a day to kick back with friends, enjoy the summer sun, and smell the BBQ. This year, I thought it would be fun to put together a few fun ideas to help celebrate my country's Independence Day but many of them are perfect for everyday events. DIY Projects for 4th of July   Show your pride Check out these easy DIY … [Read more...]

Sunburst Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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The past two weeks have brought rain showers to my neck of the woods almost everyday, leaving me to crave the warm rays of the sun. So, I decided to create my own with this week's design, the Sunburst quilt block. Being a freckled skin gal, I've always had a tough relationship with the sun. Personally, I love it to pieces but I've learned the hard way about the power of sunscreen! … [Read more...]

Dragonfly Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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After the sweet response to last weeks Butterfly Beauty, I thought it would be fun to add a Dragonfly quilt block to the series. This block is perfect for summer sewing and a great compliment to other blocks within the series. Dragonflies are one of those bugs that instantly brings back childhood memories for me. From swimming and canoeing on the lake to fishing with my family, they … [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...]