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Sew Scrappy Retreat 2019

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Are you ready for a weekend of sewing, laughs with creative friends and tons of scrappy sewing projects? Well, allow me to share the news about the 2019 Sew Scrappy Retreat! Before I dive into the details, let me share the backstory. I have always loved attending sewing retreats with my mom and last year, I decided to host my very own called Sew Scrappy. To say that I was a bit nervous … [Read more...]

Point Break Waves Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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No beach or ocean themed quilt would be complete without a waves block so, here is my take. Allow me to introduce the Point Break Waves quilt block. Seriously, there is just something special about the soothing sounds of the ocean that bring me back to my younger years. From body surfing to early morning walks.... so many memories. One of my favorite features of this block is … [Read more...]

Poppy Garden Table Runner |Video Class

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I'm not sure why but these days my scrap basket seems to be filled with one color family. Now, normally some might find this to be an issue but I like the challenge! Allow me to introduce the Poppy Garden table runner. This pattern is a quick stitch project that showcases precision and places your patchwork points in a stylish framework. So, no matter what colors are floating in your … [Read more...]

Table Runner SWAP 2019

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What can I say, I am beyond impressed with all the mini quilt photos being shared from the last SWAP and feel like it's time to keep the creativity flowing. That means, it's time to kick off the Table Runner SWAP. Table runners come in all different shapes and sizes are perfect for using up our scraps. They are easy to make and a great project for testing out a new block design. I consider … [Read more...]

Seashells Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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It's time to reveal the next edition in the Blocks 2 Quilt series and this week is all about the Seashells quilt block. Honestly, who doesn't love a day at the beach? There is just something about the sand between my toes and the sounds of the waves hitting the shore that puts me into instant relax mode! Toss in searching for the perfect shell and I'm in heaven. This week is spring … [Read more...]

Sunfish Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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Some of my favorite childhood memories include fishing on the dock and out in the deep blue sea with my Grandfather. These times were beyond special and I'm hoping to keep them front and center with the Sunfish quilt block. He was beyond patient with me and even baited the hook more times then he would have liked to admit but the best part was just being together. We would sit all day … [Read more...]

Spring Burst Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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Spring is such a fun time of year but for anyone with allergies, it can be a bear push through. Today's block in the Blocks 2 Quilt series reminds me that beautiful things are coming from the light green dusting of pollen. Allow me to introduce the Spring Burst Quilt Block. When I say everything is covered in the soft green dusting, I mean everything! From the deck, to the dogs... … [Read more...]

Baby Chicks Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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Springtime is filled with new beginnings and depending on where you live, the sounds of tiny chicks. To honor them, this weeks addition in the Blocks 2 Quilt series is the Baby Chicks quilt block. Just like the Carrot Top and Bunny Hop blocks, this patchwork block is designed for scraps. When grouped together they are perfect for Easter! Baby Chicks Block Details: Each finished … [Read more...]

Hen House Oven Mitts | Video Class

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These days life is busy moving in all different directions but I still want to find time to sew. That's why quick hitter projects like the Hen House Oven Mitts are so important to have in my toolbox. In my latest Learn, Make & Create class with Annie's Creative Studio, I’ll show you how to make the oven mitt step by step. From the raw edge details to the quilting, we will cover it … [Read more...]