The Anniversary Sampler Quilt

The Anniversary Sampler Quilt

THE ANNIVERSARY SAMPLER QUILT Pre-Order the book and Pre-pay by Dec. 15, 2017 *Discounted Price of $25 (MSRP $29.95) *Autographed Copy *Free Shipping (Ships Jan. 2018) The Anniversary Sampler Quilt * * * * * * * * * * * * Every special occasion deserves a memorable...
Craftsy – Learn to Piece LIKE A PRO!

Craftsy – Learn to Piece LIKE A PRO!

Yay! My Craftsy class has gone live! And just for you, here’s a link to the class for $20 off the regular price. Piece Like a Pro is loaded with tips and tricks to help you cut, sew, and press your quilt blocks like a pro. The goal is to master essential skills...
Hexagon Diamonds

Hexagon Diamonds

Sewing these little diamonds into hexagons is a fun and easy project for sewing on the go. We traveled for the holidays so I took my repurposed candy tin with me, filled with  cut diamonds and everything I needed to make my star hexagons. Before leaving, I pre-cut a...
Half-SquareTriangle Units

Half-SquareTriangle Units

Sewing half-square triangle units can be a tricky issue for most of us. Yesterday I tried a product for making them that I’ve resisted up to this point. Just as rotary cutting was coming into it’s own in the mid-80’s, new techniques abounded and many...
Blog hop

Blog hop

Welcome to Day 2 of Ruby’s Treasures Blog Hop! If you haven’t had the chance, you really must read the chapters in Ruby McKim’s book One Hundred and One Patchwork Patterns. I own a copy of her book but hadn’t read it in years. It’s a trip...
Templates

Templates

Sometimes we run across block pieces that are odd shapes not easily measured and cut using a rotary cutting ruler. What to do? Well, it’s not a problem when you know how to make good old-fashioned templates. Buy good pliable acrylic plastic to make your templates...