Category Archives: Tutorials

Calculating Setting Triangles for On-Point Quilts with Sashing and Cornerstones and the Quilty Stars Table Runner

Hello Everyone! Today I’m finally sharing the finished Quilty Stars Table Runner and explaining my method for calculating the measurements to cut fabric for setting triangles. Just a reminder for how the table runner came to be made. I started … Continue reading

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Happy Little Things December Wrap Up

Hello Everyone! Welcome to the last month of the Happy Little Things BOM. If you are making the quilt, you will have received the border and finishing instructions. Make sure to check out Jacquelynne’s information and tips this month. There … Continue reading

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Happy Little Things, Block 4

Hello Everyone! Wow! Can you believe that this is the last block of the Happy Little Things BOM by Jacquelynne Steves? Next month you’ll get the finishing instructions and that will be it for this year. Make sure you check … Continue reading

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2019 Happy Little Things BOM, Block 2

Hello Everyone! It’s time for Happy Little Things, Block 2, BOM by Jacquelynne Steves. Visit Jacquelynne for important information about this month’s block, to see the quilted version of the block and to sign up if you haven’t already done … Continue reading

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Happy Little Things BOM is Here!

Hello Everyone! It’s the first month of the Happy Little Things BOM by Jacquelynne Steves. The quilts are so cute, but I’m not making one this year, at least not all of it. I thought I would give you ideas … Continue reading

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Quilt Journaling 101

Hello Everyone! Today I want to share my views on keeping a quilt journal and what I include in it. I’ve been writing down information about my quilts almost since I started quilting. In the beginning, I started with a … Continue reading

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Multiple Half Square Triangle Tutorial

Hello Everyone! Today we are going to make multiple Half Square Triangles at a time, any size you need. In the upcoming Needles projects that I designed for Jacquelynne Steves’ Art of Home Club, I needed to make a lot of … Continue reading

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Embroidery Hoop Art

Hello Everyone! Today I’m excited to share the Embroidery/Applique Hoop Art that I made for Jaquelynne Steves’ Art of Home Club.  I hope you were able to sign up for this wonderful club last week. If not, you can sign … Continue reading

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I Love Home, Bock 2

Hello Everyone and Happy Labor Day! Today I’m pleased to share Block 2 of the “I Love Home” free BOM by Jacquelynne Steves. It’s not too late to sign up to receive your free blocks each month. This month, Sarah J, … Continue reading

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Picnic Placemat Tutorial

Hello Everyone! Do you remember going on picnics and using a red and white checkered tablecloth? When I decided to make placemats for my Guild’s service project for Meals on Wheels, I thought it would be fun and summery to … Continue reading

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