Indian Summer FREE Baby Quilt Pattern

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Or better titled, "My love affair with half square triangles continues."

My favorite way to make half square triangles is the 8 at a time method. If you don't know what that is, check out this blog post about HSTs and the three different ways to make them.​

I'm not one to be too persnickety about  squares being perfectly square, but this ruler does help those unruly edges that start to look more like rhombuses than squares.

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Campfire Quilt Pattern

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​The Campfire quilt pattern is published in Modern Patchwork Magazine, Fall 2016 and can be purchased as a digital download here.

​Interested in making your own Log Cabin? I have a free blog tutorial here or, if you'd rather see a book full of patterns, below are a few fantastic options:


Even though I fall into the modern quilter category, one of my favorite topics of interest is the history and tradition of quilting.

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Fabric Starch: Get it or forget it?

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Fabric Starch: Not Just for Your Grandpa

You might associate fabric starch with the pleats on your grandpa’s jeans… but he’s not the only one who uses starch. Quilters use fabric starch, too! Fabric starch is a magical spray-on formula that stiffens fabric, making it easier for you to work with while quilting… especially when you’re sewing intricate, complex patterns.

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