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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FREE Warrior Quilt Pattern (Video Tutorial!)

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Are you ready to tap into your inner quilt warrior? Then this quilt is for you. It's got a little bit of everything – half square triangles, stripes, swans, bias edges, dragonflies, isosceles triangles, sashing, frogs and more.

If you are a newbie quilter, I would suggest putting this pattern in your queue, but attacking it after you've worked with bias edges a few times.

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How to Make a Simple Square in a Square Quilt Block

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Subtitle: The Life-Changing Magic of Beautiful Fabric

One aspect of sewing that all quilters deeply experience is the power of beautiful fabric. Beautiful fabric will make us quilters do crazy, irrational...partially erratic things – like convert a guest room into more fabric storage, even though you have lots of company and they would REALLY appreciate not having to spend the first hour of their visit pushing fabric off all of the furniture; like labeling boxes of fabric “MORE TAMPONS” so your husband never fully knows how much you actually have; like buying yardage from your favorite designer knowing full well that you love it waaaay too much to ever cut into it – thus perpetuating the cycle of having stacks and stack of too much fabric.

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How To Make A Minky Baby Blanket In 30 Minutes!

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A few years ago I started noticing a trend in my life – people were having babies. Every few months I would get a birth announcement in the mail, a group text from an acquaintance or open Facebook to find a well-staged photo of a line of large, medium and small shoes usually attached to a cheesy tagline – “and then there were three…”

Facebook became a baby lookbook I could not escape.

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