Needle-Turn-Applique-Tutorial
Tutorials

Appliqué All Day! Needle-Turn Appliqué Tutorial

Like so many things in the sewing world, needle-turn appliqué is one of those techniques that seems completely intimidating…until you try it. I’ve been there! It’s like when you walk into a party and see that über hip and interesting person in the middle of the room drinking a cocktail you've never heard of and looking crazy intimidating.

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Free-Bird-Quilt-Pattern
Free Patterns

FREE Bird Watching Quilt Pattern

The name Charley Harper typically elicits one of two responses: 1.) "I LOVE him! My mom/grandfather/1st grade teacher had a mug/poster/puzzle of his artwork." OR 2.) "Who dat?"

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Maypole-Quilt-Pattern
Quilting

The Maypole Quilt Pattern: A Simple Design with Bold Impact

The Maypole Quilt pattern is available for instant download!
Get the pattern here.

Even though it's currently July rather than May, I could not bring myself to name this design anything other than Maypole. The interweaving ribbons of color remind me of a painting that has hung in my parent's house for the majority of my life. 

I've spent lots of time looking at this painting because it hung in my childhood bathroom​.

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Double-Wedding-Ring-Quilt
Quilting

A Beautiful Romance: The Double Wedding Ring Quilt

Ahhhh the Double Wedding Ring quilt...it's so romantical. Looking for the next great love story? Delete that Netflix tab, because you have come to the right blog post. We’re about to dive into one of the most romantic quilt patterns ever: the Double Wedding Ring Quilt. 

Above photo by Daderot, via Wikimedia Commons

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Weekend-Quilting-Book-Showcase
Quilting

Simple Designs: Weekend Quilting Book Tour

I'm bringing you something special today, my quiltketeers. A book tour! Oh yes, and not just any book tour – it's your favorite kind of book tour – one that involves quilts and notions and many beautiful quilt photos taken by other quilters all over the world. 

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