Multi-Triangle Tutorial

Over the last few weeks, I’ve had several questions about how I made the larger triangles in my Triangle Quilt Along quilt.  Since this is our week off for the quilt along, I thought it would be a great time to explain how I determined the size for my larger triangles. To help you visualize Read More …

That Quilt is Worth What?!

Recently there have been several great posts around the blogosphere about the worth of quilts, most notably the No Value Does Not Equal Free post by Molli Sparkles and his follow up post Placing a Value on Your Quilts which appeared on SewMamaSew. Now we all know that handmade quilts have sentimental value.  To me, Read More …

Scaling Pattern Pieces – A Tutorial

Ok, you’ve found the PERFECT bag pattern.  You absolutely adore it.  BUT it’s not the right size!  What do you do? Do you pout about it and spend another 10 hours scouring the internet for the perfect downloadable pattern, or do you adjust it yourself?  If you’re like me, you adjust it yourself.  And here’s Read More …

Shiny HSTs Chevrons and an HST Tutorial

Thanks to my attempt to avoid finishing the (not) Purdue quilt top last week, I got myself started on another – much smaller – project, using my fabrics with gold metallic ink.  For this project, I’m planning to use several fat quarters of fabric, along with a couple larger pieces of fabric I had in Read More …

Crazy Quilt Tutorial

If you’re like me, you keep the scraps from all of your finished projects, hoping that you will find a use for them later.  Actually — I take that back — if you’re like me, you’ll collect everyone’s scraps in hopes of using them later.  I have a lot of scraps at my house – Read More …