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 … Continue reading

Scaling Pattern Pieces – A Tutorial

aeroplane bag size comparison

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 … Continue reading

Quilting for Beginners

school days finished quilt top closeup

I’m excited to share with you a great resource for beginning quilters that I wish I had known about when I first started my quilting journey.  It’s Quilty!  Quilty is a great resource because it really does start right from … Continue reading

Quick and Easy Projects

noodlehead pouch

As many large projects as I work on, sometimes it’s nice to have a quick and simple project.  Thanks to Anna over at Noodlehead, I have a super fun and easy project to do when I need a break – … Continue reading

Shiny HSTs Chevrons and an HST Tutorial

close-up of Shiny HST Block

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 … Continue reading

(Not) Purdue Quilt Top Finished!

detail of (not) purdue quilt

I’m super excited that I’ve got the quilt top for my little sister Samantha done!  As you may recall, she wanted a “Purdue quilt, that wasn’t really a Purdue quilt.” My solution? Use Purdue colors in a fun scrappy pattern. … Continue reading

Crazy Quilt Tutorial

trim block

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 … Continue reading

The Candy Shoppe – Welcome Great Pumpkin

Insert toothpicks

Everybody loves candy, especially me.  I love eating candy almost as much as I love making it.  There are tons of fun and creative things that you can do, which are really very simple, but make a big impact.  Today … Continue reading

Crafty Tutorial – Dry Erase Board


Welcome to the Crafty Dry Erase Board Tutorial!  This is a simple project that you can do with things laying around your house.  The only thing you may need to purchase is a dry erase marker.