Accurate Half Square Triangles (HSTs) From Strips

All quilters love half square triangles, right? I sure do, and I just couldn’t resist joining a mini-quilt swap this month that is all about half square triangles. I found a colorful jelly roll of V and Co. Ombre fabric by Moda in my stash to use for my mini-quilt, so I thought I would […]

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Add a Drawstring to Reversible Bucket Hat

I love to make reversible bucket hats for the little people in my life. This adorable hat is a pattern (free!) from Oliver + S that you can make in less than a day. I usually choose a fancy or crazy print for one side and a plainer print for the other side to give the […]

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Flipped Corners Tutorial for Quilt Blocks, Part 1

Flipped Corners is an easy and versatile technique for making many kinds of quilt blocks. You can add a triangle to any corner by simply sewing a square on top of a base square or rectangle. Let’s practice flipping the opposite corners on background squares. Cut Your Squares Cut four 3″ squares for the dark […]

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Pinwheel Coasters Scrap Piece Project (SPP)

Welcome to guest blogger Janette, quilting buddy and queen of scrappy projects … Scrap Piece Projects (SPPs) SPPs are small, easy, and quick projects to use some of those leftover pieces of favorite fabrics from quilt projects.  SPPs can have practical uses, be design touches around the home, be fun activities you can do with […]

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How to Sew an Accurate Quarter Inch Seam for Quilting

Today’s tutorial is how to sew an accurate quarter inch seam. You may ask why do another tutorial when there are so many good tutorials already out there in web land? First, when I make my quilt patterns available (stay tuned!) I want anyone using the patterns to be able find supporting information on my website. […]

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