Category: tutorial

Nov 30

Raw-Edge 2.5 Inch Square Quilts (132, 133)

Welcome back!  I hope everyone in the US had a wonderful Thanksgiving.  I was able to visit with a lot of family, and we had a really good time! Continue Reading


Nov 16

Squares and Sparks (126)

This is my quilt #126, Squares and Sparks.  I finished this about a month back, but I wanted to share with you how I made it.  So, here is a free quilt pattern/ free quilt tutorial.  I have not written down the amount of fabric you’ll need, so it is not perfect, but I have included a paper piecing template. Continue Reading


Nov 15

Baby Quilts Using Your Minky Scraps! (129, 130, 131)

Lately, I have been making a lot of quilts using minky (plush cuddle fabric–polyester), and so I have found myself with a lot of large panels of minky scraps.  My children wanted to have them to string through the trees, wrap around their bodies, and otherwise litter the neighborhood, but something inside me said, “You can use these later.  Save them.”  So I did. Continue Reading

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Jul 29

A slew of scrap baby quilts (119, 120, 121, 122)

My friend owns the Etsy Shop Lilac & Lollipops.  They sell baby car seat, tents, diaper clutches, nursing covers, bibs, and burp cloths in the cutest modern fabrics.   And guess who gets her scraps?  I do!  I am a lucky girl! Continue Reading


Jun 01

A quilt for my dad (116)

I have wanted to make a quilt for my dad for a long time.  He doesn’t have a very strong opinion when it comes to quilts, so I knew he would gladly accept anything I made for him.  I had some 2.5 inch squares of some red fabric, and I had purchased a lot of navy and tan fabric originally for a teacher quilt, but I decided to go with brown and cream instead.  So the blue fabric sat on a pile on one end of my sewing area, while the red squares sat in a bag on the other.  One day I happened to move things around and… Continue Reading