Friday Finds–7/3/2015

I continue to find so many interesting patterns and projects on the Internet.  Sometimes I have to make myself walk away from the computer or else I’d never get any sewing done.

Today I’ve added to my list of patterns to be done one day.  Hope you find something to inspire you!

  • Star Spangled Sky Quilt – Moda Bake Shop has some great projects for the beginner, intermediate or advanced stitcher.  We are so lucky that so many talented designers are sharing their creations with us.

I like star blocks.  One day I plan on making a quilt with star blocks of all the states we have lived in over the years.

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The Month That Was–Summary June 2015

Summer is here.  Days are longer.  There is so much more to do and not enough hours in the day to get it all done!

  • Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks – Blocks #4 – 8 have been tested & evaluated.  We’ve been testing blocks using appliqué, paper piecing, English Paper Piecing & regular piecing.

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Some of the fabric I’ve been using includes these.

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Tuesday Tips–6/30/2015

Here’s this week’s collection of tips.  Hope you find something helpful!


  • One Seam Flying Geese Block – In this video Ricky Tims shows Alex Anderson a method of making a Flying Geese Block that takes only one seam.  Watch this video to see how this creates a multi-dimensional block.

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Summer Distractions–June 2015

Here are some of the views in our yard.  We need to remember them when the snows come this winter.

Daylilies are blooming!  They need thinning but that may have to wait until next year.

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Friday Finds–6/26/2015

It’s not as if I don’t have enough to do, but I keep finding other projects I want to add to my To-Do List.  Here are a few items you might want to check out, too.

  • Little Joys Quilt Along – Join the staff at the Fat Quarter Shop and a number of other bloggers and stitch  a little Christmas in July Quilt Along.  Beginning Wednesday, July 8th, a free block pattern will be released weekly through July 29th. Once completed you will have a 34-1/2” x 34-1/2” wall hanging.

The fabric requirements have been posted.  The block PDF patterns will be available until August 14th and after that they will be for sale individually at the shop.

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