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  • Intermediate Quilting Skills

      An Intermediate skill level assumes that you've made several quilts before, and that you're up for a challenge. Intermediate quilts might featu...
  • FPP Mini Quilt Block Coasters Tutorial

      If you, like me, need a little bit of foundation paper piecing (FPP) practice or a classy addition to your apartment decor, join me in making ...
  • 4 Ways to Get Out of a Creative Funk

      Do you ever find yourself tired, rundown, or overwhelmed with projects? Do you have three quilts in the queue, and a half-dozen emails to respon...
  • The Redwood Coast Quilt - Tester Quilts

    A throw-sized Redwood Coast Quilt made my one of my testers, Farrah (@farrah.handmade)   About the Quilt Testers The Redwood Coast Quilt Pattern r...
  • The Redwood Coast Quilt - Cover Quilt + Kits

      The Redwood Coast Quilt Pattern is now live in the shop!    About the Redwood Coast Quilt I couldn't be more excited to share this pattern with...
  • Making the Redwood Coast Quilt with Directional Prints

    Two of my pattern testers for the Redwood Coast Quilt used directional fabrics in their quilts. Erin Nichole, on the left, used beautiful striped ...
  • Free Canvas Lunch Tote Sewing Tutorial

    This bag is easy to make and works great for office lunches, summer picnics, road trip snacks, and more!  If you make this bag, share on soci...
  • How To: Baste a Quilt in a Small Space

      Normally, basting a quilt calls for a large, flat surface that you can spread out your quilt on. Most people use a floor. But what if you live i...
  • Petal Points - The Cover Quilt

      I designed Petal Points to be a block-based pattern with a secondary design. I wanted the bold, sharp flowers to “bloom” out of the corners of ...
  • How to Machine-Bind a Quilt

    At this point in your quilt-making journey, you’ve finished quilting, and you’re ready to attach binding.  The kind of binding we will make tod...
  • How to Trim Half Square Triangles

    Accuracy is important in quilting. Trimming our HSTs to size helps us make sure that are points are sharp and our rows are straight. In most quilts...
  • How to Trim Flying Geese

    Why do we trim our flying geese?  We generally sew our flying geese a smidgen bigger than their final finished size, then cut them down to the exac...