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Old Time Fun & Quilting Too

Last Saturday, our little rural community held it’s 11th annual Dutch Oven Dinner where everything from chili verde to cinnamon rolls is cooked in dutch ovens.   545 more words



Chevron (zig zag) pattern created from Half-Square Triangles (HSTs) made from 36 6.5″ squares. HSTs were created from 18 6.5 ” squares of patterned fabric and 18 6.5″ squares of low-volume (LV) fabric. 279 more words

For Baby

Supporting the May is for Makers Campaign

Lindsey Rhodes of LR Stitched has started a campaign to encourage people who have benefited from all the free online quilting and sewing tutorials to buy five patterns from indie pattern makers in the month of May 2016. 304 more words


Stitching Outside the Lines

At my local quilt guild retreat last fall, we had a strip exchange of 2 1/2 inch strips in fall colors.  I have been working on a quilt utilizing those strips that is a simple four-patch and half-square triangle design.   273 more words


Block of the Month - Block 3

Here is this months block the ‘Windmill Star’

This block uses ‘Half Square’ triangles click here to download your free pattern.                 Half -square triangles are another simple unit, starting with two squares in contrasting colours, draw across the diagonal and sew 1/4″ either side of that diagonal line. 33 more words

Show and tell

What happened to March! I think I blinked and missed it!

I hope you had a lovely Easter and were able to make the most of the extended weekend, despite the weather, mind you the rain makes us feel less guilty about staying in and sewing doesn’t it? 345 more words

Pinwheels...aka HST

Half-square triangles are a staple in the quilter’s repertoire.  HSTs can be put together in a multitude of ways to create many striking quilts, but a favorite of mine is the Pinwheel, a simple 4 patch of rotating HST.  725 more words

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