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Dresden plate patchwork

I like the dresden pattern. It looks like a flower, doesn’t it? In quilts or other quilted products, the dresden plate can appear as only half or a quarter of it. 71 more words

Handmade DIY

Row by Row

Well…  I told myself no more shop hops until I finish my existing projects…  but then I decided maybe I wanted to make a Row by Row quilt. 427 more words


Back to Basics: HSTs -- No Cheating this time!

A few days ago, I took us all back to basics with a post on trimming Half Square Triangles. Except, right in the middle of it I taught you how to cheat! 482 more words

Piecing And Quilting

Back from the Black...

Here’s what happened:  I got tired of talking about myself, so I stopped updating my blog for a couple of weeks.

Then, I was feeling guilty about not updating my blog and I couldn’t find a way past that so I avoided thinking about adding to my blog. 293 more words


Jigsaw puzzle patchwork

After seeing many handmade projects through the internet with inspiration from jigsaw puzzles, I decided to try doing one!

First, I got a transparent sheet and drew out the shapes of the jigsaw ear and a square. 45 more words

Handmade DIY

Sewing a sixteen-point star

As I shared last week, my current piecing obsession is eight-pointed stars. I’ve gotten better at matching up all the points in the center, so of course I immediately decided to make things challenging again by turning one of my eight-point stars into a sixteen-point star. 419 more words


The UFO Pile just got a little lighter...

This quilt is the VERY first kit I bought when I started quilting. I fell in love with the colours and the fabric line.

So I started it..cut my fabric, sewed the squares together and cut out a few circles with scissors. 467 more words