Sew Day Patriotic Nine Patch Stars

We had our second sew day to work on the patriotic quilt, five more friends sewing on my machines, pressing seams, cutting sashing and cornerstones, and making binding.  Of course, we had a pot luck lunch too, and did take a nice break to enjoy a meal.  I decided to do the Nine Patch Star …

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Quick Christmas Quilt Along – Nine Patch Star

Ready to use up some Christmas scraps?  Today we'll start a very fast quilt along with a new block.  This idea came to me about a month ago, and I have done extensive internet searches to see if it has already been published.  I cannot find this exact thing anywhere, and I can hardly believe …

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Stars on Autumn Lane Block B

Are you having fun with our Quilt Along?  I want to welcome my new readers, and let you know the first two steps of the Stars On Autumn Lane quilt along are still up, click on Cutting and Star Block to see the steps and download the pdfs.  Next up is the second block to …

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Patriotic Star Mini Quilt

I wanted a red,white and blue mini quilt for my quilt stand, so I got out some patriotic colors and prints and had some fun.  I did something really different this time, and I'll show you step by step.  Here's what you need - Four 2-1/2 inch squares each of blue and white, Four 3-inch …

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Patriotic Table Runner Tri Recs Star

Follow along to make this patriotic table runner using with a star using the Tri Recs angle rulers.   Here's a pic of the final project.  If you don't have the Tri Recs rulers, any star could be substituted in the final project. Start with cutting your triangles using the angle rulers.  You'll need one 4-1/2" …

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Snow Day! Time to quilt

It snowed here all day yesterday, and kept on going overnight.  This morning the skies were dull and gray, and it was still lightly snowing.  I had to see how much, the total was 7-1/2 inches and still falling.   That scene on the right should be a small hill sloping down to the driveway, …

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