• Half-Square Triangles Two Ways! - AmysCreativeSide.com

Half-Square Triangles Made Two Ways!

June 20th, 2016|1 Comment

I have a series of quilt block basics to share over the next few weeks, and today we start with half-square triangles! There's a few different ways to make these little units, and I'm sharing [...]

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The Simple Simon Guide to Patchwork Quilting :: Review & Giveaway

June 16th, 2016|42 Comments

My friends liZ and Elizabeth have a new book - The Simple Simon Guide to Patchwork Quilting - and it is stunning! If you know their blog, Simple Simon and Company, their book is a great companion [...]

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Another Sew Sampler Box!

May 31st, 2016|1 Comment

Having these Sew Sampler boxes in the mail is a treat just for me! I love the items that the Fat Quarter Shop has pulled together this month - starting with this super fun coloring [...]

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The Splendid Sampler Block :: Simple Surprises

May 26th, 2016|6 Comments

I've mentioned The Splendid Sampler a few times here, and I'm glad to share my block with all of you today! When I looked at designing a 6" block, my initial thought was to keep [...]

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See You in Salt Lake!

May 19th, 2016|0 Comments

I'm looking back at my first Quilt Market, which also happened to be in Salt Lake City. My first book had just published and I was full of so many hopes and dreams for myself [...]

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Majestic Mountains Quilt

May 17th, 2016|11 Comments

I recently finished my Majestic Mountains Quilt for a Quilts of Valor celebrity auction. I was invited to participate by Marianne Fons, who is on the board for Quilts of Valor and generally someone that you [...]

Sewing in America

May 3rd, 2016|1 Comment

  There's a new Sewing in America survey online, and they would LOVE your help in better understanding our community! It takes about 5-7 minutes to complete (I just did it!) and is really straight [...]

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The Splendid Sampler – Free Block Patterns!

April 28th, 2016|0 Comments

I've had so much fun sewing blocks for The Splendid Sampler! If you aren't familiar with the project, there's a few places to get involved, first is the website, where all the block patterns are [...]