20 06, 2016

Half-Square Triangles Made Two Ways!

By |June 20th, 2016|learning to sew, Sewing Tips!, Tutorial|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 my favorite way to make them with accurate results. If you are new to quilting, learning how to make half-square [...]

12 09, 2014

National Sewing & Quilting Month with Fat Quarter Shop!

By |September 12th, 2014|Celebrations, learning to sew|1 Comment

Happy National Sewing Month Friends! I'm celebrating with my friends at Fat Quarter Shop, they have a fab new pattern that's free just for you! Be sure to use #colormyheart when you share your version of this quilt online. I'm loving the rainbow version, but can definitely see it done up in any charm pack! [...]

30 03, 2009

About Ironing/Pressing

By |March 30th, 2009|learning to sew, Tutorial|25 Comments

I wanted to have a record of the ironing/pressing poll I did a few weeks back, I was about to just delete it but thought it was good information to keep! The post with comments is here :)Personally, I'm still torn - I like how flat the block is when I press my seams open, [...]

30 03, 2008

Pretty Purse

By |March 30th, 2008|learning to sew, work in progress|3 Comments

Hi again! Ella and I had a great time Friday night sewing with friends. Ella really loves to be creative - her favorite subject at school is art or "Meet the Masters." They get to emulate famous artists with a variety of techniques, all very fun for this 2nd grader!Ella and Olivia's purses turned out [...]