10 10, 2018

Heartland Heritage — October

By | 2018-10-10T11:07:36+00:00 October 10th, 2018|Inspiring Stitches, quilt-along|0 Comments

In the month of October for the Heartland Heritage pattern we are making the Spotlight block. I always enjoy a bit of a challenge as I work through different patterns. Working with bias edges is always a challenge no matter how skilled! Spotlight This fun block, keeps the fabric decisions to a minimum. Your background [...]

13 09, 2018

Heartland Heritage — September

By | 2018-09-16T21:58:38+00:00 September 13th, 2018|Inspiring Stitches|0 Comments

In the month of September for the Heartland Heritage pattern we are making the Willow Tree block! I love that simple patchwork can make such a cute Willow Tree. Willow Tree This is a fun block with room for lots of personalization! With fall on the horizon, I was temped to make this block in [...]

5 09, 2018

Sew Hometown

By | 2018-09-04T13:30:39+00:00 September 5th, 2018|finished quilt, Inspiring Stitches|3 Comments

Heather and I have been working hard on new products for Inspiring Stitches! I'm excited to share a finished quilt and our 2019 pattern -- Sew Hometown. Sew Hometown This quilt is full of whimsy with it's adorable blocks. Can you spot the birdhouse, and butterflies? My favorite blocks always have some pretty pinks in [...]

15 08, 2018

Heartland Heritage — August

By | 2018-09-16T21:58:38+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Inspiring Stitches, quilt-along|1 Comment

In the month of August for the Heartland Heritage pattern we are making the Sweet Pea block! The Sweet Pea is a just that! A cute little block that adds a pop of color in your quilt. Sweet Pea I adore this sweet little block, and how quickly it comes together. Making the flying-geese units, [...]

11 07, 2018

Heartland Heritage – July

By | 2018-09-16T21:58:37+00:00 July 11th, 2018|Inspiring Stitches, quilt-along, Sewing Tips!|1 Comment

In the month of July for the Heartland Heritage pattern we are making the Sewing Machine block! The Sewing Machine is a favorite, full of whimsy and lots of little pieces. Sewing Machine I can hear you thinking -- Wait...little pieces? Skip! Those are the worst, so fiddly and easily lost in my space. I [...]

13 06, 2018

Heartland Heritage – June

By | 2018-09-16T21:58:36+00:00 June 13th, 2018|Inspiring Stitches, quilt-along|2 Comments

Looking for some extra sunshine? Our Sunshine block is the perfect dose of happy in a quilt! I love  the simplicity of the Sunshine block from the Heartland Heritage pattern. Sunshine Sunshine is made with half-square triangle units, which is hopefully second nature for you by now! Having three fabrics in the block makes it [...]

16 05, 2018

Heartland Heritage — May

By | 2018-09-16T21:58:36+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Inspiring Stitches, quilt-along|0 Comments

The Heartland Heritage block for May is the Puppy Love block! It's such a fun block to sew up too! Puppy Love Once all the cutting is complete, I like to lay out all the pieces in the block formation. Being a visual person it helps to see how it will come together.   Bias [...]

11 04, 2018

Heartland Heritage — April

By | 2018-09-16T21:58:35+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Inspiring Stitches, quilt-along|0 Comments

The Heartland Heritage block for April is Posy. Posy is an adorable small block that packs a punch! These little units are so fun to make, and add a great pop of color to your quilt. For this quilt I'm using my Wanderlust fabrics, however my original quilt is super scrappy! More Posy Blocks If [...]

14 03, 2018

Heartland Heritage — March

By | 2018-09-16T21:58:34+00:00 March 14th, 2018|Inspiring Stitches, quilt-along|3 Comments

The Heartland Heritage block for March is Star Bright. Star Bright is a cheery block with a few special units to make it a show stopper in any quilt. Those special units are the hourglass sections, and I thought I would share with you my process for accuracy in your quilt. As included in the [...]

14 02, 2018

Heartland Heritage — February

By | 2018-09-16T21:58:35+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Inspiring Stitches, quilt-along|3 Comments

The Heartland Heritage block for February is called Barnyard. Barnyard is a simple and sweet little Log Cabin barn with a patch of grass to set the stage.  The Barnyard block is fun to sew together with just a few basic shapes. Let's look at the one piece you may need to stop and think [...]

10 01, 2018

Heartland Heritage – January

By | 2018-09-16T21:58:34+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Inspiring Stitches, quilt-along|2 Comments

As promised, I'm back with a finished block! The Heartland Heritage January block is called Wildflower. Wildflower is one of my favorite blocks in the quilt too! It's worth repeating that the Heartland Heritage desk calendar has the pattern included. Each month you turn the calendar around to get busy at your sewing machine! I [...]