25 03, 2020

Tips for Selecting Your First Quilt Pattern

By |2020-04-09T23:26:23-06:00March 25th, 2020|learning to sew, pattern, Sewing Tips!|3 Comments

The start of any new hobby can be overwhelming, even selecting your first quilt pattern! I've made a quick list of what to look for in your first quilt pattern, and few things to avoid too. 1 - Keep it Simple Your first quilt pattern should include lots of squares and rectangles, no triangles or [...]

20 06, 2016

Half-Square Triangles Made Two Ways!

By |2017-02-06T09:17:43-07:00June 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 [...]

30 03, 2009

About Ironing/Pressing

By |2017-07-25T11:35:02-06:00March 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, [...]