Block 2: Soda Shop Milk Shakes for the Sweet Treats QAL

Ah, the nostalgia of an old soda shop!  Who doesn’t love even just imagining being there, way back when.  It’s too bad our society has moved away from a lifestyle with room for things like that.  The checkered floors, old radio, tall bar stools topped with red leather cushions.  My love for the idea is … Read More

#SweetTreatsQAL: Information & Fabric Requirements

I’m so excited to finally share with you what I have been working so hard on.  Drumroll, please… This Friday, I’ll be starting the #SweetTreatsQAL!  I hope you join me for some simple, quick and super cute quilty fun. Inspiration It all started with a pair of undies.  Yep, my 5 year old daughter, Oakley’s … Read More

Easy Jelly Roll Quilt Tutorial – Part 1: Piecing the Blocks

I snatched up this gorgeous Antique Flower in Pastel Jelly Roll from Vintage Fairytale Fabrics on Etsy during their 40% off sale, which is still going on!  Use the code NEWYEAR40 for 40% off your total purchase! Lecien jelly rolls have 42 strips, whereas other companies like Moda, for example, only have 40.  This tutorial … Read More

Doris, A Farmer’s Wife Quilt Block – Farmer’s Wife Quilt Along

After owning the book for nearly a year now, I’ve finally begun to make the Farmer’s Wife Quilt.  My friend Staci and I are quilting along together but choosing whatever block we like.  Each Saturday we will be posting the block we made during the week… some weeks we may not get to it and … Read More

Fussy Cutter’s Viewfinders – A Printable Download to Make Your Life Easier

One of the coolest things you can do when making a quilt is cut pieces with a specific focus motif right in the center.  This is called fussy cutting.  When you fussy cut, it can be a guessing game when it comes to centering the motif.  I created some simple viewfinders that coordinate with my Hexagon Template … Read More