Banana Split – Block 8 for the Sweet Treats QAL Raw Edge Appliqué

Finally, finally, finally!  I can finally share block 8 for the Sweet Treats QAL.  Banana Split is the theme this (last) week, and I worked so hard to get it published before now.  BUT I ended up having to buy a new sewing machine which wasn’t in the plans for this month.  I worked really … Read More

Popsicles- Block 6 for the Sweet Treats QAL (beginner-friendly raw edge appliqué blocks)

Woohoo!  We’re halfway through the Sweet Treats QAL with block 6, the popsicles block.  With their size it seems to also be appropriate to call them suckers or lollipops (depending on where you’re from, I guess) but either way these are quick and easy.  You can choose a rainbow of colors and use up lots … Read More

Blueberry Pie for the Sweet Treats QAL – Block 5

Hey everyone!  I hope your week went well.  TGIF, right?!  This week’s block is simple and cute, with options to add a little extra frill if you’re in the mood for some hand embroidery.  As much as I wanted to, I just couldn’t find the extra time while trying to finish up two crochet projects, … Read More

Star Struck Quilt Block Pattern 6″ & 12″ (and a guide for making the whole quilt!)

In case you don’t already know, star quilt blocks are my favorite quilt blocks.  Yep, it’s true.  I’ve been working slowly through so many other projects, including the Sweet Treats Quilt Along that I haven’t had much time to post all my old stuff here on my new blog.  So… no promises, but about once … 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