So, you like the cowl that you saw? It’s so Wisconsin. It really is. We all love camo, and we need blaze orange. I wanted to make one of these for the days that were windy and cold. I need something around my neck while I run on the trail with the dog. Sometimes I worry that I won’t be seen as a jogger. Safety first. The dog has an
You’ll come back to this one time and time again. Why? Because by simply changing the size of the squares or increasing the number of rows, you can have a different table runner each time. No hard math. Uh ah. Nope. No Way! Notta. Because I am not good at math, I foolishly assume that others are not as well. So, watch this video on how to make this simple
That’s right…you could just eat it right up. In my last blog post I took you through the stack and cut method for this block. Now I am going to show you the versatality of this little gem. So to recap, this is the basic unit of that block. Square it up, and you get this. Put it together and you get a myriad of results. Here are just a
This is one of the first quilts that I ever made using my template cutting system. The fabric is a little dated. I definitely need to update it. The cutting system makes light work of your scraps. This happens to be a monochromatic quilt–as brown is a shade of orange. I felt like I needed to revisit this quilt today, as I have been contemplating just which layout to use
I decided to repost this so that it’s closer to the top of the posts. It’s the perfect time of year to be sewing these…why, it’s even snowing in Arizona! Here in Wisconsin we know how to stay nice and warm. Did you know that it will cost you less than $20 by the time all is said and done, and less than 1/2 hour of sewing? Yes, jump on
I do so love to bind things with Shannon Cuddle. Especially the Luxe Cuddle. It never fails to thrill me to have that little strip around my quilt that adds so much texture. It’s maybe not meant for your most formal quilts, but the fun and playful ones always benefit from the look and feel of faux fur around the edge. Think of how comforting it is to a child
I love to piece curves. I developed a technique that is pinless and tried and true. It is copyrighted through C&T Publishing, and if you watch the videos that I do on curved piecing it’s sure to win you over. I love bright colors at Christmas. Some people go in for the dark deep tones that are rich and elegant. Some go in for the turquoise, pink and bright green.