Tutorial: Clothespin bag

Clothespin bag Tutorial

I have a thing for patchwork, so this is the perfect clothespin bag for me. Debbie of Sewing with Rascal not only made this, but she shared a tutorial/recipe for it at Moda Bake Shop. She explains her reason for choosing this particular project.… Read More ...

Tutorial + pattern: Mug hot pad

Hot Pad of the Month

These hot pads are so cute they deserve a spot on mine and your to-do-list. To make them, Crafty Staci started with assorted cotton prints, quilt batting and Insul-Bright. Cutting each into a mug shape, she then stacked and sewed them together. She shares on her blog step-by-step instructions … Read More ...

10 HST Quilt Blocks

HST

HST (or Half Square Triangle) quilt blocks can be one of the most versatile block designs we have as quilters.  With a simple turn of the block, or change of color, your block can go from looking repetitive and “normal” … Read More ...

QAL block two – Sewing machine

Snapshots quilt block

Melissa of Happy Quilting shares her “make” for month two of the Fat Quarter Shop’s Snapshots Quilt-Along (QAL). Though the patterns are offered up as a free download, the research done by St. Jude’s is not. They are asking participants of this year-long … Read More ...

Tutorial: Pinwheel pillowcase

Pinwheel quilt block or pillow fleece

Angel of FleeceFun.com made this pretty pillowcase using six simple pinwheel quilt blocks. The pinwheel blades are sewn in on the long side of the triangle, leaving the other two sides open for therapeutic thumb-flipping. Perfect for kids, right?

She shares on her blog how … Read More ...