Ring-a-Roses EPP pattern

Ring a Roses EPP PatternFlorence of Flossy Teacakes made this stunning 17 1/4 x 17 1/4 inch quilt, then framed it as wall decor. She fussy-cut the floral fabrics and joined them to solids via EPP (English paper piecing). The resulting design reminds me of kaleidoscopes. She explains to those interested … 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 ...