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Quilt Design Process

Interested in designing your own quilt, or just curious about how quilt designers come up with their ideas and create quilts?  I’m sure that different designers have different processes, but I’m also pretty sure that they’re not much different from my own.  Follow along with me as I walk you through my process in my […]

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A Modern Valentine Classic & Easy Wall Hanging Tutorial

I love handmade gifts, especially at Valentine’s Day!  There’s nothing more touching than receiving a heartfelt gift that someone put time and effort into finding (and maybe making), just for you.  And, in my mind, nothing more fulfilling than seeing the smile on a special someone’s face when they open the gift YOU made or […]

Team Spirit Quilt Pattern with Applique Pattern Tutorial

Team Spirit Quilt Pattern with Applique Design Tutorial

Would you love to own or gift a quilt that really shows off a favorite team, school or sport?  Have you looked in vain for logo designs or really cool ready made quilts, only to discover that they are licensed and (if available) are outta this world expensive? I can help! Several years ago, I […]

Easy Appliqye Pattern Tutorial

Easy Applique Pattern Tutorial

I currently offer this easy pattern tutorial as part of my Team Spirit quilt pattern, but I’d like to share it as a separate FREE tutorial for those who are creating their own quilt designs.  Follow this detailed, step-by-step process to create your own appliqué patterns of any size from just about ANY picture or […]

Outer Space Adventure Centerpiece

Outer Space Adventure Party Centerpiece

Little astronauts will LOVE this Outer Space Adventure centerpiece, complete with rocket, aliens and astronauts!  The rocket stands over 17″ tall, and is surrounded by a ring of friendly astronauts and aliens, joined together with sparkling stars.  This centerpiece would be perfect for a baby shower or birthday party, and makes a bright, colorful addition […]