Tutorial

Mini Dresden Pinnie Tutorial

During the month of August, I made a pincushion every day for the pinnie parade on Instagram. I wanted to make a Dresden pincushion and printed out a template for a tiny Dresden.  Apparently, I printed it out wrong, because nothing worked out right.  I had to fiddle with the number of blades, the size…… Continue reading Mini Dresden Pinnie Tutorial

Tips & Tricks · Tutorial

Fabric Washi Tape Tutorial 

Have some tiny treasured scraps that you can’t bear to throw away?  Here’s an easy and quick tutorial for making fabric washi tape with even the smallest of scraps. Although this tutorial is mine, I can’t claim credit for the idea. I first saw this idea on Camille Roskelley’s Instagram page @thimbleblossoms.   You’ll need: …… Continue reading Fabric Washi Tape Tutorial 

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Slow Stitching Sundays 

I love to work on slow stitching projects on Sundays. It’s usually a lazy day around here after church, playing in the yard or watching a football or baseball game, depending on the season. Earlier this month, I finished up this little cactus for my sister’s birthday. She found a picture of a similar one…… Continue reading Slow Stitching Sundays 

Tips & Tricks

Piecing Tips & Shortcuts – on a Swoon Block 

With several Swoon “quiltalongs” going on right now, there are a ton of beautiful Swoon blocks popping up on my Instagram feed. And, lots of finished quilts even. I joined in last month, but I am just not that fast!  I have finished two blocks, and the first one was kind of a disaster.  I…… Continue reading Piecing Tips & Shortcuts – on a Swoon Block