Free Pattern Friday – Super Mario Quilt Along

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This is a fun group I just found on Flickr. The hostess - blogger Angela from Cut to Pieces created a really fun quilt along group with planned pixel blocks from Super Mario Bros. I loved … [Read more...]

Free Pattern Friday – Mini Patchwork Pincushions

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I'm hosting a new swap on Swapbot featuring cute pincushions so I've been drooling over some great pincushion tutorials. Here's one I thought was really cute (I may be doing this for my swap … [Read more...]

Free Pattern Friday – Improv Curves!

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I really want to try this tutorial. Curved piecing baffles me and this looks like a great introduction to it.  It's part of a larger block-a-long (links to other blocks are in the post). … [Read more...]

Free Pattern Friday – Quilted Wallet

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Here's a cute idea from That * Darn * Kat on how to do a pretty quilted wallet! These make great gifts and come in handy when you need to make something to match a new bag. Pull out that … [Read more...]

Free Pattern Friday – Easy Applique Chevrons!

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I saw this posted on Pinterest by Pat Sloan and thought "Gosh what a great idea!"  Chevrons are totally the thing right now and I love seeing how people do them in different ways. I've … [Read more...]

A quilter preps for a cruise

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My cruise is coming up fast! I'm thinking of all the things I want to make, prep to take or do before the cruise and my mind can't stop spinning with ideas! I have to make a list.  (I love … [Read more...]

Free Pattern Friday: Summer in the Park with Honeybuns!

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I've got a few honeybuns that I wanted to do something with and I think I've found their calling. This is a great little strippy quilt and involves only sewing straight lines! They have a … [Read more...]

Free Pattern Friday – Quilted Christmas Ornaments (no sew)

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I admired these ornaments whenever I saw someone else doing them and finally tried them myself! They aren't very difficult to do just really time consuming. I think getting two sides … [Read more...]

Free Pattern Friday – Minky!

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Working with minky can be frustrating at times (I speak from experience) but it is a great material for baby gifts so sometimes it's a necessary evil. I also love how the fabric looks once … [Read more...]

Free Pattern Friday – Chevrons!

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I'm seeing Chevron fabric everywhere I turn - lots of custom machine embroidery shops are getting a huge demand for appliques done in Chevron fabric and now I'm seeing them translated into … [Read more...]