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Block Tutorials

Inset Curve Star Tutorial

I am really excited to share a photo tutorial today for inset curve stars. If you are comfortable sewing drunkard's path blocks, you can sew an inset curve star; the inset curve star does require partial seams, but I promise they are really gentle and easy to do! This tutorial will create a 24 1/2" unfinished / 24" finished...

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Block Tutorials

Curve Star Block Tutorial

Today I'm sharing a photo tutorial on how to create a 12" finished curve star block, like the 6" finished versions that I pieced in the borders of the Mum's Garden quilt. If you are comfortable sewing drunkard’s path blocks, you can sew a curve star block! I am really excited about the possibilities of what these blocks can...

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Uneven Log Cabin Block Tutorial

I was recently contacted by a reader asking for sizing details on the uneven log cabin block that I used to create a yellow and black baby sized uneven log cabin quilt in early 2014. Because I was more than willing to share the sizing details once, I immediately went to work to create this quick tutorial to share...

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Block Tutorials, Giveaway

Cloud9 New Block Blog Hop & Giveaway

Welcome to the 2016 Cloud9 New Block Blog Hop! Cloud9 generously sponsored this New Block Blog Hop featuring their Cirrus Solids. Cloud9 is also generously sponsoring a fat quarter giveaway, so don’t miss out on two different ways to enter to win (details at the bottom of the post). https://www.instagram.com/p/BIfVsPfjSce/?taken-by=quiltingjetgirl My co-hosts, Cheryl @Meadow Mist Designs and Stephanie @Late Night Quilter, and I had fun selecting...

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Block Tutorials, Stash Bee

Plus Banner Block {Tutorial}

Happy New Year! I will be a hive mama for Hive 9 of the Stash Bee in 2016, which means I get the pleasure of posting a tutorial for my hive in January. I created a fun block that I call the Plus Banner Block, and I thought I would share the tutorial with you today here on my...

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Tessellated Leaf Block Tutorial
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Tessellated Leaves {Block Tutorial}

When I was trying to come up with inspiration and a pattern for the Tessellated Leaves quilt, I started by looking at M.C. Escher's artwork. I quickly realized that what I was going to be able to create based on Escher's work was a tessellated pattern of some kind. I found many examples of Escher-style tessellations and corresponding online tessellation...

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