Mixing Colors for the Scraptacular Sawtooth Stars Quilt
Jul16

Mixing Colors for the Scraptacular Sawtooth Stars Quilt

Now that you’ve gotten through the piecing and the planning of the quilting, I want to entice you in this final week of the Scraptacular Sawtooth Stars quilt-along with an alternate colorway to take you back in the loop of quiltmaking!  We had an opportunity to work with Christa Watson’s gorgeous new fabric line, Geo Pop from Benartex, and it was the perfect fat quarter bundle to use for the Sawtooth Stars quilt.  In this...

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Plan the Quilting for Scraptacular Sawtooth Stars
Jul09

Plan the Quilting for Scraptacular Sawtooth Stars

Get tips for stitching those borders on and planning the quilt design for your Scraptacular Sawtooth Stars quilt!

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Pressing Sawtooth Star Quilt Blocks
Jul02

Pressing Sawtooth Star Quilt Blocks

I hope everyone has had fun picking fabrics for their Scraptacular Sawtooth Stars quilt! For this quilt, most all the units are made with basic half square triangle (HST) as those tend to be a little more beginner-friendly than the flying geese units for a “normal” sawtooth star. One of the most common methods for making HSTs is to cut squares larger than needed, mark the back of one square on the diagonal, place the...

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Good Fortune Mystery Update: Top is Done!
Jan22

Good Fortune Mystery Update: Top is Done!

The top is done for the Good Fortune Mystery Quilt, but when will it get quilted?

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Good Fortune Mystery Step 6: Waiting is Hard
Dec31

Good Fortune Mystery Step 6: Waiting is Hard

I’m waiting patiently for the next clue in the Good Fortune Mystery.

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Step 5 of the Good Fortune Mystery Quilt
Dec24

Step 5 of the Good Fortune Mystery Quilt

Let’s start with a rather bold side note: that daily blogging thing isn’t really working out, is it? Ah, well. I’m blogging more, but in my defense I have finished four quilt tops in the last two days, and three of them are basted. None of them are Christmas gifts; 3 will likely be donated to children’s services through my guild and 1 is a sample for an upcoming pattern. I also have another pattern sample top...

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