Category Archives: Tutorials


Chain Mail Block Tutorial

Hey there!  Today is my stop  stop on the 2016 New Block Blog Hop sponsored by Paintbrush Studio. This hop features the awesome Painter’s Palette solids by Paintbrush Studio.   They provided me with 6 fat quarters to use any way I’d like as long as I made a 12″ block.  I came up with… Read More


Duck Duck Goose Block Tutorial

Today I’m going to share a tutorial for a block I made for the 2015 Fabri-Quilt New Block Blog Hop hosted byYvonne @Quilting Jetgirl, Cheryl @Meadow Mist Designs, Stephanie @Late Night Quilter, and Terri Ann @Childlike Fascination.  These awesome ladies have coordinated a blog hop that will provide 62 tutorials for 12.5″ blocks.  That’s right, 62 tutorials for… Read More


Fixing Loops…A Tutorial

Every now and then we all experience quilting problems.  Mine usually revolve around tension and the sporadic loop Roscoe will throw on the back of my quilts.  I never really knew what to do about those pesky loops. In my early days of quilting I would just let them go.  I didn’t want to clip… Read More


Swirly Twirly Dresden

I finally have the paper piece pattern ready for the Swirly Twirly Dresden.  This was definitely a labor of love which only survived because so many of you loved the design. My original pattern was hand drawn and then scanned into my computer and copied onto paper.  It worked great for my personal use but… Read More



Snowflake Coaster Tutorial

I shared this tutorial a couple weeks ago on a friend’s blog.  I thought I would post it here today in case anyone is looking for last minute gift ideas. I apologize now for the length of the tutorial.  There are quite a few pictures.  Don’t be scared, they’re actually very easy to make.  … Read More




Glorious Autumn Block Party

Today is my turn for the Glorious Autumn Block Party hosted by Michele at Quilting Gallery!  If you haven’t been following along you are missing out on some great blocks! A big warm welcome to any folks dropping by for the first time today.  I’ve put together a little mosaic of some of my favorite… Read More