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How to Sew a 12.5″ Woven Star Quilt Block

How to make a 12.5″ square woven star quilt block. This is not a block with clever cutting and sewing techniques; it has straightforward instructions. With careful cutting, measuring, pressing, and sewing, you will have a beautiful quilt block!

Knitted Nativity Set

My Adorable Little Knitted Nativity – Photo, Pattern, and Tips

Details on the knitted nativity I made last Christmas. This year, I made Joseph, Mary, and baby Jesus in the manger. I include a link to the pattern I used and some of my own tips for successfully knitting this project.

My Spring Snapperland Cross-Stitch Project – Finished Photos and Tips/Tricks!

I recently finished the “Spring Snapperland” cross-stitch project by Bent Creek. I purchased the materials from Shepherd’s Bush. Here is an overview of the project.

How to Sew a Saluting Star Quilt Block

These directions will make a Saluting Star quilt block that is 12.5″ by 12.5″ with 1/4″ seam allowances, so the finished size will be 12″ by 12.”

Sugar & Spice Baby Blanket

I made the sugar & spice blanket from the book, ”Knitted Gifts,” by Interweave, using Drops merino extra fine yarn. I recommend buying the book to get the pattern. It turned out lovely. I am quite proud of it. Yarn Review: I used drops merino extra fine. This yarn has a tendency to grow when […]

How to Sew Four 2″x3.5″ Flying Geese Quilt Blocks

Flying geese can be difficult to sew. These foolproof directions will help you create four flying geese blocks that are the perfect size: 2″ by 3.5″

How to Sew a Nested Sawtooth Star Quilt Block

The nested sawtooth star is an attractive, traditional quilt block that is not too hard to put together. Follow these foolproof instructions for a beautiful quilt block.

How to Sew a 6.5″x6.5″ Sawtooth Star Quilt Block

The sawtooth star does not have to be hard to make. Follow these foolproof instructions for all skill levels to make a 6.5″x6.5″ block.

9 Cutting Tips: Prevent Mistakes while Cutting Quilt Fabric

My best tips for cutting fabric while you are quilting, so you won’t make the same mistakes I have made.

How to Sew 4 Asymmetrical Flying Geese Quilt Blocks

This pattern will make 3.5″ by 6.5″ flying geese with three colors. These blocks are used in the pinwheel star quilt block. It uses the 4-at-a-time method.