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Sew a Second Border to Complete your Quilt Top

How to sew the second 4″ border onto a quilt top to complete the quilt top, including tips to make sure it comes out flat and square. This is part of our quilt project for charity.

Sew a First Border to your Quilt Top

How to add a border to a quilt top. As part of our quilt project for charity, we add a border that 4″ on the sides and 6″ on the top and bottom of the quilt.

How to Combine 12.5-inch Quilt Blocks with Sashing

Follow these step-by-step instructions to turn 12 12.5-inch unfinished blocks into a cohesive whole by adding sashing in between all of the blocks.

Deep-Fried Scones

These scones are a deep-fried, local Utah breakfast treat, similar to Najavo tacos or Elephant Ears of state fair fame. Make them for a lovely breakfast feast!

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″