Inspiring Quilters, Stitch by Stitch
It's that time of year again!Sign ups for this year's Secret Santa have begun and will continue until March 31, 2021. But the fun will begin before then! Last year we made Christmas ornaments and quilt blocks for each other besides our Secret Santa…Continue
I have not been on this site for a long time. My son I cared for, passed away after a 25 yr battle with cancer, then I got hurt and had 2 years of recovery and now my husband is very sick. I have not made any quilts for quite awhile, but I did get…Continue
It's that time of year again! Sign ups for Secret Santa 2020 are open until March 31, 2020. Sign up right away so in you join in the fun from the start! We had a lot of fun last year with Kathy's "impossible missions". Kathy will be back with some…Continue
I recently discovered a pattern that I cannot find and was hoping I could ask for some assistance from anyone who can help. I’ve thoroughly searched the internet and I am looking for The Twisted Star pattern from Pam Bono’s A Star Shall Guide…Continue
I just found this group and so happy to be included. I love learning what others are doing and learning from others. I found this group when I was searching for Farmer’s Wife foundation patterns. If anyone would happen to have the foundation…Continue
Play with Chain blocks to make these quilts.
Play with Chain block variations using Knots!
Last week we asked you for your best quilting tips and here they are! We’ve selected twenty tips to share with you. For the first set of tips, quilters shared they best advice they received as new quilters. Besides the most popular advice, ‘Measure twice, cut once,” here are ten nuggets of wisdom in no […]
This month we are exploring Chain block variations. We kick off this week with some of the most common variations, next week we’ll take these blocks a step further. Finally, we’ll wrap up the series with some fun projects using our blocks. One of the interesting thing about Chain blocks, is that they often have […]
Fill your heart with cheery 4" heart blocks!
I have not been on this site for a long time. My son I cared for, passed away after a 25 yr battle with cancer, then I got hurt and had 2 years of recovery and now my husband is very sick. I have not made any quilts for quite awhile, but I did get 11quilt tops I had sewn to the quilters and now just have to bind them. I will post pictures later. This Covid 19 has been hard on alot of people! I am sorry if you have been ill or lost loved ones to this awful. virus. The Presidential election is…Continue
The global nightmare which began in March continues into summer as you all know and those of us in the good ole US of A, if we are paying attention and minding our Ps and Qs, have been sticking around home alot. While this is a real bummer for those of us with kids and grandkids, parents and siblings, and friends in general far, far away (like more than a few hours' drive), it is a good thing for getting things done around the house and in my quilt rooms in particular. Over the summer, I…Continue
When I was a young bride the first time around in the early 70's, I started out making quilts from scraps of material left over from clothing sewing projects. The first ones were patchwork and tied, not quilted and quite honestly, pretty ugly. I have pictures of all of my quilts and from time to time, I look at them to understand the process and the progress of change in my ideas and my quilting ability. I actually enjoy looking at them but one in particular always leaves me with a…Continue