Tuesday, February 24, 2015

It's A Secret

I am working on a secret project. 
A mystery to you and me as well.
More information soon.

Friday, February 20, 2015

Friday, February 13, 2015

Little Gems

Lets get started! 
Here are a few things to keep in mind.
1. Use our EPP (English paper piecing) tutorial to get started.
2. We will post a new Little Gem each Friday for a little inspiration.
3. Our finished project will be approximately 34" x 46"
4. Check out our EPP Board on Pinterest for more inspiration.
5. If you ordered a kit you should have it very soon.
6. We still have kits available. You can order one here.
7. Most fabrics used are from my stash.
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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Simple Scrappy Saturdays

Join us for a fun evening of Simple Sewing.
Check out our class schedule for all the details.
Several Simple projects will be chosen from this great book.
Stop by the shop, email or give us a call for more information.

Monday, February 9, 2015

Hugs and Kisses

I hope you had a little sweet sewing time this weekend.
If you did you will have this little valentine quilt done in no time.
Once you have made the Hugs and Kisses block from this post
cut the following to finish up the project:
six 2-3/4" squares for center setting
four 4-1/2" squares cut twice diagonally for setting and corner triangles.
two 2" x width of fabric strips for border
two 1-1/2" x width of fabric strips for binding
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Layout quilt using photo for block placement.
Add borders using your quilts dimensions.
Bind using single thickness binding.
Happy Valentines Day!

Friday, February 6, 2015

Hugs and Kisses

Hugs and Kisses is a sweet little Valentine project from us to you.
If you missed our first post you can find fabric requirements here.
We used a variety of red, pink and brown prints and
 the same light fabric for all the blocks.
Your finished blocks will be 2-1/4" 
First - Make 6 Hugs (9-patch) using 1-1/4" squares and the layout above.
Next - Make 6 Kiss blocks using the following:
Cut five 1-1/4" light squares, two 1-1/4" dark squares 
and two 1-1/4" x 2-3/4" rectangles.
Sew the 1-1/4" squares to 1-1/4" x 2-3/4" rectangles diagonally.
Trim to 1/4" and press open.
Sew three center 1-1/4" squares together for center.
Sew three sections together.
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Get started, finishing instructions will be posted Monday.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Hugs and Kisses

Lets make a little Valentine's Day Quilt - Hugs and Kisses
Gather up your supplies for a sweet little tutorial later this week.
12 different red and pink scraps - 6" x 6"
1/4 yard or fat quarter - red, light, cream, and medium print.
Conversation hearts optional!
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We will not be making kits for this project just
 enjoy using some of your sweet stash.