100th Day of School Lego Shirt

Legos added to a 100th day shirt

So, apparently, the 100th day of school is now a "thing". Which I think is fun. Any time I can get my son to celebrate going to school is a win in my book! Our school invited students to wear a shirt with 100 things on it to celebrate the 100th day. Most kids would pick something simple - stickers, … [Continue reading]

Polka Dot Double Cuddle Quilt

Polka Dot Double Cuddle Quilt

I was sent some of Shannon's awesome cuddle fabrics to stitch up something snuggly. Included in the fabrics were cuddle cakes - 10" squares of assorted colored fabrics - all deliciously furry! I used some of the cuddle cake pieces in making the Fairfield Block of the Month, but that left me with … [Continue reading]

Babysitter Information Sheet

Simple Babysitter info sheet

At the end of last year, I shared a Date Night book over on 30 Minute Crafts. The other half of date nights is babysitters. So, I came up with this … [Continue reading]

How to Machine Bind a Quilt

stitch down length of binding

Adding binding is the final step in making a quilt. I love the look of binding that has been hand-stitched down. But that takes a lot of time - four … [Continue reading]

How to fix a quilt mistake (after it has been quilted!)

wrong fabric in place

Last spring, I made a quilt for Art Gallery Fabrics to hang in their booth at market. They sent me the fabric, and a computer-generated image of what … [Continue reading]

Simple Money for Kids

Simple Money for kids

This holiday, I thought my oldest son, now 6, needed more help understanding that Christmas is about giving. With so many aunts, uncles, great-aunts, … [Continue reading]

How to Square up Quilt Blocks

trim half square triangle blocks

When quilting, squaring up quilt blocks is important. Squaring up blocks helps to keep the entire quilt square. The finished quilt top will lie more … [Continue reading]

Silhouette Quilting Stencil

Silhouette quilting design

Last month, I showed you the quilted hearts I made for the Fairfield booth at Quiltmarket. Making 17 identically quilted hearts was a challenge. I … [Continue reading]

Easiest Ever Cheese Bread

delicious cheesy bread

Looking for the easiest side you can make as you're setting the table? Make this super simple cheesy bread! You need: French Bread (cut into … [Continue reading]

Quilted Christmas Stocking

tie up holiday stocking

Looking to make new Christmas Stockings this year? Or just want a fun way to practice your free-motion quilting? These quilted Christmas Stockings are … [Continue reading]