Category Archives: Tutorial

Flower Power tutorial

Remember this quilt? It was one of the last two charity quilts that I finished up…oh, about six months ago. I think it is about time to put out the tutorial, don’t you? You can review my usage policy here. … Continue reading

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Hot Plate – free quilt tutorial/pattern

So here it is! The Hot Plate tutorial. This quilt is one in a series of 5 quilts that I made for charity. One point on this quilt: of all the quilts made for the charity challenge, this was by … Continue reading

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Another peek-a-boo owl flying around!

You might remember from this post way back last year in 2010 that I hosted a giveaway where the prize was a kit to make your very own Owl Quilt.  The winner was Heather and she recently quite graciously sent … Continue reading

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Pinwheels Aplenty- free quilt tutorial

At last! I bring to you a tutorial for charity quilt number two: Pinwheels Aplenty! I would like to start out by giving credit where credit is due. I did not make up the technique I used to make the … Continue reading

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Desperate Housewives Block – Sugar Loaf

Jane over at Want it, Need it, Quilt it is hosting a quilt-along and she asked for volunteers to write up instructions for a block.  So here I am, unable to resist the opportunity to talk about my favorite subject: … Continue reading

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Rainbows from the Heart – free Tutorial

As promised (though a little late) here is the second charity quilt tutorial – Rainbows from the Heart.  I made two of this quilt and one was sent to Japan via Quilter’s Newsletter and the other will be given to … Continue reading

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How to Tea-dye fabric

I have heard of tea-dying for a long time but I’ve only recently attempted it myself.  I was working on a quilt that had warm earthy tones in it and I wanted a neutral background for some applique.  I auditioned … Continue reading

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D’oh!

Thursday night I went to a guild meeting and…oh no…they are still looking for children’s quilts!  It seems one member, Millie, challenged us last summer to each make one quilt for her to give to a local organization that needs … Continue reading

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Owl Quilt Tutorial

So here is the owl quilt.  Peek-a-boo!  (You can see a few more pictures of it here.)  I’m really happy with how it turned out.  Thanks to The Husband who gave my owl sketch a few tweaks to give it super-cute … Continue reading

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I was featured on One Pretty Thing!

Hey – the Daddy Quilt got listed on One Pretty Thing!  Have you ever been?  Check it out.  It is so inspirational to see all the awesome things people are making and sharing out there.  Also, don’t forget – you … Continue reading

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