Favorite Things – Love Connecting Threads

Its about time I shared one of my favorite things. I love love love Connecting Threads. One day I was admiring gorgeous fabric on-line and a week later I was fussy cutting it into tiny little pieces to make a brand new quilt. Not bad timing as  I live on the other side of the […]

Block of the Month – Month 5

If, like me, you cut all your squares at the very start of the project you will notice that this month you use up the last of your small squares!!! Da da darrrr!!! These are two easy blocks before we get into the last few blocks. And of course finishing up -putting it all together. Here they […]

Puffy Applique

This is a favorite technique I use to give my applique a little life of its own. It’s not truly trapunto, but it has a similar effect.   What I do is cut my applique shape out in fusible fleece. Remember to use a reversed image. I fuse the fleece to the wrong side of […]

Rotary Cutter Blade

Ahhhh there is nothing better than a new SHARP rotary cutter blade. I don’t know why I wait so long to change the blades over. I have replacement blades. I really appreciate a smooth and complete cut. None of those annoying little joiner threads lingering after a cut with a dull or notched blade. I […]