Category Archives: Terrific Tutorials

Pie Are Square, but this Runner Looks Like a Pie!

So two years after I finished making the Fruit and Vegetable placemats, I was still trying to figure out just the right design for the matching table runner. I had also been really wanting to make something similar to the … Continue reading

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Hot Gifts to Keep your Cool this Christmas

With only 9 days until Christmas we have reached my cutoff for homemade Christmas presents. If I haven’t started it by now that poor person is going to get a *gasp* store bought gift. It happened this year to my … Continue reading

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Counting Down to Christmas Crafting Style

When I was a kid, one of my favorite Christmas memories was opening the doors on my advent calendar. There were so many things to be excited about. You never knew what surprise was going to be behind the door. … Continue reading

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A Wreath that will Fit You to a Tea

It’s going to take me a while to finish the last few gifts that I am working on this year. And I don’t want you to have to wait that long, so I thought I’d share with you some of … Continue reading

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Homemade Christmas Ornament Countdown – Day 9

Only one more day in the countdown of my favorite ornaments and then you will get to see this year’s ornament. Are you excited? I am!! These ornaments were the first and only (so far) time I brought my quilting … Continue reading

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Homemade Christmas Ornament Countdown – Day 8

We are getting to the last few ornaments in my top 10 favorite. I am so excited to show you this year’s ornaments. But you are going to have to wait a few more days. In my last house the … Continue reading

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Homemade Christmas Ornament Countdown – Day 7

One of the first ornaments I made I think are still the most attractive. They were pretty easy to make, but took for ever to dry. Here’s how I made them: Clean out the glass ornament with alcohol and let … Continue reading

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Quilt Blocks with a Magnetic Personality

Both kiddos are always very curious about quilting and want to help me when I am sewing. So I though it would be great to make something that they could use to make their own quilt. When I saw the … Continue reading

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Spider-man Cape tutorial

We are having a Super Hero Training camp for my son in a few weeks. I decided to make Batman and Spider-man masks and capes for the kids. I finished all the masks and Batman capes with no problem. But … Continue reading

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Marking your quilt with tracing paper

I love the process of quilting. And I really like complicated quilting designs. How ever I am not comfortable enough in my quilting skills to do some of it free hand. And I STRONGLY dislike marking quilts. I was stumped … Continue reading

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