Tagged: introductions

Backstitch’s Back Alright!  (A Tutorial) 6

Backstitch’s Back Alright!  (A Tutorial)

Pardon my ’90s parody title, but I couldn’t resist tying back to the Backstreet Boys. I also must preface this post that I do not regularly do any hand embroidery.  However if I do, it is a simple little backstitch to embellish my piece.  This may or may not a handy little technique that will be used later in the QAL I am currently hosting....

I Wish You A Merry Quilt-A-Long! 10

I Wish You A Merry Quilt-A-Long!

I wish you a merry quilt-a-long, I wish you a merry quilt-a-long, I wish you a merry quilt-a-long, and a happy new year!  I’m already caroling for this holiday season!  Join me along with a dozen other bloggers in this fun quilt-a-long adventure this fall to get a Christmas Quilt done before Christmas! So what exactly is a Quilt-A-Long? A Quilt-A-Long (or QAL) is a...

Nominated for the Liebster Award! 7

Nominated for the Liebster Award!

I’ve been nominated for the Liebster Award by my fellow quilter Liz of Savor Every Stitch.  Liz also participated in the  New Bloggers Blog Hop earlier this year, and we bonded via our engineering backgrounds!  She is so inspiring with her quilting and how much she’s done in such a short time. The Liebster award is a blogger to blogger nomination to help blogs gain...

Barn Quilt Block Tutorial 3

Barn Quilt Block Tutorial

I have no idea what this quilt block is called, but this is what I came up with for the #BCBarnQuiltSwap4 quilt for my partner.  It is made using Half Square Triangles (HST), a single Hourglass block, and no waste flying geese blocks. Here’s how you make the 16″ finished block with the colors referencing the block above: Cutting instructions: Dark Blue: Cut 1 –...

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2017 New Quilt Bloggers

Welcome to Week 3 of the 2017 New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop!  It’s been so great to learn about all these fabulous new bloggers in the past weeks.  I’m a part of the Better Bloggers Hive with Beth from Cooking Up Quilts as our Hive mama.  I’m excited it’s my turn to share a bit about myself! My name is Sherry and I live in Minnesota...