I originally designed this pattern to go along with the triangles for arrows expansion pack, and it IS good for that, but it’s good for so many other things I decided not to limit its description as just going with the arrows. You can stick these little blocks together to make straight lines of tiny […]
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New Pattern: Leonard’s Close Up
You might recall the llama pattern I released last year, Leonard the Llama. For some reason I got it into my head that I wanted to do a close up of Leonard’s face. I think mostly I’ve always been unhappy with his expression in the original pattern. Don’t get me wrong, I did it that […]
Tutorial: How to Paper Piece (the lazy way)
I’ve been meaning to write this paper-piecing tutorial for aaaaaages. I love to paper piece (or foundation piece, depending on your side of the pond). No, not little paper hexies sewn painstakingly by hand, but rather sewing fabric to paper to achieve a level of accuracy very difficult to achieve in traditional piecing. Most often I […]
Finished Cross Block Quilt
Just popping in quickly to show off the finished cross block baby quilt for the new niece or nephew due in a few months! The parents don’t learn the gender until birth so I’m hoping it’s gender-neutral enough. Fabrics are Ikea’s nummer print (which I’ve heard is going out of print soon so I’m […]
Conversion Project: Spider Web
The conversion block this week is called Spider Web. It’s not what we think of now as a spider web block actually, but that’s what it was named when it was published originally in 1938. I’ve decided that in order to move ahead with the conversion project and finish it before the end of the […]
Free Triangles for Arrows Expansion Pack Now in Shop
Hey y’all. I’d like to think that people really want this, but actually no one’s asked me for it, so why not give it out anyway :p I loved making this triangle section for my low volume arrow quilt, so figured I’d share the template for it, because I’m nice like that. I’m pretty sure […]
Leg Lamp Pillow for Dad is complete!
Well it took me a few days longer than anticipated due to some emergency gift-making (I can’t even remember what I did now… ugh, I’m getting old) but here’s my leg lamp pillow! Details: Background fabric – aqua and tan moda crossweave. I don’t know the exact name of the color but it’s light blue […]
Free Leg Lamp Paper Pieced Pattern Now Available!
One only need utter the words “leg lamp” for the entire country to know that of which you speak. I am referring, of course, to the cult classic 24-hour all of Christmas Day movie you must watch at least once a year that embodies the childhoods of so many of us: A Christmas Story. I […]