Monthly Archives - February 2018

Quilt Snips Mini Tutorial – Strips & Four Patch Quilt

Another fun and simple way to utilize those 2.5″ strips is with the darling Strips & 4 Patch method. This quilt will come together so quickly you will use this pattern for all your last minute gifts! Click the image or the button to watch the full tutorial and the Quilt Snips!

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I Heart Quilting Embroidery Project

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for all you quilting and embroidery fans out there! February is National Embroidery Month and March is National Quilt Month, so this week we are combining the best of both worlds for an “I Heart Quilting” embroidery project! Around here, we certainly love our sewing machines, but sometimes you just can’t beat a little hand sewing, and this embroidery project is just the ticket! And, because we really love quilting, we created [...]

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Nine Patch Madness Quilt

Have you heard? Hamilton is covered in ice. Literally! The streets are slick as a hockey rink, and the windows are obscured by a thick layer of wavy ice. I can’t get into my car because the doors are sealed shut, but even if I could, I’m sure I’d just slide my way into a ditch! No one wishes for freezing rain, but when it comes, we hunker down and try to stay toasty under a mountain of sewing [...]

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Celebrate National FFA Week with Forever Blue Fabric

Surrounded by emerald fields of corn and rolling pastures dotted with cattle, Hamilton, Missouri sits in the middle of America’s heartland. As in many such communities with strong agriculture roots, there is a group of students who fully embrace what it means to live, work and support the business that is agriculture, our local FFA chapter. If you have ever donned the blue corduroy jacket and recited the FFA creed, or know someone who has, then The FFA Forever [...]

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Cathedral Window Tutorial Reboot with Guest Quilter Liz Hawkins

This edition of our Tutorial Reboot series comes from Liz Hawkins, who you may know as Mama Hawk from Mama Hawk’s Kitchen in Hamilton! Well hello! I’m excited to share my “reboot” pattern experience with you all. But first, let me explain a bit about who I am. If you’ve ever visited Missouri Star Quilt Co in Hamilton, Mo, then you most likely know me as Mama Hawk…the baker, panini, pizza, salad and soup maker at Mama Hawk’s Kitchen [...]

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How to Add Borders to a Quilt Panel Tutorial

There are over 750 different quilt panels available at missouriquiltco.com. Storybook princesses. Tractors and fire engines. Farm scenes and alphabets and leprechauns. The sky is the limit when quilting with panels, but the question is: How do you transform a panel into a finished quilt? In this week’s new tutorial, Jenny demonstrates three pretty ways to add a decorative border to your favorite panel. Click HERE to watch the tutorial! We can’t wait to see what you come up with!

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Disappearing Pinwheel Baskets Quilt

Are you familiar with disappearing blocks? The Disappearing Pinwheel, the Disappearing Hourglass, the Disappearing 4-Patch, etc, etc, etc! Here’s how it works: Make a nice, traditional block. Then chop it up, rearrange the pieces, sew ‘em back together, and presto-change-o! You have a gorgeous, super-intricate block that looks like a million bucks! This week, Jenny is working on Disappearing Pinwheel Baskets. Yes, this block looks like a flower basket with a sweet little pinwheel bloom, but more importantly, when [...]

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