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!
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 [...]
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 [...]
Spring is fast approaching and butterflies are itching to be free! Well thanks to today’s Mini Tutorial, you can be creating butterfly magic with just a roll of 2.5″ strips and a bit of background 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 [...]
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 [...]
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!
Nine patches are a fun and simple block but turning it on point creates a whole new look to a gorgeous pattern. Click the above image to watch how this nine patch gets turned on point!
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 [...]
We love working with 5″ squares and the simplicity of snowballing them really adds a fun look to your blocks. We hope you enjoy this mini tutorial on the Roundabout Quilt.