If you’re new around here, be warned! Our disappearing blocks are quick and easy, but they’re a little…unconventional. First, Jenny stitches up a perfectly lovely block. Then, slice, slice, slice! That block is chopped to bits! But don’t you worry, because once those pieces are rearranged and mended, we’ll have a block so intricate and lovely, you won’t believe how easy it is to make! Click HERE to watch the tutorial!
It all began with a single quilt block. Just one lonely old block whose story had long been forgotten. Luckily, Jenny’s a real sucker for antiques, and she fell in love in an instant! And right away, she knew she wanted to recreate it. She carefully pieced a big pile of copycat blocks, stitched ‘em together, and was delighted to discover a secondary block appear out of nowhere! Learn how to make this pretty quilt using half square triangles made [...]
I love a good template, and when that template can be used to create all sorts of different patterns, it earns top billing in my sewing room! For this week’s tutorial, Jenny used the Burst Block template—a longtime Missouri Star favorite. This template has been used in many fantastic projects, and the Radiance quilt is a beautiful addition to the collection!
While it may be winter here in Hamilton, once you step into our Batik Boutique you will be transported to a tropical island filled with gorgeous hand-dyed fabrics! Batik fabric is created using a unique dyeing process in which wax is used to resist the dye. Where the wax is placed results in the design on the fabric, which can then be repeated to create even more intricate designs. Considering that most batiks are manufactured in Indonesia, our shop was designed [...]
There’s a pretty big football game this week. Best of the season, they say. And while I do enjoy a touchdown or two, those yards of turf just can’t compare to a yard of brand new quilting fabric! So while those football stars are racing to the endzone, I’ll be stitchin’ up a team of my own all stars! The All Stars quilt is based on a design by Jenny’s cute husband, Ron. It’s a quick, modern pattern that makes [...]