Monthly Archives - December 2019

Turn Style Quilt

Have you ever watched a subway turnstile as folks pass through one by one? It spins and spins with an easy rhythm, almost like a sewing needle. Click. Click. Click.  This week Jenny is working on a Turn Style quilt inspired by Me & My Sister’s Ground Cover quilt. From quick and easy quarter-square triangles to simple hourglass blocks, this pretty quilt is as effortless as a spinning turnstile. Click HERE to watch the tutorial!

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Ground Cover Quilt

This week we’re showing off the 2nd place quilt from the 2019 Birthday Bash Sew-Off. (Don’t tell “Team Jenny,” but I think it’s just as pretty as the winner!)  Learn how to make this super-simple pattern designed by “Team Me & My Sister.” Ground Cover is the perfect project to show off your favorite 10-inch squares, and it’s so easy to make! Click HERE to watch the tutorial!

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2019: A Year to Remember

As the year comes to a close, we are filled to the brim with joy here at Missouri Star. Truth be told, we hadn’t done much reflecting on what this year truly meant for us until it was time to sit down and write our annual Year in Review. Once, we got started, it seemed the list of things we did this year would never end! As we looked back over the past twelve months in amazement, we were [...]

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Happy Hearts Quilt

Picture this: It’s the annual Missouri Star Birthday Bash Sew-Off. Jenny is on one side of the stage with Sue Daley and Shannon. On the other side are Barb and Mary of Me & My Sister Designs. Each team has exactly one hour to complete a brand new quilt!  As the final moments tick by, Jenny lays out her blocks and discovers a happy surprise: A heart! Learn how “Team Jenny” created this serendipitous heart block using easy half-square [...]

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A Quilt-crastinator’s Gift Guide: 5 Last-Minute Hand-Sewn Gifts

Checking your list and realizing you forgot a few people? No worries! It happens to the best of us and guess what?! No one has to know! With these quick projects, your friends and family will be wondering when you had the time to whip up something so wonderful! Gather up your scraps and start making! Make some Mug Rugs to give away at the next Christmas Party.These would make great stocking stuffers! Put together a personalized Pillow Case for someone [...]

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Bow Tie Crisscross Quilt

Break out the sequins and polish up your best cuff links! We’re going black tie and feelin’ el-e-gant!  Our new Bow Tie Crisscross is a clever take on the classic bow tie block. Jenny used sleek shades of black and white, but this quilt would look grand with any fabric you choose! Click HERE to watch the tutorial!

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