What do quilters dream of? Flying geese with perfectly sharp points, of course! But sometimes those points get lost in the seam allowance, leaving your little geese tragically beakless. What’s a quilter to do? In this week’s new tutorial, Jenny demonstrates how to preserve those points with one simple tip. Psst!! This quilt will be featured in the upcoming issue of BLOCK Magazine (volume 6 Issue 5), subscribe to BLOCK Magazine HERE and don’t miss seeing this [...]
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!
The most popular sandwich cookie in the world is now available in a brand new flavor: cookies and cream. Now, let’s take a moment to remember that cookies and cream tastes like … sandwich cookies. That’s right, the cookie masters have reinvented the sandwich cookie by adding more sandwich cookie. It sure sounds funny, but folks are going wild for them! This week Jenny is working on a churn dash pattern. The churn dash is a great old block, but [...]
What do you do to relax? Do put together jigsaw puzzles or work on crosswords? Do you enjoy pulling weeds or folding laundry? We all have our quirks, but the truth is, creating order out of chaos is the most satisfying feeling in the world. It’s what draws us to quilting and keeps us coming back for more. This week’s new quilt is made with stacks and stacks of little pieces. This is the kind of project that just melts [...]
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!
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!
The Bear Paw Quilt is a darling pattern that uses a 2.5″ strips with a bit of background fabric. These precious paws come together with ease, just in time for the bears to come out of hibernation! 🙂 Click the image above or the button below to watch the mini tutorial of how it all comes together!
A 4 x 4 truck can get you out of a sticky situation in deep snow or mud. A 4 x 4 wooden beam can support an amazingly heavy load. But a 4-patch quilt block? Well, that might be the most powerful of all! Quilters have been stitching up 4-patches since the dawn of quilts. They’re true quilting powerhouses: easy to make and endlessly versatile! Put ‘em together in just the right order, and you’ve got a beautiful new [...]