Tag - quilting

Triple Play! Ohio Star

Did you know Pablo Picasso was a classically trained artist? His traditional realism was as beautiful as any on earth. Jenny’s Design But, early in his career, he started to experiment—and that’s how he became one of the most famous artists of all time. Picasso said, “Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” Misty’s Design In this month’s Triple Play tutorial, the Doan ladies are “breaking the rules” with the Ohio Star. Natalie’s Design You will be amazed [...]

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Disappearing Four-Patch Weave Quilt

Spiders are master weavers. Their webs are made with silk “thread” that is the envy of quilters: 1,000x thinner than human hair and 5x stronger than steel! (Scientists think pencil-thick web could stop a jumbo jet!)   They work at a dazzling pace, completing incredibly intricate webs in about an hour. But this week, Jenny is giving ‘em a run for their money! The Disappearing Four-Patch Weave quilt starts as a super-simple 4-patch and then, like all disappearing blocks, we slice it [...]

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From the Heart Quilt

I met a young quilter whose mother was diagnosed with cancer. Right away, this sweet daughter began to put together a special “chemo quilt.” Each of the kids and grandkids contributed a block. The quilt was completed the day before the first treatment, and this brave grandmother was able to face her new journey wrapped in the love of her family. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Jenny designed a gorgeous “From the Heart” quilt. This pretty little heart [...]

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Sew Inspired Quilt

In 2008, the Doan kids asked Jenny to film her first-ever quilt tutorial. Her response? “What’s a tutorial??”  12 years later, Jenny’s videos have been viewed 200 million times and the Missouri Star community has spread across the globe!  And you know what? It’s all because of you!  From Iran to Australia to small-town America, we are “Sew Inspired” by your creativity and love!  And so, on our 12th birthday, we are stitching up the sweetest little sewing machine blocks out of [...]

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Birthday Bash: Home Edition 2020

Are you ready to celebrate? Birthday Bash comes to you live from the comfort of your own home this year on September 24th and 25th! We’ve got SEW many great projects planned to share this year and special virtual guests that we didn’t want you to miss a thing. Check out this video below for our complete Birthday Bash schedule and be sure to mark your calendars for all the quilting fun! Be sure to share your quilting creations using [...]

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Triple Play! Double Square Star

I went for a walk in the woods last night, and what do you think I found? Autumn-hued leaves in fiery shades of crimson and gold! Jenny’s Design All of a sudden, I’ve got a hankerin’ for pumpkins and witches and all-things spooky. Misty’s Design Luckily, Jenny and the girls have 3 new Double Square Star projects—each one oozing with creepy-cute Halloween vibes. Natalie’s Design Click HERE to learn how to make two gorgeous Halloween quilts and a Halloween table runner out of – you [...]

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The Final Stitch

The Final Stitch premiers every other Wednesday on Facebook and YouTube! Have you heard about The Final Stitch? In Missouri Star’s latest series, Natalie Earnheart answers real questions from quilters just like you about a variety of topics to make sure that each and every project you begin has a end! From selecting the quilt backing fabric to identifying which quilt batting is best for your project, The Final Stitch is the perfect finish line for your quilting projects! Ask those [...]

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Bear Paw on Point Quilt

They say there’s more than one way to skin a cat. (Ew, right?) I prefer to say there’s more than one way to set quilt blocks on point! Last week Jenny taught one quick and easy way to set a quilt on point; this week, she’s demonstrating another simple method!  She starts with an easy-peasy bear paw block and stitches it up with setting triangles. It’s the perfect pattern for your favorite 2.5 inch strips, and it comes together like a [...]

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Simple Squares on Point Quilt

Do you remember your first cartwheel? It was probably a little wobbly. Maybe you didn’t land on your feet. But chances are, before the recess bell rang, you could cartwheel your way across the playground without stopping! Jenny is not turning cartwheels this week. (Wouldn’t that be a sight!) But … she IS turning quilt blocks, and that’s even easier! The Simple Squares method of setting quilt blocks on point is so quick and painless, you’ll be turning blocks like [...]

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Triple Play! Half-Hexagon

The Half Hexagon template is no one-trick pony. (Great templates never are!) Jenny’s Design For our newest Triple Play tutorial, we’re using that trapezoidal wonder to create sailboats, links, and whirligigs. Misty’s Design We’re tackling y-seams and whipping up a friendship braid border. Natalie’s Design And at the end of it all, we’ll have 3 unique quilts AND a bonus table runner! I’d say that’s pretty good for a simple hexi ruler! Click HERE to watch the tutorial!

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