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Quilt Along 2021: Lighthouse Steps Post #5

Hi friends! This is our last post in the Lighthouse Steps Quilt Along!  And if you make it all the way to the end, I have a super giveaway for you! Note: If you missed any of the quilt along posts, here are the links to the introduction, post 1, post 2, post 3 and… Continue reading Quilt Along 2021: Lighthouse Steps Post #5

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A Quilter’s Alphabet: P for Partial Seams, Piecing and Precuts

Hi friends! Today in the A Quilter's Alphabet series, Tammy and I are up to the letter P! I will be explaining the terms partial seam, piecing and precuts. Partial Seam A partial seam is the process, when sewing 2 pieces of fabric together, that you stitch the seam in parts. This helps to avoid… Continue reading A Quilter’s Alphabet: P for Partial Seams, Piecing and Precuts

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Exploring Quilting Basics: the Rail Fence block

Hi friends! Today as part of the Exploring Quilting Basics blog series, Tammy and I are chatting about the Rail Fence block! Rail Fence Block The rail fence block is often thought of as a pretty basic block. Which it is. Perfect for beginners.  Sometimes you will see the block with 3 rails and sometimes… Continue reading Exploring Quilting Basics: the Rail Fence block

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Quilt Along 2021: Lighthouse Steps Post #4

Hi friends! Welcome back for Week 4 of the Lighthouse Steps Quilt Along! How did you do sewing your rows? Are you ready to sew them together?? I have just a few tips for you. If you have missed any of the posts for the Quilt Along, click for the Introduction post, for Post 1,… Continue reading Quilt Along 2021: Lighthouse Steps Post #4

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A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter O for On Point Quilts and One Patch Quilts

Hi friends! Today in the A Quilter's Alphabet series, Tammy and I are up to the letter O! I will be explaining the terms On Point Quilts and One Patch Quilts. On Point Quilts On Point quilts refers to the type of setting for the blocks in a quilt. Some quilts are set in horizontal… Continue reading A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter O for On Point Quilts and One Patch Quilts

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Quilt Along 2021: Lighthouse Steps Post # 3

Hi friends! Welcome back to the Lighthouse Steps Quilt Along! Quilt Along!  In today's post, I will be sharing some tips for sewing those rows together. First, how did your cutting go? Are you all organized and ready to sew your rows? Before you Sew your quilt along rows Before you sew, there are a… Continue reading Quilt Along 2021: Lighthouse Steps Post # 3

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Exploring Quilting Basics : Paper Piecing Quilt Blocks

Hi friends! Today in our Exploring the Basics series, Tammy and I are chatting about paper piecing quilt blocks! Paper Piecing Quilt Blocks Paper piecing seems to be one of those techniques people feel very strongly about. Back in 2018, when Tammy and I were first starting to post blog posts together, we covered paper… Continue reading Exploring Quilting Basics : Paper Piecing Quilt Blocks

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State Quilt Blocks Tour: Connecticut

Hi friends!  Welcome to my day on the Around the Block US Tour where I share my Connecticut state quilt block! I already shared a block for Vermont, the state where I went to college, in this post.  Today I am sharing a block for my home state of Connecticut! One of my favorite places to… Continue reading State Quilt Blocks Tour: Connecticut

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Quilt Along 2021: Lighthouse Steps Post #2

Hi friends!  Welcome to post #2 in the Lighthouse Steps Quilt Along! Today I have some cutting tips for you. If you missed the earlier posts, click here for the Introductory post on fabric and here for post #1! Fabrics for the Quilt Along In the 2 earlier posts, I chatted about picking fabrics and organizing… Continue reading Quilt Along 2021: Lighthouse Steps Post #2

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A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter N – Nesting and Negative Space in Quilting

Hi friends! Today in the A Quilter's Alphabet series, Tammy and are chatting about the letter N! I am going to explore the quilt terms nesting and negative space in quilting. Nesting Nesting refers to the when 2 seams are pressed in opposing direction. Then, when the 2 seams are place right sides together, the… Continue reading A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter N – Nesting and Negative Space in Quilting