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tell me a story blocks

I have no shortage of cute novelty prints. In fact, that was one of the primary things that I realized when I did my 6 month fabric fast. I hardly …

How to Cut Fabric PERFECTLY STRAIGHT...and Square It Up!

<i>Want to join the Make It and Love It CREATIVE TEAM?? Find out how you can share your project ideas right here, with readers from all over the world.</i> …

Sewing

Fix Your Flying Geese

<i>Do you have piecing problems? Are you Flying Geese too small or distorted? Patty Murphy comes to the rescue with this diagnosis from her book,</i> …

9 Charm Pack Quilt Patterns

Do you use precuts in your quilting projects? They are so convenient and come in so many cleverly named sizes, and the charm pack is no exception. …

Quilting

Modern Puzzle Quilt – Get the Free Pattern!

Modern Puzzle is a quilt I designed and made to show off my debut fabric line from Benartex, called “Modern Marks.”<p>It’s full of brightly colored …

Quilting

Top 10 Spiralizer Recipes

TESTIMONY OF THE DAY Keto Cleanse Testimony Update! “Good morning! I finally did it! As of today I am down 10.8lbs. It took me 45 days but it was …

Healthy Eating

low carb strawberry shortcake, gluten free shortcake

<b>Testimony of the Day</b><p><i>“Before working with Maria, I had struggled most of my adult life with my weight. I had tried other plans, and they would work</i> …

Dessert

The Jelly Roll 1600 Quilt! – And Video

What is 1,600 inches long when it starts and finishes 48” x 64”? The Jelly Roll 1,600 Quilt!<p><b>(Shown – Two Jelly Roll 1,600 quilts using the exact same</b> …

A Quilty Adventure Part I: How to Sew with Denim

How to sew with denim! This next series of posts is very exciting because I'm going to take you on the adventure of a lifetime (and y’all know me. I …

Top 10 Ways to Get Your Dream Garden Ready This Year

Believe it or not, winter is ending soon, which means the time is ripe to get our plans in order for this year's garden, whether you're dreaming of a …

Gardening

Free Plants from the Grocery Store

One of the biggest expenses in the garden are the plants themselves. So anytime you can get the plants for free, you’re coming out ahead. An obvious …

Gardening

How To: Plant and Grow Ginger Root

| 15 Comments<p>We must be in the cold calm before the spring, because we've got quite a few little potted gardening projects going on around here and …

How to Make Fast Compost, how to make compost in 14 days

How to Compost in 14 days: How to Make Fast Compost<p>Not everyone feels compelled to make compost in 14 days. It just seems like too much work for some …

Gardening

The Top 10 Gardening Apps You Need Now

Perhaps you saw a pair of blue jays conversing in the pear tree and realize it’s time to get serious about your spring garden. Or, like my husband, …

10 Best Berries to Plant in Winter

Planting and Care<p><b>Buy</b><p>Shop for bare-root plants now. If you can’t find what you want, ask your nursery to order from a grower.<p><b>Prep</b><p>Store bare-root …

Plant a Secret Survival Garden - Doomsday Preppers Article

Imagine a garden that takes up very little space, but grows five times more food per square inch than a traditional garden. A garden that you plant once in your lifetime, but provides food for 30 years without any fertilization, pesticides, or weeding... and it's all disguised to look like …

How to Plan a Three Sisters Garden Layout

Have you heard about three sisters gardens and wondered what was up with them? While the three sisters garden is an ancient Native American gardening …

Bloglovin

We’ll be making 8-in-1 half square triangles. To start, cut 8 squares of fabric A and 8 squares of fabric B, all at 2.75″ x 2.75″<p>On the back of …

Freezer Paper Printing Tutorial

How do you print on fabric?? I assumed that as soon as I posted this picture of my name tag for the Sewing Summit that I would get people writing me …

PM/GC Quilts Skill Builder Series: Part 1 – Half Square Triangles & Pinwheels

Oof, that’s a long title, isn’t it? But it’s nothing compared to this post. Just for the record, I’m starting to write it at 7:40 – let’s see how …

Perfect Points and the Positioning Pin

As a woman and a quilter, my favorite words, not necessarily in this order, are:<br>I love you!<br>You've lost weight!<br>Look at those points!<p>This <b>Perfect Points</b> …

Jelly Roll Floor Pillows

Hi everyone! It’s Val over at PinkPlease! bringing you another double recipe. Taking a spin off my last Moda Bake Shop recipe, Just Playin’ Around …

the Bella clutch {free pattern}

The Bella clutch free pdf pattern is finally available for download! The pattern has been out to testers over the weekend and is now …

Block 1 - Modern Sampler 2016

This is the first block of my big 2016 quilting project. I guess I'm committed now that I've sewn something!<p>This block was inspired by one I created …

mini nines

Welcome to finish it up Friday!<p>This, my friends, is a stack of 340 mini nine patch blocks. That means that I <i>finally</i> have enough blocks for a decent …