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Harmony QAL: Half Square Triangle

Harmony QAL: Half Square Triangle

Welcome back to the Harmony Hand Pieced Quilt Along! This week we are working on Half Square Triangles. These are fun and relaxing units to make and they work up in no time! You can cut these units with the standard rotary directions, or with […]

Simple. Handmade. Everyday. Podcast Episode 66 Show Notes

Simple. Handmade. Everyday. Podcast Episode 66 Show Notes

In this episode, I chat about quilting and other sewing projects, digging back into gardening and homemaking, and some listener Q&A. (Disclosure: Some of these are affiliate links, which means I make a small commission if you buy from them, at no additional cost to you. […]

Harmony QAL: Square in a Square

Harmony QAL: Square in a Square

(Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links, which means I make a small commission if you buy from them, at no additional cost to you.) Cutting and Prepping Blocks In the Harmony pattern, we’ve given you a few choices on how to cut your fabric. You […]

My Favorite Hand Sewing Tools

My Favorite Hand Sewing Tools

Before we begin our next Hand Pieced Quilt Along (more info here), I wanted to share with you some of my favorite hand piecing tools. The beauty of hand piecing is that you don’t need much to get started–just a needle, thread, and fabric! (Disclosure: […]

Simple. Handmade. Everyday. Podcast Episode 65 Show Notes

Simple. Handmade. Everyday. Podcast Episode 65 Show Notes

In this episode, I chat about current quilting projects, favorite books, shows, and a fun “Ask Me Anything” segment. (Disclosure: Some of these are affiliate links, which means I make a small commission if you buy from them, at no additional cost to you. Rest assured […]

Harmony: A Hand Pieced Quilt Along Pattern

Harmony: A Hand Pieced Quilt Along Pattern

Are you ready for another Hand Pieced Quilt Along? Today marks the release of the next QAL pattern: Harmony. It is available immediately as a PDF download for just $10. You can quilt along with Patty and me, with lots of tips and tricks, prizes, […]

Harmony: The Hand Pieced Quilt Along 2021 Quilt Reveal!

Harmony: The Hand Pieced Quilt Along 2021 Quilt Reveal!

Patty of Elm Street Quilts and I are so pleased to announce our 3rd Hand Pieced Quilt Along! It has been wonderful to watch our lovely hand sewing community grow and grow over the last two years! After two years of skill-building sampler quilts–we’ve designed […]

Simple. Handmade. Everyday. Podcast Episode 64 Show Notes

Simple. Handmade. Everyday. Podcast Episode 64 Show Notes

In this episode, I chat about the Hand Pieced QAL, a bunch of book reviews, my new favorite show, and how to store recipes. (Disclosure: Some of these are affiliate links, which means I make a small commission if you buy from them, at no additional […]

The Hand Pieced Quilt Along 2021 Is Coming!

The Hand Pieced Quilt Along 2021 Is Coming!

Patty at Elm Street Quilts and I are back for our 3rd Hand Pieced Quilt Along! (Check out the ones from 2019 and 2020). We’ve designed a new pattern that you are going to love! (Spoiler: this year it’s not a sampler quilt.) We’ve been […]

Simple. Handmade. Everyday. Podcast Episode 63 Show Notes

Simple. Handmade. Everyday. Podcast Episode 63 Show Notes

In this episode, I chat about the new year, some new sewing and quilting products I’m enjoying, book reviews, and some health goals for 2021. (Disclosure: Some of these are affiliate links, which means I make a small commission if you buy from them, at no […]