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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: […]

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 […]

Book Club QAL: Parade of Quilts!

Book Club QAL: Parade of Quilts!

I can’t believe it! It’s over! What a wonderful QAL this has been. The community, the inspiration, learning new skills–it was amazing! We didn’t want to end it without showing off all of the lovely quilts that were submitted to the line-up. The beauties below […]

Book Club: Hand Pieced QAL Grand Prize Link-up

Book Club: Hand Pieced QAL Grand Prize Link-up

Welcome to the Grand Prize Link-up for the Book Club: A Hand Pieced QAL! This link-up will be open until midnight July 15 EDT / 9 pm July 14 PDT. You have plenty of time to turn those beautiful blocks into a quilt top! Just […]

Book Club: Hand Pieced QAL Week 11 Link-up

Book Club: Hand Pieced QAL Week 11 Link-up

This link-up will be open for two weeks – until Thursday, June 11 (4 am ET/1 am PT). You are welcome to share any and all of the blocks you completed this week. When this link-up closes, a new one will open so please don’t […]

Book Club QAL: Elizabeth Block

Book Club QAL: Elizabeth Block

I can’t believe it! We’re here! The ninth and final block of the Book Club Hand Pieced Quilt Along is called Elizabeth. Our lovely Elizabeth is from the book Into the Wilderness. It’s a generational story which is represented by the Elizabeth being the corner […]

Book Club: Hand Pieced QAL Week 10 Link-up

Book Club: Hand Pieced QAL Week 10 Link-up

This link-up will be open for one week – until Thursday, May 28 (4 am ET/1 am PT). You are welcome to share any and all of the blocks you completed this week. When this link-up closes, a new one will open so please don’t […]

Book Club QAL: Claire Block

Book Club QAL: Claire Block

Here we are at block 8 out of 9! As I mentioned last week, this month we are tackling curved piecing. We started with some gentle curves with the Emma block. Our next block in the Book Club Hand Pieced Quilt Along is called Claire. […]