Tips And Tools Tuesday – How Many Strips Could a Strip Cutter Cut if A Strip Cutter Could Cut Strips?

Most pieced quilt blocks are made by cutting a strip, or two, or many, and then cutting those strips into segments which are sewn to other segments to form units which eventually become blocks. How do you usually cut strips? For most of us, it goes something like this…. (I’m right-handed, so this example describes Read More

Tips And Tools Tuesday – Some Breaking of Bread, Some Breaking of Thread

Yesterday, I spent the afternoon with a dear friend who is going through some health issues. We ate lunch, and chatted a while. She is not able to work in her sewing room right now, and wanted to work on hand-piecing quilt blocks. So, I had brought something with me to work on. We pieced, Read More

Tips and Tools Tuesday – An “Oh, NO!” Moment

One of the quilting blogs I follow is called Farmhouse Quilts. On it, Monique shares fun projects to make, photos, and stories about her family. It’s like sitting across the table from a dear friend, sipping a cup of tea, and catching up on what’s happening in her life. I highly recommend checking out her Read More