I’m Hosting My First Quilt Along! Woohoo!

I’m excited to announce that I will be hosting my first Quilt Along! I’m finishing up the pattern, and taking lots of photos to help you along the way. The pattern, “Just Buzzing Through”, includes instructions for both a throw-size quilt and a baby quilt, so, if this is your first time joining a Quilt Read More

Tips And Tools Tuesday – Make Your Own Fun

Where do you think the featured photo of the grandfather and his grandchildren was taken? On the monkey bars in a park? On the playground equipment at a school?

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

Still Time to Celebrate Quilts! With a Sale, Sale, Sale!

National Quilt Month is almost over but, there is still time to celebrate your passion with a HUGE sale and coupon! All patterns have been reduced to $8.95 each, and, on TOP of that,  the coupon code “grandma” is still good for 10% off of your entire purchase! Shop now and save BIG!       https://lookoutmountainquilter.com/shop/ Today Read More

Tips And Tools Tuesday – Quilts For Kids

As quilters, we make quilts for a variety of reasons. Perhaps a friend or relative is awaiting the arrival of a new baby. A couple you know is getting married. A friend or relative is ill or infirmed and a quilt would bring them comfort. A quilt is going to be raffled to raise money Read More

Mother’s Day – Get a Jumpstart on Making Something Special For the “Mom” in Your Life!

January 1st seems like it was yesterday.  The year, 2019 is flying by, and Mother’s Day will be here before we know it! Here are a couple of projects you can make for that special woman in your life whom you call “Mom”. Now through March 31st, get 10% off your purchase! Just use the Read More

Not Your Grandma’s EPP – Grandmother’s Flower Garden Fowers Made Easy

Have you wanted to try making Grandmother’s Flower Garden flowers, but were intimidated by the thought of cutting out all of those paper pattern pieces? I was. But then I discovered plastic hexagons.  In a previous post, “Paper or Plastic? Quilting? What? “I touched on the idea of using plastic hexagons as opposed to paper Read More