From the Mountain

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

New PDF Patterns Released! 10% Off Until March 31, 2019

Hello Friends! I am so excited to share with you my two newest PDF patterns! The first one is titled, “In The Garden”. This queen-size quilt pattern was inspired by my husbands grandmother, Grandma Meyer.  She was a precious lady who made dozens and dozens of beautiful quilts.   Her favorite hymn was, “In The Garden”.  Read More

Tips And Tools Tuesday – A Coyote, An Opossum, and A Bat, Oh My!

My tip post today has absolutely nothing to do with quilting, but, I feel that it is important and perhaps there are some of you, your children, or grandchildren out there who might need to know this. Several years ago, one of our grown daughters and I went shopping at a mall. We had just Read More

Tips and Tools Tuesday – Get Plugged In!

In my own little corner, in my own little chair, I can be whatever I want to be…. Those are some lyrics from Roger’s and Hammerstein’s  “Cinderella”.  They may have worked for Cindi in her imagination, but her dreams didn’t come true until she ventured out of that corner! I think it’s the same with Read More