At the Seashore – Lifeguard Stand

I live in southeastern Virginia near some great beaches. The James River, York River and Chickahominy River are all in my backyard and are great sports to enjoy some water fun. I can dip my toes in the shores of Virginia Beach in about an hour’s drive. But, without question, my favorite beaches are those found in the Outer Banks of North Carolina…

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Dec 9: Little Red House

Hello! It’s Christine Weld here with my Little Red House block for Countdown to Christmas! House quilts are so much fun and just perfect for holiday quilts. This simple little house block is ripe for embellishments (add a wreath to the door perhaps, or maybe embroider some smoke coming out of the chimney?) and is a quick finish at either the 12″ or 6″ version.

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Building Blocks: Quarter Square Triangles

Hello, Bakers! I am here today to discuss quarter square triangles and show you two ways to construct this building block. Adding the quarter square triangle to your quilting repertoire opens up some fun piecing possibilities. One step more advanced than the ubiquitous half square triangle, the quarter square triangle (commonly abbreviated QST) consists of four right triangles that form a square.

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A Thousand Good Wishes Quilt

This generous throw sized quilt is perfect for snuggling under with a loved one. A thousand pyramid quilt is a great choice for winter fabrics as the triangles bring to mind a forest of trees. This version makes use of the light fabrics for the background triangles and dark for the focal triangles. There are also three larger triangles formed using the darker fabrics for more visual interest.

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Path A: Over the River

It’s family day at camp! From over the river, granny has come to see all the happenings at Camp Oda May. In her honor, we’ll make one of my all-time favorite blocks, the granny square block.

The blocks are 6 1/2″ unfinished and 6″ finished.

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Cornerstone: Tulip Field

In the hustle and bustle of camp life, it’s nice to take a moment to stop and smell the flowers. These tulip blocks are the optional cornerstone blocks for the first round. Whether to add cornerstone blocks is completely up to you–choose what works best for your quilt!

NOTE: This is one post in a series of quilt-along posts. Start from the beginning with the first post {here}.

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Barn Charm Mini Quilts


I’m excited to be kicking off this month’s mini quilt theme! This set of three mini quilts is inspired by barn quilts. Make one or all of these fun, quick projects using a single charm pack and some yardage. This speedy project is perfect for that one charm pack you love, but can’t figure out what to do with!

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