What exactly is a “perfect quarter inch”? How does it differ from a “scant quarter inch”? What can you do to ensure your quarter-inch patchwork seams are exactly 1/4″ wide? We have some super tips from Nina McVeigh for you.
Do your triangles end up looking more like “volcanos” than “mountains”? Ashley Nickels of Alphabet Summer shows how to sew perfect points every time.
I have been making quilts for 10 years and only in the past few have been learning anything about traditional patterns. I want to show you how I sew half square triangles and the methods [and pitfalls] of how to put them together into just one of the myriad of possible blocks using them.
Hexagons are “in” now, so I designed a block in the CutWork software that makes a small grandmother’s flower garden flower in just two pieces. When it is embroidered you can’t tell it’s not made from individual hexagons like a traditional block!
My oldest daughter is off to college this month! She will be 1,600 miles away from home so I thought I’d make her a little something for her dorm room to help her remember us while she is away.