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August 3, 2020
Paper Piecing Sew Along – Day 4 from Gray Barn Designs

Good morning!  It’s Cindy reporting in today with the 4th block of our Christmas 2020 Series.

Branded Gnome Green Bckgrnd

Sandy’s design for this little Santa Gnome is so cute!  I decided to make two versions, one with a dark background and one with a light background.

Branded Gnome White Background

Click on the link below for the pattern:

RC 2020 Sew Along Day 4 Santa Gnome

Branded Gnome Green Bckgrnd

 

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July 23, 2020
Paper Piecing Sew Along – Day 2 from Gray Barn Designs

Greetings!  We’re happy to present the next block for our Rustic Christmas PAPER PIECING SEW ALONG.

Sandy created this super easy Christmas star block.  Red Star LogoI decided to play around with Christmas colors and am loving this polka dot background. White Star LogoNEXT I used the polka dot fabric for the star center.  This is nice and bright!  If you are new to paper piecing, this is an easy pattern to test your skills  The weekend is fast approaching, we hope you have plenty of summer sewing time to try something new!

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July 21, 2020
FREEE Paper Pieced Christmas Blocks from Gray Barn Designs

Hello!  It’s Cindy bragging about Sandy designing the cutest paper pieced Christmas block patterns.  2 trees black backgroundSince Sandy designed 4 very adorable blocks, we’re hosting a PAPER PIECING SEW ALONG.  You can make a Christmas banner, a table runner or a mini wall hanging.  We think either one is guaranteed to make your 2020 holidays brighter!

The first block is a rustic evergreen tree.  For printing these patterns, we suggest using thin copy paper or a special paper made for paper piecing from your favorite quilting store.

Since I am a novice at paper piecing, I used colored pencils to ...

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November 27, 2019
The Patchsmith's Sampler Sew-Along - blocks 1, 2, and 3 from Amy Made That

Hello, Friends!
Have you ever joined a sew-along?
I would highly recommend one that is going on right now

over at The Patchsmith's lovely blog:

To get started, order your copy of the book,
The Patchsmith's Sampler Quilt Blocks here on Craftsy.
There are 50 amazing blocks,
fun for anyone to create, 
whether you are an experienced stitcher, 
or someone who is just developing your sewing skills!



The book is priced at only $12.99 - what a bargain!
It's in PDF format, and you can choose to print any or all pages.
I'm just using the ...

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October 21, 2019
Make This: Double Crossed Quilt Block Tutorial from The Cloth Parcel

We have a fun new quilt block tutorial for you today! Say hello to the Double Crossed Block. It’s an upsized version of the Christmas Plus quilt block that we designed for Moda Bake Shop, finishing at 12.5″ square (12″ square once pieced into a quilt). We also added that little pop of red on […]

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October 14, 2019
10 Soft Toy Blocks You Can Sew from Patchwork Posse

Soft toy blocks are so cute and simple to sew! They make great presents for any occasion.  Personalize them with initials, fussy cut the squares, add fun faces…the options are endless really!

You’ll find a full collection of fabric toy blocks here- some large, some small, some different shapes! 

Time to have some fun!

FREE SOFT TOY BLOCK TUTORIALS

Materials:

Fabric- pick it up at Connecting threads or Fat Quarter Shop

Polyfil stuffing

Needle and thread

Supplies you may need:

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10 Soft Toy Blocks You Can Sew from Patchwork Posse

Soft toy blocks are so cute and simple to sew! They make great presents for any occasion.  Personalize them with initials, fussy cut the squares, add fun faces…the options are endless really!

You’ll find a full collection of fabric toy blocks here- some large, some small, some different shapes! 

Time to have some fun!

FREE SOFT TOY BLOCK TUTORIALS

Materials:

Fabric- pick it up at Connecting threads or Fat Quarter Shop

Polyfil stuffing

Needle and thread

Supplies you may need:

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May 21, 2018
Look How They Shine For You from Girl x Fabric

Previously I talked about starting my Jaybird journey with Gazebo.  With that done, I’m on to Night Sky. Like Gazebo, this is much simpler than it looks.  Night Sky uses the Sidekick ruler, which has a bunch of lines all over it as well. But once you understand how it works and use it, it’s... Continue Reading →

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