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December 28, 2018
Summery Vibes: Sun Kissed Fabric Collection from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

Even though it's technically winter, here in Florida we're used to warm sunshine this time of year! You'll often find us Floridians decorating palm tress with Christmas lights, and there's been several years where I've even gone to the beach on New Year's Day with the family. 

With this in mind, we decided to stick to what we know and bring in some warmer climates with Maureen Cracknell’s latest collection, Sun Kissed! Inspired by soaking up the sunshine and glowing skin after a cool swim, this fabric line features cute smiley suns, swimming ...

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December 14, 2018
Easy Pillowcase Tutorial & Pattern UPDATED from Stitching Through Life Blog

Easy Pillowcase Tutorial & Pattern UPDATED

Easy Pillowcase Pattern - Cover Page 1

Cut Your Fabrics

Easy Pillowcase Pattern & Tutorial - Cut Your Fabric Page 2

Press Your Fabric

Easy Pillowcase Pattern & Tutorial - Press your Fabric then Layer Page 3

  • Flannel F47775 Red And Green Plaid

    Flannel F47775 Red And Green Plaid

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  • Flannel F47775 Green And Navy

    Flannel F47775 Green And Navy Plaid

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  • Flannel Red Black Buffalo Plaid Check Fabric F455

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Layer your Easy Pillowcase in a PBJ then stitch it as a burrito!

Easy Pillowcase Pattern & Tutorial - Stitch down the raw edges

Pull your excess Pillowcase fabric from you burrito.

Easy Pillowcase Pattern & Tutorial - Pull Loose Fabric from Burrito, Press and TRIM Page 5

Stitch around your pillowcase with wrong sides together to make your French Seam.

Easy Pillowcase Pattern & Tutorial - Pin & Stitch around Pillowcase Wrong Sides Facing Each Other Page 6

Carefully ...

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December 6, 2018
EASY No Binding Quilted Cookie Sheet Hot Pad from Stitching Through Life Blog

EASY No Binding Quilted Cookie Sheet Hot Pad

Page 1 EASY - NO BINDING Quilted Cookie Sheet Hot Pad Pattern

Cut your fabric for your EASY No Binding Quilted Cookie Sheet Hot Pad

 

Page 2 Stitch Handles Together

Make the Handles for your EASY No Binding Quilted Cookie Sheet Hot Pad

Page 3 Stitch Your Handles


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    Green Stripe 1/8th by Riley Blake Designs C495

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  • Modern Christmas Fat Quarter Bundle

    Modern Christmas 32 Fat Quarter Bundle

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Quilt the handles of your EASY no binding Cookie Sheet Hot ...

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December 2, 2018
Quilted Cookie Sheet Hot Pad Tutorial from Stitching Through Life Blog

Make your very own practical Quilted Cookie Sheet Hot Pad for getting large items out of your oven.

Download your Quilted Cookie Sheet Hot Pad Pattern HERE
Quilted Cookie Sheet Hot Pad Pattern Page 1 Cover
Material Needed and Cutting Instructions for your Quilted Cookie Sheet Hot Pad
Quilted Cookie Sheet Hot Pad Page 2 Cut Your Fabric
Stitch your fabrics together and quilt your handles for your Cookie Sheet Hot Pad
November 28, 2018
Curved Soup Bowl Hot Pad Cozy Tutorial from Stitching Through Life Blog

Curved Soup Bowl Hot Pad Cozy Tutorial

Download your PATTERN HERE!

Let’s make some Curved Soup Bowl Hot Pad Cozies!  Are you ready!

Curved Soup Bowl Hotpad Cozy Page 2 Cut Fabric Squares

Let’s get our 10 inch square cut!  Easy Peasy!

Curved Soup Bowl Hotpad Cozy Page 3 Stitch Your X

Stitch your “X” on your fabric and batting!

Curved Soup Bowl Hotpad Cozy Page 4 Tapered Markings

Draw ...

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November 22, 2018
DIY Handmade Holiday Gifts Tutorial from Stitching Through Life Blog

DIY Handmade Holiday Gifts Tutorial

Making Handmade Holiday Gifts makes me excited for Holidays!  Creating Holiday gifts with the Cricut Maker just gives a professional look and cut!  

Soup Bowl Cozy – fabric sewing

Cricut Maker Buffalo Plaid Rounded Soup Cozies (2)

Curved edges on the quilted cozy soup bowls softens their look.   They are so handy to make a set and stack on top of each other.  

Cricut Maker Buffalo Plaid Rounded Soup Cozies
For the free Curved Soup Bowl Cozies subscribe below!  Nest together and stitch on the blue line!  

 

Download Your Curved Soup Bowl Hotpad Cozy Pattern PDF

Enjoy a 9 page pdf pattern download with step by step instructions for the Curved ...

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September 19, 2018
DIY Woodland Fox Fawn Owl Costume with Cricut from Stitching Through Life Blog

DIY Woodland Fox Fawn Owl Costume with Cricut

Easily create your own DIY Woodland Fox, Fawn or Owl Costume with Cricut!  These costumes went together so quickly and inexpensively too!

Easy Quick DIY Fawn Costume Pottery Barn Hack

This Fawn DIY Easy Woodland Costume is going to create a smile on your littles face!  Can you notice the iron on white spots on the Fawn’s back?


Our Fox is just enchanting with the stuffed fur tail, toile skirt and fur vest.  All fabric purchased at Joann Fabric Store!


Felt colorful flowers accented by white fur make this headpiece endearing.


Our Owl looks wise and curious!  This DIY ...

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August 17, 2018
Sew Together & Finish Your Cricut Riley Blake Quilt Kit from Stitching Through Life Blog

Sew Together & Finish Your Cricut Riley Blake Quilt Kit

Sew Together & Finish Your Cricut Riley Blake Quilt Kit!  Trying to support you in having no UFO’s (Unfinished Projects)!  I really want to give you all the tools to complete your quilt!

Getting Cozy with a Tribal Throw Christmas Quilt web

This Tribal Throw Quilt is so COZY that I made myself some hot cocoa and lite the fireplace!  It was so cozy that my Cavalier Spaniel, Lady, had to come snuggle too!

Here is the video all about finishing the Tribal Throw from Facebook! I’m sorry it went a bit fuzzy, as I was streaming live to ...

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August 16, 2018
Quilting made easy with Riley Blake and Cricut – Part 3 of 3 from Expect Moore

Welcome to the 3rd part of this video and quilting series! Over the past weeks I have been working on making a Christmas Quilt using Riley Blake Fabrics and the Cricut Maker. In Part One I showed you how I selected the fabric and pattern. In Part Two I showed you how all the pieces were cut. And today… today we are piecing the Half Log Cabin Throw quilt top!

Quilting Made Easy with Riley Blake and Cricut PArt 3 - Learn how to piece the quarter log cabin quilt pattern!

 

To finish up this series I’ve created another video. This video is long, but oh-so-comprehensive! I’ll be holding your hand and taking you step-by-step through how to make ...

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August 6, 2018
How to cut Riley Blake Quilt Kit Fabric on the Cricut Maker from Stitching Through Life Blog

How to cut Riley Blake Quilt Kit Fabric on the Cricut Maker

How to cut Riley Blake Quilt Kit Fabric on the Cricut Maker

Let’s use a Riley Blake Cricut Comfort and Joy Quilt Kit to cut out fabric with the Cricut Maker!  This Possibilities Riley Blake Quilt Kit with the Comfort and Joy Fabric Collection will make a Tribal Throw Quilt.

In this video, I will show you how to prep your fabric and start cutting it out on the Cricut Maker.

Steps introduced in the video above:

Cricut Easy Press Iron Fabric 2

Press your fabric with the Cricut EasyPress to put on ...

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July 31, 2018
10 Ways the Cricut Maker Can Help With Quilting! Your New Bestfriend! from Stitching Through Life Blog

10 Ways the Cricut Maker Can Help With Quilting! Your New Bestfriend!

 

10 Ways the Cricut Maker Can Help With Quilting! Your New Bestfriend!

  1. ACCURACY 

The Cricut Maker accurately cut out shapes to any quilt blocks.

All Cut with the Cricut Maker Tula Pink City Sampler

This is especially critical when making a 6 inch square block with 29 pieces.  With any cutting error the block will not square up to fit into your quilt.  Even my puppy and tortoise can see that this is one squared up block!  Thank you Cricut Maker for the accurate cutting!

All Cut with the Cricut Maker Tula Pink City Sampler 24 piece quilt block

  1. Quilting Will Be Enjoyable

Easily stitch your quilt block together after cutting your blocks out with the Cricut Maker

Enjoy stitching your quilt pieces together with the accurate ...

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July 27, 2018
Quilting made easy with Riley Blake and Cricut – Part 2 from Expect Moore

I’m excited to share part 2 of my “Quilting Made Easy” series with Riley Blake and Cricut. When Cricut offered to send me a Riley Blake quilt kit of my choice to share with y’all, and show you how easy it is to whip up a quilt when Cricut takes care of the bulk of the cutting, I was excited! I love sharing innovative ways to approach quilting, and these quilt kits are a fantastic way for both beginners and experienced quilters to put together quilts that look beautiful every time!

Last week I showed you how easy ...

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July 19, 2018
How to Plan a Riley Blake Quilt Kit with the Cricut Maker from Stitching Through Life Blog

How to Plan a Riley Blake Quilt Kit with the Cricut Maker

Cricut Maker Possibilities Quilt Kit with Riley Blake Designs Comfort and Joy Fabric is a quilting treat together!  Have you seen a quilt kit that can become one of four quilts?

Cricut Riley Blake Possibilities Quilt Kit Comfort & Joy

Which quilt would you make with the Comfort & Joy fabric?  Checkmate Quilt? All Wrapped Up Quilt?  Star Burst Quilt?  or Big Star Quilt?    To see this quilt kit for sale in the Cricut Online Store click here.  

Cricut Riley Blake Possibilities Quilt Kit Comfort & Joy Tribal Throw Quilt

But wait….  There is more… in Cricut Design Space there is a Tribal Quilt that also works with the ...

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Quilting Made Easy with Riley Blake and Cricut from Expect Moore

As an avid quilter, I love it when quilting can be made easier. There are so many steps and parts to quilting, so when some of those can be taken out for us, it makes quilting easier (and more enjoyable)! Quilt kits are a great option when looking to make a quilt. You know that all the fabric you need is in the kit (yay for no quilt math!), and you know that all the fabrics will work together wonderfully. That is why I was super excited when Cricut asked me to share a bit about their new Riley Blake ...

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March 27, 2018
Farmhouse Window Quilt Tribute to Nancy Zieman from Stitching Through Life Blog

Farmhouse Window Quilt Tribute to Nancy Zieman

Farmhouse Window Quilt Tribute to Nancy Zieman with Farmhouse Floral Fabric Collection by Riley Blake Designs. Join in tribute to Nancy Zieman that dedicated her life to sewing and quilting. She passed away in 2017 with her first fabric collection with Riley Blake Designs Farmhouse Floral! Farmhouse Window Quilt Pattern included with the kit.  Do you remember watching Sewing with Nancy?  What did you learn from Nancy?

Farmhouse Window Quilt Kit Tribute to Nancy Sew Along

I absolutely LOVE the charm of this fabric collection and designed this quilt to celebrate it! The fabric kit includes everything you need to make the ...

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March 21, 2018
Quilt Block Design Board Hack Tutorial from Stitching Through Life Blog

Quilt Block Design Board Hack

Quilt Block Design Board Hack!  How to make your own Quilt Block Design Boards Tutorial!

Quilt Block Design Boards dwindle my hesitation in piecing as the fabric stays put. With more quilty confidence, I can make my quilt blocks faster without second guessing myself or constantly rechecking instructions.  This means less seam ripping.  AND if you use the 100% Cotton Batting then your design board doubles as a handy surface to press on too!  Hey that’s less time running to the ironing board and means accurate quilt blocks!  Quilty partay dance!

7a Quilt Hack - Arrange Quilt Block Pieces on a Felt Design Board from Foam Core so the Pieces Stay Put
7a Quilt Hack ...

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March 14, 2018
Stitch Happens Sew Along – Come Quilt with Us from Stitching Through Life Blog

Stitch Happens Sew Along – Come Quilt with Us

Stitch Happens Sew Along – Come Quilt with Us!  Look at all the quilt block you can learn how to make with Live Videos that are saved for you to view anytime on Facebook or YouTube.  If you are already a seasoned quilter then this will be a quick sew for YOU!  The quilt is only 38 inches by 40 inches that can adorn our sewing area walls to celebrate our love of quilting!  Let’s see how many of these Sewing Machine Quilts will be hanging around the world as a community ...

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February 16, 2018
Use Quilt Markers to Sew Quilt Blocks Accurate from Stitching Through Life Blog

Use Quilt Markers to Sew Your Quilt Blocks Together

Use Quilt Markers to Sew Your Quilt Blocks Together!  These Quilt Markers are the best tool to remember which pattern you want to sew your quilt blocks together.

Quilt Markers being used on the layout of this quilt
Quilt Markers being used on the layout of this quilt

In the Stitches Quilting Free Download you can find 26 Letters and 24 Numbers to keep your blocks and rows organized.

Quilt Markers cut out and ready to use by Stitches Quilting Free Download PDF
Quilt Markers cut out and ready to use by Stitches Quilting Free Download PDF


Quilt Markers Download includes 26 Letters and 24 Alphabets

Stacking Quilt Blocks Use Quilt Markers Free Download with 24 Numbers 26 Letters from Stitches Quilting
Stacking Quilt Blocks Use Quilt Markers Free Download with ...

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February 10, 2018
Lets Bake Sew Along Quilt Organization from Stitching Through Life Blog

Lets Bake Sew Along Quilt Organization

Lets Bake Sew Along Quilt Organization is needed to manage all the many pieces and things to do for this baking quilt!

At Stitches Quilting, we designed Let’s Bake Sew Along Quilt Custom Organization sheets just for YOU!  This way you won’t lose all those adorable pieces of fabric and supplies!

Let's Bale Sew Along Binder Organization

So… download the printable and get organized with a 3 ring binder and sheet protectors!

Check out the 1st page of the 33 page download to help you feel progress as you make your Let’s Bake Sew Along Blocks

Let's Bale Sew Along Quilt Block Progress

There ...

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February 1, 2018
You Are Loved Heart Quilt from Stitching Through Life Blog

You Are Loved Heart Quilt

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You Are Loved Heart Quilt Kit Quiltalong Stitches Quilting with Deanna Wall

This is the layout of the You Are Loved Quilt Pattern.  Recognize the half square triangles and full squares in the pattern below.

You Are Loved Heart Quilt Digital Pattern

Here is everything that will be included in your quilt kit.

What items will be in your kit of You Are Loved Heart Quilt Pattern

Let’s make those half square triangles

How to Make You Are Loved Half Square Triangle Quilt Block

Arrange your blocks and rows of squares.  Take a photograph on your smart phone.  Use the photograph as a reference as you are stitching your blocks into rows at a 1/4 inch seam allowance.  Join your rows together by carefully pinning and nesting your seams together.

How to lay out your You Are Loved Heart Quilt pattern

Remember you want to place your black ...

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