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February 13, 2019
Fuel Quilt Block – Live Well Live Strong Quilt from Stitching Through Life Blog

Fuel Quilt Block – Live Well Live Strong Quilt

Fuel Your Body & Mind with Adequate Sleep, Food, Water & Positive Environment

How could adequate fuel for your body spark joy?  Let’s talk about it!

Spark Joy In Your Life - Live Well Live Strong Quilt Sew Along

The Fuel Quilt Block is the first week on our Live Well Live Strong Quilt Sew Along!  It is so exciting to finally be here with all of you on this journey!

What fuel do you bring in to your body? Freedom Challenge Quilt Block for the Live Well Live Strong Quilt available exclusively at Stitches Quilting.

How we fuel our bodies makes a difference in how we feel.  The half square triangles in this block are so simple like the principle of ideally fueling our bodies.  It is easy to get ...

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January 23, 2019
Hawaiian Quilt Block Tutorial Free Pattern from Stitching Through Life Blog

Hawaiian Quilt Block Tutorial Free Pattern

Hawaiian Quilt Block Tutorial Free Pattern is finally available!   I’m EXCITED to share this!

Quilting on the Beach Retreat

FIRST THOUGH… !  I will be an instructor in Hawaii on the Big Island at Quilting on the Beach February 2 – 9, 2019!  I will be teaching the Live Well Live Strong Quilt all day February 4th!  I hope you can come and enjoy the spirit of quilting in Hawaii along with numerous other classes offered!  If you can’t join me in Hawaii, we will have a virtual sew along around the globe that will start February 1, so ...

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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

    Flannel Red And Black Buffalo Plaid Check Fabric F455

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  • Flannel Buffalo Plaid Black White Fabric F455 Check

    Flannel Black and White 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 One Eighth C495

    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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    Christmas Delivery PLUS 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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October 18, 2018
Cricut Maker vs. Air Explore 2 from Stitching Through Life Blog

Cricut Maker vs. Air Explore 2

Which machine is right for YOU? – Cricut Maker vs. Air Explore 2

A Cricut Machine opens up a world of possibilities!  The projects I daydream about, I’m able to create with a polished look by using Cricut!  So which machine is right for you?  It depends on what you want to create and most importantly what you think you will create in the future.  

Cricut MAKER vs AIR EXPLORE 2 Which Machine for YOU

 

 

Think of the Cricut Maker like an iPhone

Think of the Cricut Maker like an iPhone

Your smart or iPhone updates the firmware and apps all the time!  The Cricut Maker is built with few buttons so ...

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September 27, 2018
Trendsetting DIY Quilting Tees with Cricut EasyPress 2 and Quilt Tips from Stitching Through Life Blog

Trendsetting DIY Quilting Tees with Cricut EasyPress 2 and Quilt Tips

I’ve always wanted a Quilting Tee – but never found one that I really liked.   Created my own Trendsetting DIY Quilting Tees using the Cricut EasyPress 2!   What fun it was too!

Just Quilt Sweatshirt Supplies Needed-2

Grab some of your favorite basic clothing pieces!  At H&M, I found some modern shaped sweatshirts and t-shirts with trendy colors.  Gather together the design you would like to use along with the color of iron on to coordinate with your clothing article.  Click here to make the “Just Quilt” Graphic tee in the Cricut Community ...

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September 16, 2018
Live Well Live Strong Quilt Sew Along from Stitching Through Life Blog

Live Well Live Strong Quilt Sew Along

I’m bursting at the seams – excited to introduce the Live Well Live Strong Quilt Sew Along.  The Live Well Live Strong Quilt is all about Women’s Health & Wellness!  This quilt is a reflection of my growth as I have stitched & quilted through the years.  I wanted to share this with all of YOU!

Live Well Live Stong Quilt Summary

You will find 26 blocks in this quilt with 26 different meanings of Health and Wellness!  The Live Well Live Strong Quilt with be a 6 month sew along with us making a block each week!  Live Videos ...

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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 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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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 14, 2018
Happy Quilty Valentines from Stitching Through Life Blog

Happy Quilty Valentines

Happy Quilty Valentines! My husband has probably listened to this video 200 times in the last month on repeat driving his sweet car around town. I hope he is thinking about ME! I love this man that supports my quilty life and joins in on the FUN!

What are you doing for Valentines? Let me share more of the quilty fun things we have made this last month or that I have seen this last year!

XOXO, Deanna

The post Happy Quilty Valentines appeared first on Stitches Quilting.

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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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