Sewing & Quilting Blog

Ideas and inspiration from artist & fabric designer Tara Reed

FREE QUILT BLOCK TUTORIAL: Maple Star

FREE QUILT BLOCK TUTORIAL: Maple Star

FREE QUILT BLOCK TUTORIAL: Maple StarThe Maple Star​ is another classic quilting block that is simple to create and versatile to use. I used my Send Me To the Woods fabric from Riley Blake designs to show you how to create this block. The Maple...

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TUTORIAL: Button Up Neck Warmer

TUTORIAL: Button Up Neck Warmer

FREE SEWING TUTORIAL: Button Up Neck Warmer Looking for a quick and easy scarf pattern? A great way to stay warm in the winter and they make great gifts!MATERIALS LIST: 10" x 29" fabric for front (I used Buffalo Plaid Gray from my Send Me to the...

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FREE QUILT BLOCK TUTORIAL: Sawtooth Star

FREE QUILT BLOCK TUTORIAL: Sawtooth Star

FREE QUILT BLOCK TUTORIAL: Sawtooth StarThe Sawtooth Star​ is another classic quilting block that is simple to create and versatile to use. I used my Homestead Life Fabric from Riley Blake designs to show you how to create this block. The Sawtooth...

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FREE QUILT BLOCK TUTORIAL: Bear Paw

FREE QUILT BLOCK TUTORIAL: Bear Paw

FREE QUILT BLOCK TUTORIAL: Bear Paw​ Want to learn to sew a quick and versatile quilt block? The churn dash quilt block (also known as the monkey wrench quilt block) is a great place to start! This tutorial includes a chart with measurements to...

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QUILT BLOCK TUTORIAL: Shoofly Block

QUILT BLOCK TUTORIAL: Shoofly Block

FREE QUILT BLOCK TUTORIAL: Shoofly Block Want to learn to sew a versatile quilt block? The Shoofly Block is great for projects small and large and quick to put together! This tutorial creates a 9" block - a chart follows to show how to create a 6...

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Quilt Block Tutorial: Simple Nine Patch

Quilt Block Tutorial: Simple Nine Patch

QUILT BLOCK TUTORIAL: Simple Nine Patch Block The nine patch quilt block is one of the most basic blocks but also one of the most versatile! It's a great block for beginners and to use with kids to practice cutting, sewing even seams and pressing....

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QUILT BLOCK TUTORIAL: Economy Block

QUILT BLOCK TUTORIAL: Economy Block

FREE QUILT BLOCK TUTORIAL: Economy BlockThe Economy Block is another classic quilting block that is simple to create and versatile to use. It's also a great block to use with the Main Print in my Send Me to the Woods fabric line!  I fussy cut one...

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FREE TUTORIAL: Lodge Themed Table Runner

FREE TUTORIAL: Lodge Themed Table Runner

FREE TUTORIAL: Send Me to the Woods Table Runner Looking for a quick and easy to bring the wilderness indoors? Need a gift that will make the recipient go "WOW!!!"? Love a lodge decor theme and want to make something new? Send Me To the Woods Table...

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