Homestead Life Fabric Articles

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 Star consists of: A...

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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 or 12" block as well....

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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. A simple nine patch...

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QUILT BLOCK TUTORIAL: Log Cabin Block

FREE QUILT BLOCK TUTORIAL: Log Cabin Block Want to learn to sew a quick and versatile quilt block? The log quilt block is a great place to start! This tutorial shows you how quickly you can put together a pillow, quilt or quilt block with a rolie polie (2.5" wide...

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QUILT BLOCK TUTORIAL: Churn Dash

FREE QUILT BLOCK TUTORIAL: Churn Dash 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 creates a small block - 6 1/2" square - that is the perfect...

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Participating in my first Quilt-Along

My first foray into quilting was in the early 90's (yep - I'm dating myself!) It was before the internet and when I was just out of college. First job. Then baby. Then quilts! Quilting was a solo hobby for me. I'd go to the fabric store, decide what I wanted to make,...

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TUTORIAL – Cute Little Round Fabric Bowl

Want to make cute round bowls from fabric? These are great to store your odds and ends - from sewing to hair to paper clips, everything looks better in something homemade!I found the instructions for these on aspoonfulofsugardesigns.com where they give you directions...

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Open Wide Zipper Bags

Tired of zipper bags you can’t find things in because they won’t open wide enough? This OPEN WIDE bag fixes that! Sewing tutorial

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