Monday, December 10, 2018

Fiber Tuesday 184

Welcome back to Fiber Tuesday!  We only have one more Fiber Tuesday after this one.  It's been a great run and I know I've said it before but I will say it again, THANK YOU! We never would have made it this long without all of you.  I will forever be grateful for your support and the friendships made during the last 184 weeks. I hope we will all stay in touch after next week.

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Monday, December 3, 2018

Fiber Tuesday 183

Welcome back to Fiber Tuesday!  It is December!!  Holiday sewing is in full force, no matter when we start it seems like we are sewing until December 26th to get all the gifts done.  I have a few things to finish up but not a lot of sewing to be done.  I do have a few craft projects that I came up with over the weekend, it is just how my brain works.

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Monday, November 26, 2018

Fiber Tuesday 182

Welcome back to Fiber Tuesday!  Did you have a good Thanksgiving?  It was a great day here, we ate, we laughed, the weather was perfect, and we were in bed while a lot of people were shopping.  My weekend shopping consisted of two trips to the quilt shop, a "new" sewing machine, and a vet trip for flea meds for the cat. Yesterday, we had a blizzard.  It was something else.  I'm thankful our power stayed on when others weren't so lucky.

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Sunday, November 25, 2018

Using A Cricut Maker To Cut Quilt Templates

This might be the most exciting partnership I have ever done here on the blog.  I knew when I first saw the Cricut Maker it was going to be a great tool in the quilt studio.  When putting together a Christmas wishlist for quilters this was on the top of my list.  Cricut was kind enough to let me play with one and let me tell you, it was everything I thought it was going to be.  It makes cutting odd shapes that we normally need a template for a breeze.  As long as, you can get it to your computer you can have the Cricut Maker cut all those quilt templates for you.  No human error!  9 times out of 10 the problem with a quilt block that uses a special template is we goof when cutting it.

Need a template cut for your next quilt project? Let Cricut Maker do the work so you quilt pieces turn out perfectly.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Quilt-Pro Software To Make Templates

I get asked how I design my quilts often.  People aren't wanting to design something from scratch they just want to be able to lay out their quilt blocks and see what they would look like before putting them into quilt form.  I had been using Adobe Photoshop to do this but it's not user-friendly and not what I would recommend for the average user.  I was thrilled when the people over at Quilt-Pro wanted to partner up for a gift guide.  Really, after just a little bit of time with Quilt-Pro, I knew it was a winner.  I love the fact that we can print templates for quilt blocks right from the program, no more buying expensive templates for quilt blocks you'll only make for one project.

Learn how to use quiltpro software to make quilt templates