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Easy Improv Stratus Quilt Sew Along

Are you ready to dive in to some easy improv strip piecing and make the Stratus Quilt Pattern with me!?

From October 4th – 31st, 2021 I’ll be hosting a Sew Along to make the Stratus Quilt Pattern! Each week we will make small bits of progress towards making a completed quilt top! Of course, there will be PRIZES each week, and I’ll be showing up weekly in emails & videos to discuss the progress. Keep reading to find out all the details.

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In Quilt Patterns/ Quilting

Stratus Quilt Pattern: Easy Improv Quilt for Beginners

If you want to try out an easy improv quilt pattern featuring wonky strips, the Stratus Quilt pattern is perfect! Stratus is beginner friendly and has the perfect combination of wonky blocks and precise sashing! The addition of sashing helps to keep your improv quilt from getting too wonky!

The Stratus quilt pattern includes instructions for either an Ombre color version or a completely scrappy option too. The scrappy version makes it a great stash buster! You can use Fat Quarters or 1/3 yd. cuts for the ombre version, or any scraps for the scattered version.

See more about the Stratus Quilt in this quick video:

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A Scrappy Twist on the Sprightly Quilt Pattern

Do you have a Fat Quarter Bundle that you want to use, but just don’t know what to make with it? How about a Sprightly quilt?!

While I originally designed and wrote the Sprightly Quilt Pattern for fabric yardage, I recently made a scrappy version using Fat Quarters and I’m excited to share it with you! If you want to use a Fat Quarter bundle to make a Sprightly quilt, you’ll definitely want to check out these tips and tricks!

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In AccuQuilt/ Projects & Tutorials/ Quilting

How To Make A Custom AccuQuilt Die

Did you know you can cut out virtually ANY shape using an AccuQuilt fabric cutting machine, even if there’s not already an AccuQuilt die for that shape?! Let me tell you about how I recently ordered a CUSTOM AccuQuilt die from the AccuCut company Custom Shape Pros.

Whether you’re a quilter, sewist, fiber artist, or even paper crafter – using an AccuQuilt or AccuCut machine can drastically improve efficiency and accuracy!

In this video and blog post, I share with you the steps of the process for ordering your own custom AccuQuilt die. You’ll see my initial design concept all the way through to the actual finished die! It’s a very easy and quick process!

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In Quilting

The Ultimate Guide to Buy Quilt Fabric Online

If you’re wondering where to buy fabric online, you’ve come to the right place! Buying fabric can be so overwhelming, and even more confusing if you’re shopping for fabric online. When you’re not able to touch fabrics in person, it’s hard to know what’s good for quilting or not! Well, have no fear, I’ve been quilting for years and I’m here to help you find high quality quilting cotton from the comfort of your own home! Are you ready to shop for some quilting fabrics online?

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Floral & Fun Sprightly Quilt from my Fabric Stash

homemade emily jane sprightly floral quilt

If you’re a quilter, you have probably started your fabric collection, or stash as we like to call it! For this modern geometric throw size Sprightly quilt I decided to use fabrics from my stash, and I’m super pleased with how it turned out!

The Sprightly Quilt Pattern is written for using yardage of 4 different colors along with background fabric too. And, the pattern includes bonus instructions for using AccuQuilt to cut out your pieces if that’s your preference!

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