How to Fussy Cut & Foundation Paper Piece

ou might think that foundation paper piecing is limited…you can’t fussy cut …you can’t use directional fabric …and there is SO much waste with paper piecing! Or are these all myths. Myth!  They are all myths! In a group a while ago someone asked if you could fussy cut with paper piecing. “No,” someone said, “You can […]

Half Square Triangles on a Row – multiple hsts at a time

One of my least favorite things to sew are half square triangles. Short of starching, no matter what I do, they turn out off…then my block is off…then the row…then the quilt 😖🤦🏽‍♀️😾 I’m sure I didn’t make up this method, but it works for perfect squares. 1. Cut the squares to the size you […]

Christmas Star EPP Finishing Block

As I have been stitching my Christmas Star EPP blocks, I’ve been wondering, “How do I bring this home?” 🤔  How do I finish the quilt?  I’ve thought about more blocks…eh…  I’ve thought about half blocks…then it occurred to me: I could have ANOTHER block to really emphasize the secondary shape! And that’s what I […]