New product! The QuickMark Ruler!

Hi Everyone!  I am so excited to introduce to you my first ever designed ruler - the QuickMark Ruler! This has been in the works for a while, so I am happy to let you know that it is finally available. I designed this ruler so that I could have more options with marking while working on my quilts. You know that I mark A LOT when I quilt and that isn't going to change for my custom quilting, so...
December 14, 2017 by Judi

Candy Cane Wall Hanging! Merry Christmas!

Free Pattern!  My gift to you this Christmas season.  Read on!
Okay, so I just had to make something to reflect the time of year right now and I have always loved candy canes.  As you can see, this fabulous Candy Cane wall hanging is just perfect for the season, I love it.  The design was really fun to come up with, and it was even more fun putting together.

I wanted to incorporate a star in the...
December 12, 2016 by Judi

Flower Patch QAL Tutorial

As promised here is my tutorial for my Flower Patchquilt. I had a lot of fun with this and I hope you enjoy the tutorial. It's just me in my studio in a non-professional set up, so please take that into consideration as you are watching. I did the video editing by myself, but I have to thank my niece Kaija for holding the camera for me. So, watch this and then make your own quilt ;-) I would love...
August 02, 2014 by Judi
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Video Tutorial

Okay, promise not to laugh at my cheesy tutorial with funky disco music.  Just remember I have a very limited movie making budget (hehe) and I only have 2.2 seconds in between needy kids to put together a tutorial - so if you don't like it, don't tell me. Otherwise, enjoy! And let me know if you try out my diamond sashing. Have a great weekend everyone.
March 23, 2013 by Judi
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Video Tutorial

Okay, I had a little too much fun putting this video together. It is around 6 minutes, so hunker down and plan for that. By the end of the video you will either be dancing or thinking I am the biggest dork - either way I had fun putting this together. I hope you like it!
August 01, 2012 by Judi
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Directional Compass quilting block tutorial


Okay - here is how I drew out my directional compass quilting block from my latest quilt. I hope this tutorial is helpful to you all and I hope you can try it out soon!


The block is a 7" square - so I will show you how to draw the guidelines according to that size. First draw a line from the top to bottom of the square, then from the left side to the right side. After you have drawn those lines -...
February 10, 2012 by Judi
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Simple Diamond sash quilting tutorial...

diamond quilting tutorial

Okay - this may be something you all know how to do - but I figured I would share how I have been doing my diamond sash quilting. I want your feedback at the end of the post - are you okay with pictures, or would you rather have video? Was this something you wanted to know? Be honest - I hope I can handle it...............


This sash is 2 x 13 inches. I want to get a diamond shape, so I draw a...
December 06, 2011 by Judi
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Dragonfly Tutorial Video

Okay - don't make fun of me - I am not a camera kind of girl, but I did a little tutorial on my Dragonfly Template. I hope it is helpful to you quilters out there!

September 27, 2011 by Judi
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Flower Swirl Quilting Tutorial

So - here's my video - don't laugh at me. I am not the best on a camera, but I hope you get a chance to try out my flower swirl quilting pattern. It's really fun. And - I don't have a studio yet, so just don't pay attention to the background!

August 23, 2010 by Judi
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Quilting Feather Circle Video

So, here is a quilting video for you! I didn't smile once, but really it was just because of nerves! I hope this is helpful as you make your feather circles! Let me know what you think!

Okay- I used a blue water pen on this customer quilt. I haven't had any trouble with the pens, I have always been able to get the blue pen out, even if I have had to spray twice and rub it with a clean cloth....
February 19, 2010 by Judi
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