Pieceful Chitchat

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Half-square triangles set

Perfectly Pieced Half-Square Triangles: Without Drawing Lines

There are so many different ways to make half-square triangles that sometimes I think we need to step back and revisit what really works, what’s the quality of the outcome, what uses our resources (time, fabric, $) the most efficiently,   Read More »

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Aurifil January Designer of the Month: Heather Valentine

We’re barely into the new year and already so many exciting things are going on here at New Leaf Stitches.  Keep checking back for some fun news.  But now, let’s talk Aurifil!  Sweet Heather Valentine from The Sewing Loft, is the   Read More »

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Quilt Guild

Have you ever learned about something and immediately asked yourself, “Why didn’t I think of that?”  That was my thought when I learned about the online Quilt Guild that was started by Becky Jorgensen of Patchwork Posse.  Not only am   Read More »

The Littlest Thistly CPA Blog

The Littlest Thistle does Half-Square Triangles

One of the things I love about social media is finding sewing friends from all over the world.  Recently, popular blogger Katy of The Littlest Thistle (Scotland), wrote a wonderful tutorial about making HST using the Clearly Perfect Angles.  You can   Read More »

Aurifil Design Team 2016

Aurifil: Shock, Squeal, Awe, Honored

So I can finally spill the beans on this! When Pat Sloan contacted me about being a part of the Aurifil Design Team I was shocked.  With all the talent out there, I wondered why me?  Then in the quiet   Read More »

Fractal

Mini Fractal Quilt using the Kites Plus Ruler

It’s been so fun to see all of the Fractal quilts over at the Fat Quarter Shop using the Creative Grids Ruler I designed called the Kites Plus Ruler. I couldn’t resist…and had to make one of my own. I’m   Read More »

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Quiltmaker winners & Clearly Perfect Angles

Are you enjoying Quiltmaker’s blog tour this week?  Aren’t there some fabulous designers willing to share great information with you? I’d like to say a BIG thank you to all of you who took the time to visit my blog.  There   Read More »

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Nobility- Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks

How exciting! Ten volumes x 100 blocks = 1000 blocks! What an incredible resource for all of us. I hope you especially enjoy this issue.   Anyone who has quilted for any length of time can tell you there are various ways   Read More »

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BERNINA – Applique Center Circles

Jump over to my latest blog post on BERNINA’s site, We All Sew.   Appliqué  Center Circles the Easy Way – by Embroidery Machine! Kari Carr of New Leaf Stitches shares a painless way to stitch multiple appliquéd center circles for   Read More »

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Spring Market in Pictures

From set-up to tear-down, Spring Market was a whirlwind of activity.  Below are some pictures from my time in Pittsburgh. This is one of my favorites from market.  Our dear friends, Karen & Bob, helped with our booth set-up.  Karen   Read More »