Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Machine Quilting Returns

Starting tomorrow you can bring your quilt tops to The Five Oaks Retreat for quilting! China Oiler, owner of CJ's Quilting, will work her magic using Edge-to-Edge or Custom quilting. Bring your own batting or purchase Quilter's Dream cotton, 80/20 or wool from CJ's. We also have lots of wide quilt backs for $14.25 per yard. Drop off, pick up and purchase supplies all in one place! Binding services offered.

For more information click here --> Machine Quilting Service

See/purchase wide quilt backs here --> Wide Quilt Backs

Monday, March 15, 2021

Another Scrap Quilt - Half Square Triangles


Using nothing but scraps and my AccuQuilt Fabric Cutter, I made this quilt with half square triangles. If you look at a log cabin block you see it has a light side and a dark side. 

Saturday, March 13, 2021

Fractured Star Video Tutorial

I made this quilt in the summer of 2017. The pattern is Fractured Star by Quiltworx. It was designed as a beginner pattern to introduce quilters to paper piecing. The quilt finishes 80″ x 80″.



This 6 lesson tutorial shows how to piece the entire top.

Monday, March 8, 2021

Scrap Garden Quilt Tutorial

 Here is the Scrap Garden quilt made entirely from scraps.



It looks complicated but it's really not. Only two blocks are used:


54-40 Or Fight - Make 32


Shoo Fly - Make 31

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Side Triangle and Corner Triangle Cutting Cart


Quilters use this triangle cutting chart when piecing a diagonal layout quilt. In a diagonal layout, blocks are placed on-point. The blocks are shown in white above. The corner triangles, shown in black, are in the corners. Side triangles, shown in gray, are along the edges.