Archive | August, 2020

Simplifying Difficult Quilt Blocks

See this block? This is a block from the Dear Jane Quilt (if you don’t know what that is go here  Admittedly Dear Jane is not a beginner quilt.  While there are some pretty simple blocks in the quilt (thank goodness), most of the blocks are challenging.  And then there are few like the […]

Drafting Complicated Blocks

Today I’d like to address a top which isn’t discussed among quilters much any longer.  It’s kind of like the blog on graphing I did a few weeks ago  —  it’s one not heard much today, but once you know how to do it, it can really free up your creativity on so many levels.  […]

Give Me an Inch….

In a previous blog, I mentioned I have been receiving email from my readers at a pretty good pace this year.  Most of the time I do try to respond to each person who takes the time to write me, or follow up on the comments left at the bottom of my blog.  However, there […]

How to Sew An Almost-Perfect Quilt Block

Writing this year’s blog has been so much fun!  I’ve gotten emails from readers who are asking questions about topics and that just thrills my soul!  Keep them coming!  If you have a question, please feel free to email me at, but be sure to send me a message in the comment section of […]