Cupid’s Arrow: A Patchwork Heart Quilt Pattern


  You know that book, “If you Give a Mouse a Cookie?”…. well this project started out a lot like that book.  A few weeks ago I got the idea to make a patchwork heart pillow and began sketching it out. As I was sketching it, I thought that I should try to make it… 

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Patchwork Doll Quilt Tutorial

Patchwork Baby Doll Quilt Sewing Tutorial

      A few days before I needed to send off “the” Christmas package to my family out west, I decided that I needed to throw just “one more” gift in there.  Normally I have quite a nice time planning out projects to sew for my nieces and nephews but this year I had… 

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Project Teen – Handmade Gifts Your Teen Will Love 21 Projects to Sew

Project Teen Book by Melissa Mortenson - 21 Projects to Sew that Teens and Tweens will actually LOVE!

  Order a signed copy from me…  ships free to US addresses OR Buy from Amazon More about the book here: Book Post #1 Book Post #2   This week the preview copy of my book showed up in the mail!  I knew it was coming and walked around all day feeling both insanely nervous and… 

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50 Easter Dress Sewing Ideas

50 Sewing Ideas for Easter Dresses

  There’s a running joke in my house that if it’s the night before Easter, I’m holed away in my sewing room frantically trying to finish up my girls Easter Dresses.  I have YET one year to finish early… Sewing Easter Dresses for my girls has always been one of my ALL TIME favorite sewing… 

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A new Sewing Pattern: Nesting Dolls Zip Pouches

Nesting Dolls Zip Pouch Pattern, includes printable Matryoshka Dolls

I’m so excited to be introducing to you today my newest PDF Sewing Pattern these Nesting Doll Zip Pouches, a Matryoshka Doll Pattern. This pattern is a bit different from the patterns I’ve released in the past in that it includes printable images with the pattern, the little Matryoshka Dolls. You can buy the PDF… 

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Large Hexagon Quilt Tutorial

Hexagon Quilt Tutorial

Hi there! I’m so excited today to be sharing with  you the tutorial for this Large Hexagon Quilt. I was able to whip this Halloween Quilt up very quickly using Lori Holt’s Half Hexie Ruler. Last weekend we headed down to Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, KY for a little photoshoot. I have always photographed… 

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More sneak peeks

The Stash Books blog has got a great sneak peek at the upcoming Moda Bake Shop book Fresh Fabric Treats. One of the sneak peeks on their blog may or may not be the project that I contributed to the book… and I may or may not posted said sneak peek above…  *wink* Once I… 

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