What do you do to relax? Do put together jigsaw puzzles or work on crosswords? Do you enjoy pulling weeds or folding laundry? We all have our quirks, but the truth is, creating order out of chaos is the most satisfying feeling in the world. It’s what draws us to quilting and keeps us coming back for more.
This week’s new quilt is made with stacks and stacks of little pieces. This is the kind of project that just melts away my stress. Stitch by stitch, block by block, those pieces come together into a beautiful quilt and I am left feeling peaceful and accomplished and pretty darn proud of myself!
The Rising Star Quilt is so striking, yet so simple to make (aren’t those the best?)! This simple block was created by Mr. Jenny (Jenny’s husband Ron) and you’ll hear all about that in the video tutorial. You will also see some different ways to arrange the blocks to create a completely different look!
Click to watch the tutorial and shop for all the supplies you need to make this quilt! Happy quilting! #risingstarquilt
There’s nothing as quaint as a small town. (Of course, as small town folks ourselves, we may be a tad bit biased!) I’m talking about the kind of place where you can step off your front porch and follow the sidewalk to the library, the park, or the corner bakery. It’s the kind of place where kids can ride their bikes all the way across town and the neighbors are friendly and familiar.
Today’s new tutorial, The Crosswalk Quilt, was inspired by a beautiful line of fabric called Neighborhood. It’s simple and sweet, but intricate and eye-catching all at once.
Click on the image to watch the tutorial and get all the supplies you need to make your own Crosswalk Quilt! And if you share on social media, make sure you tag us and use #crosswalkquilt.
I just love the look of quilts that have the most beautiful flower quilt patterns… they just always look so difficult to achieve! That’s why we’ve adapted this gorgeous Prairie Flower Quilt to be made with our best friends, precuts! This one in particular is made with 10″ squares and the result is just stunning!
Here is your basic supply list as well as the finished size of the quilt if you want to make it exactly the way that Jenny Doan made it!
Click on the button to watch the tutorial and find all the supplies you need to create your own version of the Prairie Flower Quilt!
Have you bitten off a little more than you can chew this year with your holiday projects? We all love giving homemade gifts, but sometimes we forget how much work goes into making them! Well, jump right into the festive MSQC spirit, watch a few fabulous tutorials, and in no time you’ll be full of holiday cheer and ready to tackle that gift list you’ve been avoiding!
Here is a list of ten simple projects that are truly quick and easy. You’ll be able to finish any of these gifts just in time to sneak them under the tree! And here’s the bonus: Each one has a FREE VIDEO TUTORIAL to teach you how to make it step by step!!
If you’ve never used zippers in your projects before, you’ll be amazed at how easy it truly is! Watch the tutorial once and you’ll find yourself making little pouches of all shapes and sizes for the whole family! It takes so little time you could practically make them on Christmas Eve!
This tutorial is so much fun and you won’t believe how awesome the results are! It takes about half an hour to make one of these cuties. Fill them up with something special (or yummy!) and give them out to a dozen of your friends!
Sewing a beautiful, personalized pillowcase is such a thoughtful, fun project and it doesn’t take much time at all! Make the holidays even more special with pillowcases for the whole family and you won’t have trouble pleasing everyone on your gift list.
Everyone seems to be getting new technology for Christmas, but what will they put their tablets in? That’s where you come to the rescue! It’s a practical and thoughtful gift for the techies in your life!
Don’t forget man’s best friend! This simple pet bed is like a pillowcase stuffed with all your fabric scraps! It’s the perfect way to use up all the excess fabric and batting you have around the house. It will keep your pet comfy and cozy all winter long!
This great tutorial teaches you how to make a stunning tote bag from a jelly roll! Once you get going, you might not be able to stop! You’ll be finding any excuse to make another! They are a lot of fun to put together and take less than a couple hours to finish!
Don’t have time to sew a quilt this Christmas? Jenny Doan’s got the perfect solution for you! Quick, personalized, no sew-blankets will help you survive the holiday rush! Everyone loves cuddling up with their favorite blanket. This is a project even the kids can help with!
Do you know a child with loads of action figures? Control the clutter by making a special place to keep them! This handy action figure holder has clear pockets on the front and holds 24 figurines. That’s 24 fewer to step on! It hangs on the wall or folds up for easy storage.