Bee Happy Sew Along: Week 5

Week 5 of Lori Holt’s Bee Happy Sew Along is here, and we are excited to start working on the third row of the fabulous Bee Happy quilt! Lori walks us through her easy applique technique with photos and step-by-step instructions. You can find more information and a video tutorial for Lori’s applique technique HERE. … Continue reading Bee Happy Sew Along: Week 5


Bee Happy Block Party: Mason Jars Mini Quilt

  Have you been following along with Lori Holt’s Bee Happy Sew Along? We’re having a Bee Happy Block Party featuring little projects taken straight from the Bee Happy Sew Along! Today we’re excited to feature Bev, from Flamingo Toes, who used the Mason Jar Sew Along Tutorial to make this adorable mini quilt with … Continue reading Bee Happy Block Party: Mason Jars Mini Quilt


Doll House Days: Dolly Book Tour

We are super excited to kick off Elea Lutz’ Dolly Book Tour with a fabulous post by the very talented Faith Essenburg at the Sarana Ave. blog! Dolly, written by Elea Lutz, is a sweet little project book loaded with sewing projects that have Elea’s signature timeless charm written all over each and every page. … Continue reading Doll House Days: Dolly Book Tour


Bee Happy Sew Along: Truck and Trailer Block Tutorial

  Week 4 of Lori Holt’s Bee Happy Sew Along is here and it’s time to assemble the truck & trailer block! For all of you glamping fans out there, this is the block you have been waiting for! How cute is that puppy in the back of the truck?   Click HERE to hop … Continue reading Bee Happy Sew Along: Truck and Trailer Block Tutorial


Zinnia the Zebra Meets Riley Blake Designs Basics

Meet Zinnia the Zebra! Isn’t she gorgeous? When Riley Blake Designer asked me if I would like to try out her latest pattern, I took a look at that zebra batting her eyelashes, and said, “heck ya, count me in!” This Zinnia Zebra Quilt Pattern is inspired by Melissa’s latest and totally fabulous fabric line, … Continue reading Zinnia the Zebra Meets Riley Blake Designs Basics


Week 3 Tutorial: Bee Happy Sew Along

Today marks Week 3 of Lori Holt’s Bee Happy Sew Along and we are totally hooked! It is so fun seeing these cute blocks coming together! How cute is this little bird? And don’t you love the background fabric? This is part of Lori Holt’s new Bee Basics collection. These basics are fabulous background and … Continue reading Week 3 Tutorial: Bee Happy Sew Along


Bee Happy Sew Along Step-By-Step Tutorial: Butterflies, Flowers and Spools

It’s Week 2 of Lori Holt’s Bee Happy Sew Along! This week, Lori is showing us how to make three fun blocks. These sweet butterflies are first up – simple and oh so sweet! You’ll also find instructions for these cute flower and spool blocks. We love the extra detail of the hand stitching on … Continue reading Bee Happy Sew Along Step-By-Step Tutorial: Butterflies, Flowers and Spools


Bee Happy Sew Along With Lori Holt

It’s time! Today marks Day 1 of Lori Holt’s much anticipated Bee Happy Sew Along! We will be learning Lori’s applique tips and techniques for three blocks today. The Tulip Pot block above, the Two Trees and the Sunshine blocks are all covered in step-by-step instructions on Lori’s blog. Click HERE to visit Lori’s blog, … Continue reading Bee Happy Sew Along With Lori Holt


Favorite Crinkled & Frayed Sunshine Gingham Quilt

We’re clinging to these last days of summer in the form of fabric sunshiny goodness that we can carry around with us year round! I’m talking about this totally lovable Crinkled & Frayed Sunshine Baby Quilt. For the gingham quilt background, I used Simple Simon’s GINGHAM BABY QUILT TUTORIAL. This is a simple, straightforward tutorial. … Continue reading Favorite Crinkled & Frayed Sunshine Gingham Quilt


Heart and Daisy Applique Tutorial with Lori Holt

With just ONE MORE WEEK until Lori Holt’s Bee Happy Sew Along, we are gathering our fabrics and templates and getting ready for the big start! But Lori is very kindly giving us a head start with these adorable churn dash blocks, specifically the daisy and heart blocks. Get the step-by-step tutorial for these blocks … Continue reading Heart and Daisy Applique Tutorial with Lori Holt