Grandmother’s Apron Solved Many Problems

From your grandmother’s kitchen to re-runs of TV shows featuring moms from the 1950’s, the apron was a quintessential part of life for homemakers. They came in many forms and they each served a particular purpose. The fabrics were usually cotton and printed with happy designs. Some were finished with bias tape on all edges. … Continue reading Grandmother’s Apron Solved Many Problems


Traditional Block Thursday: Quilt Construction

Now that you have all of your blocks made, I want to show you one way that you can stitch them together. Are you as excited as I am to finish this project? This is the best part – when everything comes together. With this option, the finished quilt will be 76″ x 90″. Here … Continue reading Traditional Block Thursday: Quilt Construction


Project Design Team Thursday – Little Joys Quilt Tutorial

Amanda from Jedi Craft Girl popping in here with a fun little Christmas project!! When I first saw the Little Joys fabric from Penny Rose I was immediately in love! These sweet vintage prints make me think of a simpler time. I love collecting vintage Christmas ornaments and decorations; this quilt is sure to fit … Continue reading Project Design Team Thursday – Little Joys Quilt Tutorial


Hand Stitched Quilts & A History of the Quilting Bee

Hand quilting in groups called a ‘’Quilting’’ or a ‘’Quilting Bee’’ started in the late 19th century in America. It has a romanticized history of ladies from the community gathering to help each other complete quilts. The children would play together while the sewing was being done, and there was sometimes a meal prepared to … Continue reading Hand Stitched Quilts & A History of the Quilting Bee


Traditonal Block Thursday: Weather Vane

Our last block for our #tbt Traditional Block Thursday is this beautiful Weather Vane Block. This block “dates back to the time when great-grandmother used that commodity to ‘calc’late a change,’ instead of listening to a scientific forecast on the radio. But her pattern, the weather vane, is one of the loveliest of our old-time … Continue reading Traditonal Block Thursday: Weather Vane


Project Design Team Thursday – Tina’s Christmas Tree Quilt

Oh hello there, it’s Tina from Emily Ann’s Kloset! I’m so glad you stopped by. I want to share a Christmas/Winter project with you today that you will absolutely fall in LOVE with. When I was a little girl (and back during a time when everyone had a real tree) …. taking our yearly trip … Continue reading Project Design Team Thursday – Tina’s Christmas Tree Quilt