Creative Spaces Blog Hop: Week 6

Wow! I can't believe we are already on week 6 of the Creative Spaces Blog Hop! Where did the time go? This really has been a fun blog hop to participate in. It has been nice to learn from other designers and have a chance to share my space with everyone! A big thank you to Cherry Blossom Quilting & Tamarinis for organizing such a great hop! This, our final week, we are talking about rulers and tools!

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Creative Spaces Blog Hop: Week 2

Welcome to my post for Week 2 of the Creative Spaces Blog Hop. Our theme this week is Favorite Tools. Can there be a harder topic to write about? I mean really, aren’t all our tools great. Personally, I find it hard to pick a favorite, so I narrowed it down to 5.

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Chevron Baby Quilt Tutorial

This post has been a while in the making, but I really wanted to do this as a tutorial using the Creative Grids 45/90 Triangle Ruler. Making Half Square Triangles (HST) the traditional way is on my list of loathed activities, this ruler makes them super quick and easy. As an added bonus you can cut your strips 1/2" larger than the finished size of your block (as opposed to 7/8"). This makes it very useful for precuts, and means you can use a slotted strip ruler for faster strip cutting.

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