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DIY barn quilt (without the barn)

DIY barn quilt (without the barn) {Heather's Handmade Life}

Have you ever spotted a barn quilt? They’re huge wooden squares painted in simple patterns to look like an actual quilt. I haven’t seen many in person — despite living in rural Nova Scotia — but I immediately flipped for the idea. I mean, hello!…

Super easy quilt top for beginners

Whenever I share pictures of a quilt I’ve sewn, I hear a lot of “OMG I could never do that!” or questions about HOW I EVER LEARNED how to make quilts. They are a project that seems to baffle most people who have never…

Modern rainbow baby quilt

Rainbow quilt with appliqued baby name {Heather's Handmade Life}

This bright and cheerful rainbow baby quilt is easy to sew and personalize with a name.

Quilts from baby clothes

DIY baby clothes quilt {Heather's Handmade Life}

This project has been sponsored by Atlantic Fabrics’ six locations across Nova Scotia, including the newest store on Parkland Drive. Back in January I wrote about how I’d finally decided to purge the (very large) plastic bins of “special” baby clothing in our closets….

DIY quilt made from old jeans

DIY jean quilt {Heather's Handmade Life}

This is one of those projects I’d been meaning to do for YEARS and when I finally did it, I wondered what had taken me so long. My mother-in-law had been talking for years about a jean quilt once gifted to my nephew. I…

The crazy-quilt gallery wall

You guys know I LOVE a good gallery wall. I have a bunch in the house and they’re kind of my jam. Typically, my gallery walls use frames that are all the same colour (white or black) with two to three inches of spacing…

The rainbow quilt

I finished this quilt in SEPTEMBER but somehow it only made it to Instagram and not the blog. So here it is, better late than never … the rainbow quilt! It was the very first quilt I ever hand-quilted, so it’s JUST A LITTLE…

Beary Cute Quilt: Steps 4, 5 & 6

OK, after another sorta-late night spend hunched over my trusty Singer, the Beary Cute Quilt is finished!  You already read about the first few steps, so here’s how things wrapped up … Step 4: I sewed the top-with-attached-ruffle to the back-with-attached-batting (looked pretty much…

Beary Cute Quilt: Steps 1, 2, 3

The dangerous thing about a huge fabric store sale is … you start choosing fabric over sleep. For the last two nights, I stayed up waaaaaaay late simply because I was in L-O-V-E with my new fabrics — they are gorgeous! You will love…

Cuddle Quilt: Steps 5, 6 & 7

Big news! Last night I had a crafting marathon with L, and I finished the Cuddle Quilt! STEP 5: I sewed the cotton batting to the backing of the quilt, so I’d have fewer layers to deal with … STEP 6: I sewed all of…

Cuddle Quilt: Steps 2, 3, and 4

Last time on Kwilt Korner, Lacey was constructing a fabbity little number she called The Cuddle Quilt. Has she made any progress? Will fate get in the way, and jam up her Singer with the cruel thread of betrayal? Let’s watch … STEP 2: After…

Cuddle Quilt: Step 1

Is this not the most ADORABLE fabric ever? Found it on my pilgrimage to the fabric store with my dear friend — and partner in crafting — L.  Normally with crafts and sewing projects, I am terrible for rushing and trying to finish it…