Can you believe that’s a wrap on 2022? The year just flew with all the quilty fun and stitching to us busy! One of my favourite things to do is to look back on the projects that resonated the most with you. So, today I thought I’d round up the Best of 2022: Your Top 10 Favourite Blog Posts!
Working backwards from the number 10 spot to your all-time favourite, let’s see what your favourite projects were in 2022!
#10 2-at-Time Half-Square Triangles
Ah, a good ol’ tutorial always hits the quilty spot! I’m so thrilled to see this tutorial coming in handy for you. The 2-at-a-time HST method is a handy one to have in your quilty back pocket.
#9 3 Tips on How to Pick Fabric for Your Quilted Coat
Narrowing down a colourway for a quilt is one thing but selecting a fabric pull for a quilted garment you plan on wearing, now that’s an entirely different ballgame. Read my top 3 tips on how I select textiles for my own quilted coats.
#8 3 Things to Consider Before You Rip a Seam
Mistakes happen its par for the course when you’re creating regularly. But sometimes it’s best to just leave the mistake rather than risk making it worse. Knowing when to pull out your seam ripper vs. when to leave things as is, will help you prevent making the situation worse.
#7 What’s in Your Sewing Bag Saija?
Saija never fails to inspire me with her gorgeous creations. Whether she’s quilting or photographing her surroundings, she has a keen eye for style. Which is why I’m not surprised you were so taken with her guest spot in the What’s in Your Sewing Bag series 😊
#6 What’s in Your Sewing Bag Village Bound Quilts?
I see you love a good sneaky peek too! This series is a labour of love, but your excitement for it keeps it going, and I’m thrilled that Tiffany’s adorable sewing bag made the list of your favourites.
#5 Quilting Notions You Need in Your Quilt Kit
Notions, tools, and sewing bags seem to be a common theme for 2022! I get it, these are the items you work with on the daily, so finding the right one is key. It’s always so helpful to see what other makers rely on to create their gorgeous work. This post gives you a peek at the essentials I keep in my own sewing kit.
#4 30 Days of Improv QAL is Back!
It warmed my heart to see so much interest in the return of 30 Days of Improv Quilt Along for a second year! Amanda and I have the best time pulling this free sew-along together for you and the fact that you rise to the occasion makes it that much more special.
#3 4-at-a-Time Half Square Triangles Tutorial + Math Sheet
HSTs are making another appearance in your Top 10 favourite blog posts! Knowing the different ways to create half-square triangles makes it super easy for you to come up with new quilt designs on your own. Click here to see the 4-at-a-time HST tutorial and grab your free HST math sheet!
#2 Introducing the Little Forest Block of the Month Quilt Along
The Little Forest Block of the Month Quilt was the first ever skill builder I’ve ever designed and your excitement for the modern tree quilt block patterns has been so encouraging!
It’s been such an honour to help you expand on your quilting skills by designing modern quilt blocks that use different quilting techniques in each. Variety is the spice of life and new quilting techniques keep you advancing in your quilt journey.
#1 Refracted Star
You blew me away with your love for the Refracted Star quilt block pattern! This is such a fun modern quilt block design that has you doing a deep dive into half-rectangle triangles. I know these can be a little tricky to stitch up at first, which is why I pulled together a step-by-step HRT tutorial for you! The fun designs you can create with this one block is super inspiring and I can’t wait to see you work your quilty magic!
The big question is, did your favourite make the Best of 2022: Your Top 10 Favourite Blog Posts?
Thank you so much for being here! I absolutely adore being connected with you on our quilting journeys. I feel honoured every time you like something, leave a comment or send me a note (those are the best!). It truly warms my heart and makes my day that we get to inspire one another. Thank you, thank you! I can’t wait to do it all again with you in 2023!
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