New Pattern: Happy Star

Happy Star pattern

As you read earlier this week for my Blogger’s Quilt Festival post, my Happy Star quilt was made for the Schnitzel & Boo mini quilt swap earlier this year. And now, it’s available as a pattern for you all to make too! It is a paper piecing pattern that would suit a confident beginner, which […]

Happy Star Original Quilt Entry

Happy Star mini quilt

For my second entry to the Blogger’s Quilt Festival, I’m entering my Happy Star mini quilt. I made the Happy Star mini quilt for the last Schnitzel & Boo mini quilt swap on Instagram for @happypigeon – whom I even got to meet at QuiltCon! – and was inspired by a photo she shared on […]

After The Rain(bow) Quilt Entry

Fat eighth quilt pattern

This quilt was one that I finished JUST after the last festival – just too late to enter it then! And then I nearly forgot to enter it this time around, but thankfully there’s still a couple of days left to enter before voting opens! I used a fat eighth bundle of Sunnyside by Kate […]

Sew Cute Tuesday: Blossom Quilts

Sew Cute Tuesday

Today’s guest host is a lovely lady whom I refer to as my alternate-universe twin… you’ll soon see why… Hi guys, I’m your host for this week’s “Sew Cute Tuesday”. My name is Alice and I blog at Blossom Quilts. Sounds* familiar? I created my blog about a year ago and came across Alyce from […]

The Bee Hive: Ripples

Ripples block tutorial

Hi everyone, it’s Angie from and it’s my great pleasure and delight to reveal the 12″ finished quilt block I designed for The Bee Hive: Ripples. (That’s ripple, not nipples as some of us are prone to read it! Filth pots!) This pattern works well in all solids, only 2 colours, scrappy or with […]

Sew Cute Tuesday

Aurora Sampler quilting

Hello there, lovely people! I’ve been quilting up a maaaaad storm this past week finishing up my Aurora Sampler quilt ready for the next issue of Make Modern! It’s now all ready to bind, so that’s the next couple of nights on the sofa sorted. Meanwhile, I can’t believe that Katie forgot she’d finished this […]


Double Star quilt block

Woohoo! There’s now over 500 posts on Instagram using #thebeehivequilts!!! That’s just a little exciting!! Each month I’ve been sharing blocks and quilts from the #thebeehivequilts hashtag feed on Instagram that you guys have so that you can see the different ways people interpret quilts blocks from The Bee Hive. Today, I’m sharing your work […]

Introducing: Fabric Please + Giveaway

Fabric Please giveaway

I’m always so excited to see readers I have known for a long time chase after their dreams. Rita is one such person who has opened her own fabric store, Fabric Please. Based in Canada, Rita has done an incredible job of getting a range of various prints, substrates and notions in stock, with plenty […]

Sew Cute Tuesday: Little Gifts

Sew Cute Tuesday

Hello May! Hello beautiful spring weather of warm, sunny days and cool breezes! This kind of weather really invigorates and motivates me to be productive. Not spring cleaning though, HA! This week is Mother’s Day for many countries, and my kids are already whispering that, “There’s a surprise for you, but shh, don’t say anything!”… […]

The Bee Hive: Busy

The Bee Hive Busy block

The first block for May is a fun little guy, that offers two layout options, similar to the Star Plus block! This is a paper pieced block, and uses four 6″ quadrants to make up the 12″ finished block. This is a simple block to piece – only one section repeated 4 times. What you […]