Tag Archives: Ricky Tims

Valerie Yeaton Shares Advice for Wannabe Quilting Teachers

Occasionally, I am asked for advice on becoming a quilting teacher. Teaching can be such  a rewarding means of sharing your passion with a group of eager students. Let’s be honest: I think we all enjoy spending time working on … Continue reading

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Infinity Edges in Quilts: The Delights of Faced Binding (Giveaway too!)

Just when you thought you had all the elements of quilt making nailed down, there’s another very cool, fun, and mod finishing detail to explore:  ooh, the delights of faced bindings! Sure, there’s nothing actually all that new “under the … Continue reading

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Housing Projects, Part 2: A FREE Block Pattern…and More Wonderful Quilts!

If you read Part 1 of my post earlier this week, you know today’s post–Part 2–features instructions for the House block from my quilt, “It Takes a Village,” from Cuddle Me Quick. At the end of the instructions, you’ll find a few more examples … Continue reading

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A Holiday Quilt with “History”…and a Wonderful Seasonal Concert!

Back in 1993, I designed a Sunflower-themed wall hanging for my series “Tradition with a Twist” in Quilting Today magazine. (If you’re a longtime quilter, you may remember both the series and the now-defunct magazine.) The design was a blend of two classic … Continue reading

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