Author Archives: debbiewendt

Two Tip Tuesday – Quilt Guilds and Quilt Shows

I’m so happy to be back in person for some quilt guild lectures. I was down in Branford, CT last night for their guild meeting. My lecture/trunk show was on Egyptian Tentmakers Applique. I love sharing my love of the … Continue reading

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Two Tip Tuesday – Borders

When adding Borders to a quilt more often than not the easiest way, using the least amount of fabric, is to cut strips across the width of fabric. This technique does have seams. If you fabric is busy it is … Continue reading

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Two Tip Tuesday – Cutting Hexies

Having fun with Hexies! Did you know that you can cut many shapes with Hex-a-ma-jig and Hex-a-ma-jig Jr.? Yes, you can with these amazing tools. The shape of the tools are half hexagons, shape #1. Then you can use the … Continue reading

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Two Tip Tuesday – Simplify Pieced Units

I’m about to go cross-eyed with all the computer time I’ve been doing. I’m still working on the secret projects but I’m getting closer to a reveal! So today, it is back to the basics. I am a fan of … Continue reading

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Two Tip Tuesday – Teachers Announced and Secret Sewing

AQS announced there teacher roster for the Daytona Beach Show next year, Feb. 23-26, 2022. YES, I’ll be there teaching (and hopefully vending). The classes have not been posted but I can tell you, one of my favorite lectures will … Continue reading

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Two Tip Tuesday on Wednesday

Tips will be short and sweet today. Where do you get color combination inspiration? I love looking at nature. Some of the photos below are different seasons…all the better! #1 – Look to nature for color combinations. #2- Look at … Continue reading

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Two Tip Tuesday – How much fabric?

Fabric shopping, yes please! I LOVE to shop for fabric. I like putting quilt ideas together and that includes choosing fabric. Often, I find a fabric or group of fabrics and then decide what to do with them later. If … Continue reading

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Two Tip Tuesday – Christmas in July

I have watched many quilt shops advertise their Christmas in July sales. Have you been Christmas fabric shopping? Did you know my Winter Tree-Land is still on the AQS Blog as a free pattern. You can get to my pattern … Continue reading

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Around the Block – US Tour – week 52 – Illinois

The final week is here for the US Tour! Today we have Illinois. A state I’m fond of because it is where my husband was born and raised. I’ve spent many days visiting family in this state! From large cities … Continue reading

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Two Tip Tuesday – another challenge revealed

As promised, I have a couple photos of the second Challenge for another guild I belong to. This week you get to see my Red and White Quilt for the Thimble Pleasures Challenge. ONLY Red and White fabrics could be … Continue reading

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