Entries by Lee Heinrich

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Summer Sampler 2017: Block 7 – Turning Star

Good morning! Block 7 of Summer Sampler 2017 has arrived! It’s Turning Star by Lynne Goldsworthy of Lily’s Quilts. I’ve been looking forward to making this one since we first got Lynne’s mock-up! Love love love this block. And it’s not a difficult paper-piecing project—it comes together so nicely! Now for this week’s tip. If […]

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Summer Sampler 2017: Block 6 – Marine Star

Summer Sampler 2017 Block 6 is here! This week, we’re doing a simplified mariner’s compass block—Marine Star by Katie Blakesley of Swim Bike Quilt. I did the 6″ version of this block, and I’m not going to mince words: It’s a challenging one. LOL. Particularly in the 6″ size, the paper-piecing isn’t too bad—it’s joining […]

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Summer Sampler 2017: Block 3 – Celestial Star

It’s only Memorial Day, but we’re officially three weeks into summer with Summer Sampler 2017! Here’s block 3 of the Summer Sampler 2017 quilt-along, Celestial Star by Holly DeGroot of Bijou Lovely. Last week we dipped our toes into the paper-piecing pool. This week we’re really taking the plunge. So if you haven’t paper-pieced before […]

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Summer Sampler 2017: Block 2 – Tilted Star

Block 2 of Summer Sampler 2017 is here! This one is called Tilted Star, by Karen Lewis of Karen Lewis Textiles. This is such a unique block—it’s like a star that’s trying to be a pinwheel. LOL. I loved making mine in the 6″ size. In case you aren’t familiar with Summer Sampler 2017, it’s the block-of-the-week quilt-along that I’m […]

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Summer Sampler 2017: Block 1 – Millcreek Star

It’s here! Summer Sampler 2017 starts today with Block 1—Millcreek Star by Katie Blakesley of Swim Bike Quilt. Hopefully you’ve heard by now, but just in case you haven’t: Summer Sampler 2017 is the block-of-the-week quilt-along that I’m doing with Katie and Faith of Fresh Lemons Quilts. Seventeen gorgeous star blocks, in two sizes each (6″ […]

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2017 Summer Sampler: Summer Star Medallion

That’s right! Last year’s Summer Sampler block-of-the-week program was such a hit, we knew we had to bring it back again this year! This time around, we’ve got something really special for you guys: Our Summer Star Medallion. Seventeen gorgeous star blocks in two sizes, and this fun medallion/sampler layout—and it’s available for pre-order starting […]

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Christmas Ornament Mini-Quilt

Happy December, you guys! If you’re looking for a quick, fun little holiday project, head over to the Bernina blog today for a complete tutorial to make my Christmas Ornament Mini-Quilt! It uses super-simple raw-edge appliqué, so no need to worry about curved piecing, and the half-square triangles in holiday brights give it a clean, modern […]