• Color Challenge - February, 2019

    "Patterns by Jen" is hosting a Monthly Color Challenge. Learn more and get the freee pattern here: Jen's Blog - Patterns by Jen
    I chose 4 pink batiks for the block of February.
  • Scrap quilt challenges

    Srap quilts remind me the quilts pioneer women made using old clothing, bed linens, feed sacks and remnants. They created quilts to keep their family warm. They were the early campions of recycling, doing it out of necessity
  • 2019 Monthly Color Challenge - January

    "Patterns by Jen" is hosting a Monthly Color Challenge. The colors of each month is characterized by a flower. The flower of January is the "Bells of Ireland" -
  • Dresden Plate

    The Dresden block requires only basic cutting and piecing experience. It is quite easy to make and turn the practice pieces into placemats ...
  • Perfect seam allowance

    Sewing with perfect seam allowance takes practice. First of all, you need to be able to sew perfectly straight. If you are not there yet, just practice and you will get the hang of it in no time ...
  • Cutting basics

    I hardly ever use any other tool than the basic cutting tools and you won't either, so save your money for fabrics and batting ...
  • Choosing fabrics

    The colors get the credit, but the values do the job ...

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