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Bunny Garden Table Topper Tutorial & GIVE-AWAY!

Posted on March 26th, 2016 at 5:57 a.m.

Bunny Garden Table Topper Tutorial
Hello, Friends!  I'm Amy DeCesare from the blog called "Amy Made That!...by eamylove."  Today I'm here to share a tutorial for a fresh new Bunny Garden Table Topper, featuring fabrics from Bunny Garden by Lewis and Irene Fabrics.

Bunny Garden Table Topper Tutorial
When I made this ...

Joyeaux Noel Ornaments

Posted on November 15th, 2015 at midnight

Joyeaux Noel Ornament Tutorial
Hello, Friends!  I'm Amy from "Amy Made That!" blog and I'm happy to be sharing a tutorial for quick, easy and beautiful Joyeaux Noel ornaments.

Joyeaux Noel Ornament Tutorial
I designed these ornaments specifically to be made using the Joyeaux Noel  fabric line by French General for Moda ...

"Show Off Your Plates" Tote

Posted on May 31st, 2015 at 12:42 p.m.

"Show Off Your Plates" Tote Tutorial
We are excited to welcome our newest blog contributor Kris Thompson!  Kris has been collecting Row-By-Row Experience fabric license plates and she has designed a fun tote tutorial, just for you.

Show Off Your Plates Tote Tutorial


So now you have your Row-By-Row Experience license plates.  What are you going ...

Wonky Star Retirement Quilt Tutorial

Posted on May 10th, 2015 at 9:24 a.m.

Wonky Star Retirement Quilt Tutorial
Hi!  I am Rachel from Around the Blocks blog and I am thrilled to get the opportunity to share this special quilt with you.  Special thanks to Bear Creek Quilting Company for sponsoring this project and allowing me to share the tutorial.

Wonky Star Retirement ...

Airmail Envelope Quilt - Part 4

Posted on May 3rd, 2015 at 9:52 a.m.

Airmail Envelope Quilt - Part 4:  Quilting and Finishing
Airmail Envelope Quilt Tutorial
It's time to finish the Airmail Envelope Quilt!

You can find Part 1, 2 and 3 here.

Airmail Envelope Quilt Tutorial
Airmail from Moda!  I really love this bright and happy fat quarter bundle. 

Opening a new fat quarter bundle is like unwrapping a lovely ...

Airmail Envelope Quilt - Part 3

Posted on April 26th, 2015 at 9:50 a.m.

Airmail Envelope Quilt - Part 3:  Piecing the Top
Hello and Welcome back!  Did you get your 30 blocks created?  Now comes the fun part...let's put this quilt together!

Airmail Envelope Quilt Tutorial
Time to piece the top!

You can find Part 1 and Part 2 here.

Airmail Envelope Quilt Tutorial
From these lovely Airmail fabrics from ...

Airmail Envelope Quilt - Part 2

Posted on April 19th, 2015 at 11:34 a.m.

Airmail Envelope Quilt - Part 2:  Sewing the Blocks
Welcome back -

It's time to sew these cute little envelope blocks!

Are you ready to get started?

Airmail Envelope Quilt Tutorial
Airmail Envelope Quilt Block:  6 1/2 inches unfinished; 30 blocks

If you missed Part 1 with the Fabric Requirements; you can find it ...

Nordic Playlist Free Quilt Pattern

Posted on April 6th, 2015 at 9:01 a.m.

"Nordic Playlist" Free Quilt Pattern
My name is Cheryl Brickey and I am so happy to be back at the Bear Creek Quilting Company with a new quilt pattern!  I am an engineer by day, quilter by night and can be found sharing my quilting adventures over on my blog ...

Granny Star Pincushion Tutorial - Part 3

Posted on March 22nd, 2015 at 9:27 a.m.

Granny Star Pincushion Tutorial
Hello, Friends!  Welcome to Part 3 of my guest post series, featuring the Granny Star quilt block. 

(If you missed Part 1 and 2, you can find them here.)

Granny Star Pincushion Tutorial
Today, I have a new tutorial for you for making a sweet 6 1/2" square pincushion ...

Granny Star Pillow Tutorial - Part 2

Posted on March 8th, 2015 at 8:13 a.m.

Granny Star Pillow Tutorial
Hello, Friends!  I'm Amy from Amy Made That blog, back to share another tutorial for making a Granny Star pillow featuring Color Theory fabrics from V and Co. for Moda.

Granny Star Pillow Tutorial
 
Granny Star Pillow Tutorial
In Part 1 of the Granny Star series, I made a GIANT 24" square version ...

Great Granny Star Pillow Tutorial - Part 1

Posted on February 22nd, 2015 at 3:08 p.m.

Great Granny Star Pillow Tutorial
Hello, Friends!  I'm visiting again from the Amy Made That! blog, for a brand new 3-part series of posts, featuring Color Theory from V and Co. for Moda.
 
Color Theory by V and Co. for Moda
I used a fat quarter bundle and one yard of solid fabric, but these projects are ...

Library Book Bag Tutorial and Give-Away

Posted on November 2nd, 2014 at 12:10 p.m.

Library Book Bag Tutorial and Give-Away!
Hello, Friends!  I'm Amy of Amy Made That! and it's time to present Part 3 in the Creative Grids Hexagon Trim Tool series. 

{Click here for Part 1 and Part 2 of this three part series.}

Today I'll show you how ...

"Textagon" Mug Rug Tutorial

Posted on October 26th, 2014 at 5:47 a.m.

"Textagon" Mug Rug Tutorial
Hello, Friends!  I'm Amy from Amy Made That!, here to present Part 2 in the series featuring the Creative Grids Hexagon Trim Tool.

Textagon Mug Rug Tutorial
Ready to get started?

Textagon Mug Rug Tutorial
In Part 1, I shared some fun hexagon blocks I made using this fascinating Hexagon Trim Tool  by ...

Creative Grids Hexagon Trim Tool

Posted on October 19th, 2014 at 9:51 a.m.

Creative Grids Hexagon Trim Tool
Hello, Friends...It's Amy from Amy Made That! and I'm delighted to be your guest blogger today with a fun product review.  Allow me to introduce you to my new favorite sewing tool...the Hexagon Trim Tool  from Creative Grids!

Creative Grids Hexagon Trim Tool
If you've ...

Free Motion Quilting Fun Tutorial

Posted on October 11th, 2014 at 11:36 p.m.

Free Motion Quilting Fun
Greetings Fellow Quilters!  It’s Karen from Redbird Quilt Co. and Karen’s Quilts, Crows, and Cardinals blog.  It’s a pleasure to be guest posting here at the Bear Creek Quilting Company's blog.  Ready to have some fun?!

Free Motion Quilting Fun Tutorial
Have you wanted to learn to ...

Spooky Pillow Tutorial

Posted on September 21st, 2014 at 4:23 p.m.


Spooky Pillow Tutorial

In the mood for something Spooky?

Spooky Pillow Tutorial

Paula here from over at The Sassy Quilter and I've got a pillow tutorial for you today that is perfect for Halloween!

Here is what you will need:

  • (2) - 18" Pillow forms
  • 1 Moonlight Manor  panel by Deb Strain for ...

Wristwatch Quilt - Rail/Strip Block (Part 4 of 6)

Posted on May 25th, 2014 at 8:55 a.m.

 

Quilt Block Tutorial:  Rail/Strip Block

Rail/Strip Block Tutorial

 

If you are following along and making the "Wristwatch" quilt, here are your cutting instructions for the Rail/Strip blocks in this quilt.  If not...this is just a tutorial you can use to add to your quilty skills tool box

Cutting Instructions:

Red ...

Wristwatch Quilt - Four Patch Block (Part 3 of 6)

Posted on May 18th, 2014 at 2:36 p.m.

 

Quilt Block Tutorial:  Four Patch Block

Four Patch Block Tutorial

 

If you are following along and making the "Wristwatch" quilt; here are your cutting instructions for the four patch blocks in this quilt.  If not...this is just a tutorial you can use to add to your quilty skills tool box.

Cutting Instructions:

Green ...

Wristwatch Quilt - Snowball Block (Part 2 of 6)

Posted on May 11th, 2014 at 12:29 p.m.

 

Quilt Block Tutorial:  Snowball Block

Snowball Block Tutorial

 

If you are following along and making the "Wristwatch" quilt; here are your cutting instructions for the Snowball blocks in this quilt.  If not...this is just a tutorial you can use to add to your quilty skills tool box.

Cutting Instructions:

Focal fabric (center ...

How to...Piece a Strip Set

Posted on February 3rd, 2014 at 2:06 p.m.

 

How to...Piece a Strip Set

How to Piece a Strip Set Tutorial

 

When piecing together a set of strips it can get a little wonky, right? 
You thought you were on track and then when it comes time to cut
or piece...well, things are a little off and not lining up or not the correct ...