No Ripping Foundation Paper Piecing [Part Two] Cutting and Sewing
No Ripping Foundation Paper Piecing by wooden spoon quilts

Yesterday I shared Part One of my “no ripping foundation paper piecing tutorial”. Part One covered preparing the block templates from freezer paper and preparing cutting templates. Today I’m covering how to cut the fabrics and sew the block. These instructions refer specifically to my Sugar Loaf block but you can adapt the instructions to any foundation […]

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No Ripping Foundation Paper Piecing Tutorial [Part One] Preparation
no ripping foundation paper piecing tutorial by wooden spoon quilts part one

As promised yesterday when I released my free Sugar Loaf Block pattern, here is my tutorial for foundation paper piecing, no paper ripping required. I’ve broken the tutorial into two parts. Today I’m sharing Part One, Preparation. I’ll show you how to create your block template using freezer paper and how to create cutting templates […]

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Sugar Loaf Block [A Free Pattern]
Sugar Loaf Block by Wooden Spoon Quilts

My first downloadable pattern is ready to share! It’s a super simple foundation paper pieced pattern for the Sugar Loaf block that I first used here in a pillow. You can find the pattern in my brand new Craftsy Store. And best of all, it’s free!! I’m a little excited to have finally got to this […]

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Marsala: 2015 Pantone Quilt Challenge
Raspberry Kiss Quilt

I finished my Marsala Quilt for the Pantone 2015 Quilt Challenge! I seriously did not think I would! It wasn’t an easy process and the quilt turned out nothing like my original plan. My first problem in making this quilt was that I didn’t have any Marsala fabrics. No problem, I thought, I’d pick some up on my trip […]

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Sugar Loaf Pillow
Sugar Loaf Quilt by Wooden Spoon Quilts

I’ve been back from Quiltcon for just over a month and while I’ve been quiet here on the blog, I’ve been busy catching up on my sewing commitments. One of those commitments was the Great Pillow Fight Swap. I had an idea for a little paper pieced triangle block but I wasn’t sure which way to go with colours. […]

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Three Christmas Pillows
Gift Wrapped by Wooden Spoon Quilts

I had so much fun making my Great Pillow Fight Swap pillow recently that I carried on and made two more pillows using the same block design. I’ve been patiently waiting for all three pillows to arrive at their new homes so that I could share them here. This is the original version, made for Debbie in the Great […]

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Gift Wrapped Pillow {block tutorial}

I’ve finished my Holiday Pillow for The Great Pillow Fight Swap on Flickr. It’s always good to sew those last few stitches on the binding. Here’s a little sneak peek… I wrote about the Denyse Schmidt fabric that was the inspiration for the pillow in this post. Edited to add: I’ve now made three pillows with this block, see […]

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Bloggers Quilt Festival ~ Original Design Entry

There’re now only hours left to enter Amy’s Blogger’s Quilt Festival. Yes, I’ve left my second entry to the closing hours! It’s been a busy week in my household, with Ballet rehearsals followed by two Productions and today is my daughter’s 8th birthday. Luckily I’m out of bed before everyone else so I have a little time to write this post! My […]

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Around the World Blog Hop ~ New Zealand
Snowflake quilt by Wooden Spoon Quilts

My friend Aylin  was kind enough to tag me in the Around the World Blog Hop before I had even written my first blog post! In fact, if she hadn’t tagged me, I very likely still wouldn’t have written my first post, so thank you for the tag and the motivation Aylin!! Last week Aylin made a fun mosaic of […]

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Raspberry Kiss Block Tutorial
Raspberry Kiss Block Tutorial by Wooden Spoon Quilts

I’m not sure if this block has an official name, I’m calling it Raspberry Kiss. Below are the instructions for making one 4 1/4″ finished square. Making a pillow If you’d like to make a 20″ pillow then make 16 of these squares (4 rows of 4) and add a 2″ border on all sides. My Aerial Kisses […]

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