Pressing seams ! Tailors Clappers

Pressing seams ! Tailors Clappers

May 27, 2021 4 Comments

I love making quilts from scraps. Read about my process for making the Scrappy Stars quilt using tailors clappers for pressing seams nice and flat.
Scrappy Baskets Quilt Pattern Giveaway! Making half square triangles from scraps.

Scrappy Baskets Quilt Pattern Giveaway! Making half square triangles from scraps.

May 21, 2021 92 Comments

Giveaway !!! Scrappy baskets Quilt Pattern, read more below about how to enter.

Many times I end up with scrap pieces that have already been cut into triangles or have a 45 degree cut on the end of a strip that is not useful for anything else. read more about my process.

Bloomin Baskets Quilt returns home.

Bloomin Baskets Quilt returns home.

March 29, 2021 2 Comments

The Bloomin Baskets Quilt has returned home this week after being a cover girl in the Todays Quilter Magazine. It has the cuddle approval from Ayla and Benny. I hope you enjoy the photos. Take a look.......

Lemoyne Star blocks the tips I have learnt

Lemoyne Star blocks the tips I have learnt

February 13, 2021 2 Comments

Lemoyne Stars have always been a favorite of mine, although they take a little time I think it is time well spent. Have you ever made these lovely stars? I always found them a little intimidating but with a few a steps that are tried and true I found them easy. Here's how I went about making mine.
Do you love flying geese, new design in progress.

Do you love flying geese, new design in progress.

January 22, 2021

Working through the design process is one of the best parts of making a quilt for me. Read about my process as I work on this applique feather design...
New Patterns !!!

New Patterns !!!

October 02, 2020

New patterns are added to the website, I know some of you have been waiting patiently for these. I have added the Bloomin Baskets Quilt Pattern, and Pine Tree Quilt pattern are now available as downloadable patterns, take a look on my website to find these patterns.

Vintage Crosses Sew Along week five

Vintage Crosses Sew Along week five

May 04, 2020 1 Comment

This week is about sewing all the blocks together for the Vintage Crosses Quilt sew-along.  In this post, I explain how to stitch your quilt top together along with applique tips, links to videos, and lots of wonderful information on how I get the look of hand applique by machine.
Vintage Crosses Quilt Sew Along week four. The applique center.

Vintage Crosses Quilt Sew Along week four. The applique center.

April 28, 2020 2 Comments

I hope you have had a great week, and have been progressing with your Vintage Crosses quilt. I would love you to share your pictures, either on the Sharon Keightley Facebook group or Instagram #vintagecrossesquilt, I am so looking forward to seeing your color choices and your blocks. This week is all about the applique....
Vintage Crosses Sew Along Week Three

Vintage Crosses Sew Along Week Three

April 18, 2020 2 Comments

Week Three is all about the twelve small applique blocks, there is so much to tell you about these blocks and little tips to share. 

Vintage Crosses Quilt Sew Along ! Cutting triangles

Vintage Crosses Quilt Sew Along ! Cutting triangles

April 18, 2020 3 Comments

I wanted to mention how I cut the triangles from your scrap fabrics. In this little video I show how I cut my triangles, using my scrap fabrics to get a lot of variation in fabrics.

 

Vintage Crosses Sew Along ! Week Two

Vintage Crosses Sew Along ! Week Two

April 10, 2020 1 Comment

Firstly I think it is important to talk about choosing colors, I have a fairly random approach to choosing the background fabrics for each of the cross blocks, once I decided on the fabrics I had chosen, I then cut them into triangles and the playtime begins. There are three possible ways you could select your fabrics for the cross blocks. 
Vintage Crosses Quilt Sew Along ! Week One

Vintage Crosses Quilt Sew Along ! Week One

April 01, 2020 3 Comments

I loved every minute of working on this quilt, the idea started with a picture in my mind and once I got the first few blocks made, it just grew from there. I know you are going to enjoy making this quilt too, and I would love for you to join me. Read more......


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