This week on the Thermoweb blog, I'm sharing a tutorial on how to make this Countdown to Christmas pillow! Christmas is my absolute favorite time of year and I'm excited this year to have this sweet countdown pillow on my couch this year as a way to countdown the days to Christmas day.
You can go to the Thermoweb blog to get a full, free tutorial on how to make it- HERE
If you make one, post it on Instagram and tag me @jessicadayonUse the hashtags #jessicadayonpatterns #thermoweb and tag me so I can see your version @jessicadayon
Hi, Everyone! I have excited news to share with you today! I am running a new quilt along with my friend, Amber- Gigi's Thimble. It is called the Willow Quilt Along and today I have all of the information on it to share with you!
Our QAL will start on March 26th and here is the schedule we will be following-
Willow Quilt Along Schedule March 13: Willow Quilt Along Information Post Week 1- March 26th: Make 6 of Harmony blocks Week 2- April 2nd: Make 4 Grace blocks Week 3- April 9th: Make 4 Grace blocks Week 4- April 16th: Make 6 Hope blocks Week 5- April 23rd: Make 5 Hope blocks Week 6- April 30th: Make the cornerstones and cut the layout pieces Week 7- May 7th: Assemble the top There is no sign up for the QAL. We will be sharing all of the information on our blogs and instagram accounts. You can follow us in both places so you don't miss anything. Jessica- my blog is Jessica Dayon and my Instagram account is @jessicadayon Amber- her blog is Gigi's Thimble and her Instagram account…
Over the coming months, I am going to be providing tutorials and patterns on Foundation Paper Piecing (FPP). In my Instagram stories, lots of people let me know that this is a skill that they would like to learn and I'm hoping I can help with that!
Many people feel challenged and daunted when they think about learning how to foundation paper piece. However, I do believe everyone can overcome that. I think if you follow my tutorials and try a few times (no matter how good or bad the outcome is the first few times), that you will learn the concept of FPP, and you will make great progress with each block you make.
First, I just want to talk a little about what FPP is and some of the concepts behind it.
FPP is when you sew fabric to a printed foundation paper (printer paper in this case). It yields a very accurately pieced block. With this method, you are able to get very exact angles, shapes, and blocks. You can use FPP for very basic blocks such as flying geese, and it will give y…