Posts by Sherri

Sherri McConnell
Sherri McConnell's passion for sewing started as a young child when she received a sewing machine for her 10th birthday. As a teenager she sewed for herself and others, even sewing prom dresses and wedding attire as a part-time job. Her quilting journey began in the early 1990's when her grandmother agreed to help her make a quilt for her oldest child. Quilting for over 20 years, Sherri teaches classes and has had her designs published in Quiltmania, Quilts & More, American Patchwork & Quilting, and Stitch Magazine. She is a contributing author to Sweet Celebrations with the Moda Bake Shop Chefs and has her first book, A Quilting Life: Creating a Handmade Home coming in March 2013.

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Creating Quilt Labels

Create Quilt LabelsAfter your masterpiece quilt is pieced, quilted, and bound there is still another step in the finishing process. Creating quilt labels for your treasured quilts is one way to ensure that important information about each quilt is preserved. Read more »

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Traditional Quilt Blocks for a Timeless Touch

Traditional Quilt BlocksWhile there are thousands of quilt block designs, some traditional quilt blocks never go out of style. Traditional quilt blocks are beautiful whether sewn using modern or traditional fabrics—they truly have withstood the test of time. Here are a few traditional quilt blocks that look wonderful using any variety of fabric choices. Read more »