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Quilt Patterns and Tutorials for Scrap-Happy Quilters

Quilt Patterns & Tutorials for Scrap-Happy Quilters

 
 

 

 
 
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Hi there!

I’m Leila, a pattern designer who thinks there is nothing better than drafting quilts and playing with fabric. My patterns help quilters have fun, be creative & find joy while creating their own beautiful quilts.

I am obsessed with using scraps, and many of my quilt patterns are scrap busters. Let’s clean out those scrap bins!

I live with my husband and five daughters in Missouri. They want a dog….I don’t.

 
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What will you find here?

Let me show you! 

 

Fun Quilt Patterns  

Ready to sew? I just released my newest set of patterns, Scrappy Mountains and Scrappy Geese! They are foundation paper pieced patterns and are so much fun to make! Click below for more info on each pattern!

You might also be interested in my 52 Free 6” Scrappy Triangle patterns.
Click below to download a PDF with all of the paper foundations.

 
 

Quilt Alongs & Block of the Months

Quilting is always better with friends and a schedule to keep me on track. I regularly host quilt alongs where we will all work through a pattern together. Here are some past quilt alongs (free) and my 2020 and 2019 Block of the Month Clubs. Click on any of the pictures below for more details. Grab and friend, and get piecing!

Don’t want to miss the next quilt along? Get on my mailing list and be the first to know! Click here.

 
 

Free Tutorials

There’s so much to learn and try! Take a look around and try a new technique or make a cute quilt. My most recent tutorial for the Scrappy Mountain Mini Quilt is my favorite yet!

 
 
 

Got fabric scraps you want to use? I’ve got you covered! The answer?

Paper pieced half-square Scrappy Triangles!

 
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It started with a doodle in church…

…and by the time Sunday School was over, I had a notebook full of half square triangle sketches. Solid on one half and pieced on the other.

When I got home, I drafted the foundation paper pieced Scrappy Triangles on the computer and spent a year posting free patterns for 6” Scrappy Triangles on my blog. (Download the free foundations here.)

Then I wondered how small I could go. Would it be possible to draft 1” Scrappy Triangles? Surely, not!

Well, it turns out you can! I drafted 1”, 2” and 3” foundation paper pieced scrappy half-square triangles and started selling the patterns in my shop.

 
 
 
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Why Scrappy Triangles ?

Because they are fun! The foundations make it easy to sew the tiniest of triangles so they turn out perfectly every time. No frustration and seriously addictive!

Because you can use your scraps! One of the funnest parts about making Scrappy Triangles is digging through my scrap basket and choosing all the leftover snippets of favorite fabrics. That’s what being a quilter is all about - playing with fabric!

 
 
 

I also post on Instagram.

Following a bunch of other quilters makes this social media platform my ‘happy place’.

Make your Instagram feed Quilty!