Friday, March 5, 2021

COMING SOON from Jaybird Quilts! Quilts for Baby & Beyond 🍼👶

I'm very excited today to announce my brand new book, 

 Quilts for Baby & Beyond 

Quilts for Baby & Beyond has patterns for 9 quilts & 3 pillows, all made with the Super Sidekick ruler & no Y seams!! Books will be available on May 5th. Ask for a pre-order from your favorite quilt shop

About Quilts for Baby & Beyond

Create bold quilts featuring triangles, diamonds, stars & more to bring joy to babies, toddlers, & adults alike! 

 Quilts for Baby & Beyond includes patterns for 9 quilts and 3 pillows. Each was designed to serve a specific purpose for baby or caregivers. 

- Watch Me Grow makes a perfect backdrop for monthly or milestone photographs. 

 - Tummy Time All Star is the ideal size and shape for floor playtime. 

 - Rookie of the Year is round to avoid dragging edges when used in a stroller. 

 All 12 designs are created by rotary cutting fabric strips using the Super Sidekick Ruler and with no Y seams! 

Quilts for Baby & Beyond serves as a primer for the quilter who is new to or looking to perfect sewing with diamonds and triangles. It’s filled with full color photos and diagrams of my tips and tricks for cutting accuracy, matching points, and beautiful binding. This book has the step by step instructions to help make quilts with 60-degree angles come together with ease.


Join me @jaybirdquilts on Facebook or Instagram Tuesday, March 16, 10am Pacific time, for a Quilts for Baby & Beyond quilt preview party to see all of the quilts featured in the book.


© Blog post written by Julie Herman
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Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Nebula Block of the Month - Block 3

Welcome to Block 3 of the  Nebula Block of the Month sew along. In the Block 3 video Julie reviews the fabric to use to make the blocks, where to find the guidance for cutting the block pieces, & where to find her tips for sewing the blocks together.

- Cutting video: Cutting for Block 3 is done with the Hex N More Ruler 
- Cutting tip: Trimming the points off the triangles will help with alignment 
- Piecing video: Piecing for Block 3 is similar to piecing for Gazebo
- Piecing alignment tip: This alignment tip will be helpful for sewing the rows together -
- Piecing tip: The hang pin technique will come in handy for sewing the rows together to create the blocks 
After you finish sewing, share a photo on Instagram and use the hashtag #NebulaQuilt to show us your blocks. We would also love to see your progress posted and shared in our community Facebook Group.


Sign up here to receive an email on the first Tuesday of each month of 2021, with guidance, tips, & tricks for sewing your Nebula blocks, quilt top, & the Super Star bonus pillow.


The Journey2Nebula sew along is now available as a self paced skill builder series. Find ease with cutting & sewing shapes cut on the bias, tips & tricks for matching points, and greater accuracy cutting & sewing 60-degree shapes. Complete 7 Jaybird Quilts patterns, all with video tutorial instructions, at your own pace. The tutorials are free to access, all you'll need to complete the skill builder are the patterns & the materials to make them. 

Sign up here to receive the skill builder tutorials in a weekly email series or view all of the tutorials on YouTube anytime.


© Blog post written by Julie Herman
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