Hunter's Design Studio Back to School Blog Hop

Posted on September 01, 2015 by Cristy Fincher | 0 comments

Hello! I'm so happy that you stopped by!

My wonderful friend, Sam Hunter, is hosting a fabulous Back to School Blog Hop, which is kicking off today. As all of our kiddos, and grand-kiddos, are heading back to school, Sam thought it would be great fun for us to head back too and brush up on some of our quilting skills as well as learn some new tips and tricks. Sam has put together a pretty fabulous...

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Posted in Blog Hopping, Glue Basting, Quilting, Sewing

Iron Shoe: Free Pattern & Tutorial

Posted on July 10, 2015 by Cristy | 0 comments

 Iron Shoe by Sharon Schamber
Sharon Schamber's Iron Shoe Pattern & Tutorial are fianlly here! And they're free for you!

Have you ever pressed your precious fabrics with your iron only to discover that the metal base made a shiny spot on your fabric? Sharon designed the Iron Shoe to help keep your pressing sheet close at hand, as well as to protect your fabrics as you press.

Making your own Iron Shoe is quite simple and requires...

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Posted in Piecing, Pressing Board, Tools & Supplies

Tiny Geese Keychain Pattern Review

Posted on July 09, 2015 by Cristy Fincher | 1 comment


I'm so happy that you've found you're way here. Last month, I came across a fabulous pattern for a flying geese keychain and just had to make one. After making it, I couldn't wait to share it with you.
The Tiny Geese Keychain pattern is a simple and fun paper piecing pattern by Michael Ann Made. It's available in her pattern shop on Craftsy. Michael Ann includes a full tutorial with her...

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Posted in Foundation Piecing, Glue Basting, Piecing, Reviews, Tutorial

Machine Pieced Hexagon Tutorial

Posted on June 09, 2015 by Cristy Fincher | 1 comment

Hello! Welcome to Sew Much Like Mom! I'm honored to have you here. 

I love hexagons, or as some fondly call them, "hexies". I love them pieced by hand. I love the big. I love them small. I love them in all sorts of colors and prints.

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Posted in Glue Basting, Tutorial

Make MAGIC… Save up to 50% on All Online Classes Today

Posted on June 05, 2015 by Cristy Fincher | 1 comment

Make today, showcase forever! Save on Craftsy classes via my special link and help support my store, Purple Daisies Quilting

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Posted in Craftsy, Paperless Paper Piecing, Teaching

A page out of my Story (+ a giveaway)

Posted on April 14, 2015 by Cristy Fincher | 9 comments

Welcome to my little stop on the blog hop to celebrate Carrie Bloomston's new line of fabric: Story.

If this is your first time visiting me, welcome! I'm Cristy Fincher. I'm a mom, wife, quilter, teacher, and pattern designer. I had the honor of meeting Carrie through our beautiful friend, Bari J.

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Posted in Carrie Bloomston, Giveaway, Story Fabric

My New Craftsy Class and a Giveaway!

Posted on March 04, 2015 by Cristy Fincher | 24 comments

Hi Everyone!

The past couple of months have been full of highs and lows. As most of you know, my mom's best friend and soul partner, Tom Russell, passed away unexpectedly in January. I'm still at a loss for words to express how I feel about his passing, and how to express my love for him. 

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Posted in Craftsy, Paperless Paper Piecing, Teaching