My dear friend Amy is pregnant with her first baby and I wanted to make her the coziest quilt for her tiny winter arrival. We recently got in Cloud 9′s organic cotton Fanfare flannel from Rae Hoekstra from Made by Rae. They are so plush and sweet, they made the perfect fabric for my project…. Read more »
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Every month at Patchwork Society, we learn new quilting/patchwork techniques and sew together! Our handbook is Modern Blocks compiled by Suzanne Woods. This month we made the block Four Acres (on page 68) to add to our quilt sampler. In addition to this, every month we take a spin on this block and use… Read more »
What better way to enjoy Halloween night than with an adorable handmade Trick or Treat bag!
I have found yet another use for Wash-Away Wonder Tape! I do a lot of home dec sewing – A LOT. One of my favorite home dec projects is making curtains (both shower and window). They are a snap and totally customize your room. When working with windows and baths that are wider than a… Read more »
On our recent trip to NYC, Mere, Lupine and I visited The City Quilter, Meredith’s store that she managed before she moved to Portland. We all picked up some fun fabric that we hadn’t seen locally, and we found this gem that had only a couple of yards left on it. Of course we all… Read more »
I have REALLY been needing to buy new kitchen towels. You feeling me? I didn’t want to spend a ton, so I went to the Swedish Superstore. I scoured through their ever-changing selection and didn’t find any that I liked. When I swept by their fabric department, I found some striped cotton fabric that I… Read more »
Get your springtime table off to a happy start–be it for Easter, Mother’s Day, or everyday! I modified my Personalized Napkin project with spring colors and motifs in mind. These can instantly add life to any table.
Take the pain out of mindless gathering and give the #16 Gathering Foot a try!
Yesterday I left MD and had to make a few stops on Alberta Street before heading home. I happened to park right in front of Red Sail, and I have been dying to get in there and see my new neighbor’s store. It was so lovely! I immediately saw some familiar pieces from past MD… Read more »
I would say that the process of making a quilt can be broken down to 4 stages: design, piecing, quilting and finally binding. I thoroughly enjoy designing and piecing quilts. It’s comparable to putting together a giant colorful puzzle. I love the way a print is transformed when you cut it down to size and… Read more »