Introducing the Q24

We are proud to introduce the first Longarm Quilting Machine from BERNINA. We could not be more thrilled to bring this beauty into our studio to share with you! Features we love: 24″ throat space BERNINA Longarm Stitch Regulation fully front operated & unique ergonomics unique tension control up to 2,200 stitches per minute From fully … Continued

Hello, Bear – Hello, Lovely!

Hello, Bear by Bonnie Christine of Art Gallery Fabrics hit the shop this week. We could not be more thrilled to have this sweet collection. There is something about Bonnie’s illustrations that make us want to cuddle little babies with this super-soft fabric. Art Gallery never disappoints when it comes to cuddle-worthy quilting cottons. Perfect for … Continued

Join the club!

Patchwork Society 2015 starts this month! We are kicking off year three of Patchwork Society! This year we are excited to explore improvisational piecing using Lucy Summer’s fabulous book, Quilt Improv: Incredible Modern Quilts from Everyday Inspiration. In each session we will demo new techniques and discuss how to develop modern compositions. We will also explore design inspiration, … Continued

Semi-annual Classroom Machine Sale!

It’s BERNINA Classroom Sale time! The brand new BERNINA classroom machines are here! This means it’s time for a our semi-annual BERNINA Classroom Machine Sale! All previous classroom machines have been serviced and are on sale for you at a special discounted price. This is the perfect opportunity to get one of the machines you … Continued

Doe by Carolyn Friedlander

We have been waiting patiently to get our hands on Doe since the exciting debut at Quilt Market in October. The beautiful collection by Carolyn Friedlander with Robert Kaufman is finally here and we are dreaming up all sorts of projects to make! Sometimes there are those fabric collections that just speak to you – … Continued

Holiday Gift Guide: Day Five

To finish up our week of gift giving ideas we’ve got something special! At the end of this blog we’ve got a giveaway that you won’t want to miss out on. But first, another great gift for your sewists – the gift of sewing! Register a friend for one of our upcoming sewing classes! We’ve … Continued

MD Gallery – Elizabeth Hartman

What do a fox, a whale, a hedgehog and a cat all have in common? They have all made their way into quilts thanks to Elizabeth Hartman! If you haven’t seen Elizabeth’s quilts, now is your chance. This month our classroom has quilts on display made by the talented quilter, author and designer! Elizabeth Hartman is a self-taught … Continued

Why We Love Cirrus Solids

In the process of deciding what new solid collection to bring to the store, we had a few things in mind that we knew were important – texture, weight, color saturation, soft hand, and an overall beautiful palette. These Cloud9 Cirrus Solids were just what we were looking for.

MD Gallery – Rachel Kerley

If you haven’t had a chance to look at the current gallery on display in our classroom, now is a great time! These quilts, by local quilter Rachel Kerley, will be on display for the next few weeks – you do not want to miss out on seeing these beauties.

Home Sewn Weekend featured instructor Lizzy House

We’d like to extend a warm welcome to Lizzy House who will be joining us for our first ever Home Sewn Weekend this October. Lizzy will be teaching a few workshops over the weekend, including her Meadow Quilt, which is only available as a workshop. She has also given us permission (and sketches!) to digitize for a one-of-a-kind embroidery … Continued