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Valentine’s Day Quilted Table Runner

Inside: Valentine's Day Quilted Table Runner Today, quilt pattern designer and teacher Krista Moser is sharing a sweet Valentine's Day Table Runner Tutorial. With one versatile ruler this pattern goes together quickly and easily converts into a baby quilt! Learn more about Krista and her awesome ruler at the end of the post.  I'm sharing a recent project with you just in time for ... Read More about Valentine’s Day Quilted Table Runner

A Modern Quilt That Uses Solids

Inside: A Modern Quilt That Uses Solids I think people get into quilting for lots of reasons. Some are artists who display their talents in quilts. Others love making quilts to give away to family and friends. There are those who use the mathematical side of quilting to create beautiful geometric designs. And then their are those for whom quilting becomes their chosen method of ... Read More about A Modern Quilt That Uses Solids

How to Make a Perfect Churn Dash Quilt Block

Inside: How to Make a Perfect Churn Dash Quilt Block The Churn Dash Quilt Block is a very basic block that has stood the test of time. This popular quilt block is a very old 9-Patch quilt block pattern, originating sometime between 1800 and 1850. Its name is a result of the resemblance of the block's triangle and rectangle perimeter to a butter churn and the center square to the stick (or ... Read More about How to Make a Perfect Churn Dash Quilt Block

How to Make Fabric Alphabet Letters

Inside: How to Make Fabric Alphabet Letters Sometimes we need a simple sewing project that qualifies as self-care. This type of project should allow you to do some sewing but not leave you frustrated because the project is too large or complicated. It's a way to get you into your sewing space and have a quick win. If it's a great scrap buster, even better because the pressure of using up ... Read More about How to Make Fabric Alphabet Letters

Have You Heard of the Blueberry Pie Quilt Block?

Inside: Have You Heard of the Blueberry Pie Quilt Block? Have You Heard of the Blueberry Pie Quilt Block? When I sketched out this block a couple of years ago I had no idea if it was a traditional block or even had a name. I thought I might have created a new quilt block. Of course, I'm not that naive, I just had no idea what the block should be called. So, for almost two years I called it ... Read More about Have You Heard of the Blueberry Pie Quilt Block?

How to Make a Halloween Dresden Neighborhood Mini Quilt

How to Make a Halloween Dresden Neighborhood Mini Quilt This week, I'm participating a Halloween Sewing and Craft Party with a group of bloggers (links at the end). As a group, we hope that this series will inspire your Halloween sewing projects. For my project, I chose to create this Halloween Dresden Neighborhood Mini-Quilt. I was supposed to attend a workshop for this pattern a few months ... Read More about How to Make a Halloween Dresden Neighborhood Mini Quilt

10 Best Quilting Books for Beginners

Inside: 10 Best Quilting Books for Beginners When taking up a new craft it's always hard to know where to begin. And this is especially true with quilting. There are so many choices which make it difficult for a new quilter to know where to turn. What a quilting beginner really needs to be successful are two things: Inspiration and Instructions. Because of this, I've created a list of the ... Read More about 10 Best Quilting Books for Beginners

How to Make a Perfect Dutchman’s Puzzle Quilt Block

Inside: How to Make a Perfect Dutchman's Puzzle Quilt Block The Dutchman's Puzzle Quilt Block is such a fun and cheery block! At its core it's a simple block constructed with pairs of Flying Geese blocks. This remarkably simple block consists of a larger triangle (the goose) surrounded by two smaller triangles (the sky). These blocks are usually made so they are twice as wide as they are ... Read More about How to Make a Perfect Dutchman’s Puzzle Quilt Block

The Best Garment Fitting Classes

INSIDE: The Best Garment Fitting Classes Let's be honest, here. Garment fitting can be complicated. However, I'm here to tell you that it's definitely doable. You just need to know how to take correct measurements and then properly apply them to a pattern. I won't lie - you may make a few duds before getting everything right. But, here's the good news - once you master fit, you can sew ... Read More about The Best Garment Fitting Classes