It has been a long while since I've sat down to write a blog post... honestly, it is 2020... so a few weeks might as well seem like a few years with all that has happened. Right?!? I'm really happy to be back writing educational blog posts that I hope this brings you answers to all of your quilting … [Read more...] about 10 Answers To The Most Popular Quilting Questions
Raise your hand if you are a victim of Shiny Object Syndrome?.... ? I have some tips that just might make your life a little easier if you are looking to maintain your creative focus! Let's talk about it a little bit more... Do you find it easy to pick one project and see it through all the way … [Read more...] about How To Maintain Your Creative Focus
It is a fairly regular occurrence around my house to see us sitting with a cup of tea and a snack while lazily reading a good book. We're all bookworms at my house :) My favorite quick quilting project for fellow cozy life enthusiasts and bookworms has got to be mug rug! "A what?" You … [Read more...] about What is a MugRug? (plus free patterns!)
I have been quilting for a lot of years... I have always been on the lookout for something that makes my life easier. I'm not afraid of hard work buuuuut if life doesn't have to be hard, why make it that way? I have recently discovered the coolest tool for my sewing room and *cue angels singing* … [Read more...] about The BEST Fabric Marking Pens
This question often comes up in conversation after I tell someone: "I am a modern quilter"... "So um what is 'modern quilting'?" they ask. "What defines it from just regular quilting?" Is Modern Quilting special? Is it different? This is what we're going to talk about today! I am … [Read more...] about What is Modern Quilting?
I had hoped to show you this fabric weeks ago because the second I saw it released, I ordered it online. Shipping was slightly delayed and all in good timing, it's finally here for me to show to you. Look at how pretty that colorful fabric is?! Doesn't it make your heart just sing a … [Read more...] about Things are “Just Peachy” Quilt WIP
This is one of those questions where you'll get a different opinion from each quilter you ask: Should you pre-wash your fabrics before you quilt? It could save you a lot of time if you don't have to wash your fabric but it could cost you more time and frustration in the end if you choose … [Read more...] about Should You Pre-Wash Your Fabrics?
We've talked a little bit recently about common quilt sizes. The hardest thing to understand is that these guidelines are just that... guidelines. But as a beginner quilter, you have to start somewhere right? Quilts come in all shapes and sizes. There is no "right" or "wrong" quilt size. As long … [Read more...] about What are the most common quilt sizes?
As quilters, we often spend so much time working on the quilt top. Getting the perfect piecing, spending time on the design work and the fabric choosing... There is so much to it! - But what about the back of your quilt? Today I'm going to talk about just that. This is the Ultimate Guide to Quilt … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Guide To Quilt Backings
Hello quilters! Today is a great day ? I finally finished a quilt that has been in the back of my mind for ages... seriously. I wanted to make this hexagon quilt a long time ago but the timing just wasn't right. I just had to wait for the right opportunity to come along! Do you have quilts like … [Read more...] about Baby Mountains – A Hexagon Quilt!
There are several ways to finish off a quilt. Today we're going to talk about one of the simplest ways! - I'm going to show you step by step pictures on how to tie a quilt. Your quilt usually consists of 3 layers: The backing, the batting or middle layer and the quilt top. It is important to … [Read more...] about How To Tie A Quilt
I don't know what it is about my office/sewing room... it is always freeeeezing in here compared to the rest of the house. I've been meaning to make myself a pretty lap quilt for a while now... if only I had the extra time, right? Oh... be careful what you wish for, right? When Hurricane … [Read more...] about “Social Distancing” – A Look at My Most Recent Quilt Project