Hey howdy hey quilting friends! 😘 I've got tips to share with you today (plus a video!) on the best way to fold and store your fabrics! Fabrics are precious little treasures... and it seems to be quite the hot opinionated topic to discuss how to store them. Everyone has an opinion or a way … [Read more...] about The Best Way to Fold and Store Your Fabrics!
We recently had the pleasure of taking a little vacation-getaway. I added in some local quilt shops to our travel "to-do" list. Since I know that not everyone is able to travel right now, I thought I would share some of my adventure with you... [Be prepared, this post has a LOT of photos … [Read more...] about Vacation-Getaway (With A Little Quilting Mixed In)
One of my favorite things to do when we travel is to look up a few local quilt shops to visit during some of our downtimes! I'll admit that 1) I am probably the only one in my family that enjoys this part of the trip... and 2) Any purchases and finds as my souvenir from each trip. I have found … [Read more...] about How To: Find Local Quilt Shops
We've been in our "new house" for just under a year now. So it is safe to say we're mostly settled in and everything has found it's place... (for now at least). We've completed a few projects here and there... but my sewing room has been in need of a facelift. When we moved in, I made things work … [Read more...] about Sewing Room Face Lift: Planning Stages
We usually have at least two leftover dinner nights in my house each week. We try to make use of what we have so it doesn't go to waste. That's the whole idea, right? Did you know that you can take the same principle and apply it to your sewing room? If you have leftover quilt batting scraps … [Read more...] about What To Do With Leftover Quilt Batting Scraps
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?