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
Ready for some really fun and easy FREE patterns that use pre-cut Jelly roll fabric? That is exactly what I have for you today! I'm rounding up my favorite free Jelly roll projects to share with you from around the internet! In quilting terms... just what is a Jelly Roll? A Jelly Roll is a … [Read more...] about 10 Free Jelly Roll Patterns!
I had such a positive response to the DIY quilted floor pillow and photos that I shared last week. It was so overwhelming that I decided to go ahead and create a pattern for you! I also included detailed instructions on how I made the pillow... oh, and did I mention that I decided to give the … [Read more...] about FREE PATTERN! DIY Quilted Floor Pillow
Hey, so I wanted to share something really fun with you today! I've been listed as one of the top 15 Quilt Blogs to follow in 2020! You can check out the article on Feedspot here! It is a great group of blogs that I'm included with on the list so I'm pretty honored and excited. Make sure … [Read more...] about Top 15 Quilt Blogs To Follow In 2020
I've had this idea for a DIY quilted floor pillow for a while. I wanted a soft and fluffy meditation pillow for quiet moments - even though they are rare around here. haha I wanted something that would be comfortable and large, but also beautiful and of course... quilted! I started by … [Read more...] about DIY Quilted Floor Pillow