October Block of the Month

Sorry I am so late getting the pattern out this month. I’ve been battling a nasty cold and I still haven’t mastered getting anything accomplished on weeknights now that I’m … Continue Reading →

The Ultimate Guide to Art Quilting, Linda Seward

The Ultimate Guide to Art Quilting provides comprehensive in-depth instuctions

If you’ve been admiring art quilts and wondering where to start, “The Ultimate Guide to Art Quilting” is a must have. Written by Linda Seward, the author of “The Complete Book … Continue Reading →


September Block of the Month

This month’s block is made fast and easy thanks to some time saving techniques. We’re making more half square triangles. You all should be experts at making them by now. … Continue Reading →


Quilts of Love giveaway!

The Quilts of Love series from Abingdon Press features 25 books, each by a different author and written across multiple genres. The two things they have in common are each story has a … Continue Reading →

Hidden in the Stars, book review, Quilts of Love, Robin Caroll, Abingdon Press

Quilting, crime and Christian lit come together in ‘Hidden in the Stars’

Following a brutal attack that killed her mother and stole her voice, Sophia Montgomery begins to unravel a mystery about her mother’s past and a discovers a quilt that holds … Continue Reading →

Quilts of Love, Abingdon Press

Quilts of Love spins stories with quilts

Quilters yearning for a good story about their craft have a new series to line their bookshelves with. The Quilts of Love series from Abingdon Press features 25 books, each … Continue Reading →

McCalls 6875, M6875, matching doll and girl dress

Little girls, their dolls and dresses

When I was a little girl my American Girl doll and I both had matching dresses. That outfit was my absolute favorite, mostly because with thick bangs and dark brown … Continue Reading →

Single Fold Bias Tape2

My new favorite way to finish seams

I’ve been sewing more garments since I had Angela and finishing seams is always a challenge. I don’t have a serger to bind off the edges and keep the fabric … Continue Reading →

Creative Publishing International, The Quilter's Palette: A Workbook of Color & Pattern Ideas & Effects, Katy Penny,

Gain confidence with ‘The Quilter’s Palette’

When I teach quilting classes the biggest problem my students encounter is figuring out which fabrics will look best with their pattern. The difficulties range from picking a palette of busy … Continue Reading →

#Olfa35, Olfa, 35th Anniversary

35th anniversary of the rotary cutter

Olfa is celebrating the 35th anniversary of the rotary cutter by making a Anniversary Commemorative Quilt that will be displayed at the International Quilt Market in Houston this October. I was lucky … Continue Reading →