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 →

Schiffer Publishing, Decorating Eggs: Exquisite Designs with Wax & Dye, Jane Pollak, Dare to Dance: An Art Quilt Challenge, Mary Kerr, LOOK INSIDE! Other Books You May Enjoy! Celebrate the Day with Quilts: An Art Quilt Challenge, Shannon Gingrich Shirley,

Quilt book giveaway!

It’s an art quilt book giveaway! Schiffer Publishing has provided three of its latest releases for a giveaway. To enter, comment below on which book you’d like to win and … Continue Reading →

Free Block of the Month

August Block of the Month

This month we’re making quarter square triangles, also known as hour glass units, from squares. It’s a new block for this quilt, but the technique is very similar to making … Continue Reading →

How to spray baste a king sized quilt

How to spray baste a king-sized quilt

I may have registered my maple leaf log cabin quilt for my guild’s quilt show in September. Which means I actually have to finish it. The top has been done … Continue Reading →