Olfa, #Olfa35

Almost Famous

I’ve got some very fun news to share this week. Earlier this year I was asked to create a block for the Olfa 35th anniversary quilt to be debuted at … Continue Reading →

The Sewing Party

DIY industry’s biggest names team up to create ‘The Sewing Party’

Spurred by a lack of sewing education in the schools, several of the biggest names in the DIY industries are teaming up to create The Sewing Party. The Party is … Continue Reading →


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 →