Now that we've made our binding, it's time to get that long and lovely fabric attached to your quilt! From first stitch to joining the ends and the mitered corners in between, here's how to attach your binding to your quilt.Read More
Don't hurry to throw those dog ears, thread clippings or 1/4" strips in the trash - save them! From integrating them into new projects to using them in the garden, I've got some unique ideas on how to keep your fabric trimmings out of the landfill.Read More
Variegated Squares is now available for instant PDF download! Click here to get it.
This pattern comes in three different sizes: crib, throw & twin!
I was always dabbling in crafts as a kid, but it wasn't until I was a young adult before I realized quilting was a passion I wanted to pursue.Read More
Haver Square is now available for instant PDF download! Click here to get it.
This pattern comes in four different sizes: baby, throw, twin & generous queen.
A little background... I have a soft spot for mid-century modern design. Trendy or not, it's true!Read More
You've pieced your quilt top, carefully basted and quilted it, trimmed the excess and now you need to finish those edges so you can start snuggling your work of art! Whether it's your favorite part or least, quilt binding is an important final step in your quilt making process. But what exactly is it and how do you make it?Read More
A Reading Pillow, sometimes called a Book Pillow or a Pocket Pillow, is a large pillow with a pocket sewn into it, intended to be used for - wait for it - snuggling and reading! Only 2 yards of fabric and an hour at your sewing machine and you'll be in Reading Pillow heaven.Read More
If you're new to quilting and wondering what tools you need to make a quilt it can be really overwhelming, but the investment in a few good quality tools at the start is paramount, as you'll have many of these for years to come. So, aside from fabric, thread and batting, here's what you really need (the basics, without all the bells and whistles)...Read More
I've brought together some great holiday sewing tutorials and patterns that are inexpensive and easy, and look like you've made all the effort! Most will take you about an hour to sew together. Some of these are even no-sew. WHAT?!! I know, it's nuts. Actually, it's not nuts, it's just a bunch of really awesome fabric-based DIYs that will make you the handmade gift superstar.Read More
I was completely shocked, excited and humbled to have Dana of Made Everyday reach out to me to ask if I would participate in her blog tour for her recent line, Blush by Art Gallery Fabrics. I was ecstatic! And then.. I panicked: what do I make? which quilt might best showcase these vintage-inspired prints? aaaand, how will I ever decide which prints to use?!!Read More