Wedding plans include a quilt

CanoeRidge_WeddingQuilt

Engaged. That’s the news Megan of Canoe Ridge Creations shared with her readers today. And, as part of the celebration, she’s making her first Double Wedding Ring quilt. This fall the knot is tied, so I think her color choices … Read More...

Tutorial: Mini Scrap Quilt

Mini Scrap quilt tutorial Amy Smart

Amy of Diary of a Quilter made this mini quilt from leftover scraps from other sewing and quilting projects. Measuring a mere 15″ square, not only is this thrifty, but it will sew up fast too. She shares on her … Read More...

NQA Quilt Show coming in June

NQA Quilt Show

Calling all quilters, would-be quilters, or just admirers. Don’t miss the 46th Annual NQA Quilt Show coming next month to my home town, Little Rock, Arkansas. Dates are June 18th – 20th, so mark your calendars.

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Sewing is smart and sexy at Naja

Free the Bush_knickers_panties

Sewing does not make one stodgy. Naja gets this; just check out these panties, “Free the Bush”. So funny. so clever, so spot on. From their Our Story page you can meet the founder of the company,
Catalina Girald, who … Read More...

Go Jelly Roll for a quick quilt

To the Point Quilt TutorialAmy of Stitchery Dickory Dock understands most quilters have limited time yet still wish to give sewn gifts. She shares on her blog her secret weapon. She uses precuts, a jelly roll in this case. which means piecing is fast. … Read More...

3 Ways to Thwart Inner Critic

Thwart Inner Critic PDF and VideoA creator using paint and paper, Carolyn, of A Colorful Journey, offers up three of her favorite tips for stopping her inner critic. She shares these with anyone who signs up for her newsletter. I just did, and I have … Read More...

Fabric: Cats amid sewing room

CatsInSewingRoomStudioEFabricsDue in stores October 15, this fabric line is “A Cat Tale” designed by Sarah Frederking for Studio E Fabrics. Besides all the cute poses these happy cats show us, it is what their backdrops are that caught my attention. … Read More...

Free tips for using fabric scraps

Rumi's scrap quiltRumi of 3PatchCrafts shares on her blog this beautifully stitched scrap quilt. A mini, she explains the top appeared in a Craftsy eBook that provides tips and project ideas for using up leftover scraps from sewing, quilting and crafting.

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Tip: Storing rulers

Nannys tips ruler storageWith quilting comes lots of wonderful tools, such as acrylic rulers. They come in all sizes and once you get more than two or three, storing them so they are ready to grab can be a challenge. My sewing room … Read More...

Tutorial: Starflower quilt block

Starflower quilt block tutorialEasy is not the first word that comes to mind when describing quilt making. But Jennie, of Coral & Co., shares on her blog a secret she uses that makes the process much less intimidating. Even better, it will save … Read More...

IQSC offers online quilt exhibits

Online Exhibitions IQS NebraskaNot all of us live close enough to quilt museums to get in even a single visit. But, did you know the International Quilt Study Center and Museum, out of Lincoln, Nebraska, offers online exhibitions? They do indeed.

Though each … Read More...