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.

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Tutorial: Fabric scrap magnets

Scrap fabric magnets tutorialMelissa of A Happy Stitch did a guest post at Andrea’s Notebook showing how she made these scrappy fabric magnets. She displays them on her fridge atop a metal board. Now, that’s a brilliant solution for anyone who has a … Read More...

Quilts and textile art at AQC 2015

Yvonne Chapman ‘True Blue Mates’ from the True Blue Exhibition

Yvonne Chapman ‘True Blue Mates’ from the True Blue Exhibition

Quilters and quilt admirers, there’s an event coming to Melbourne next week you don’t want to miss. It’s the 11th annual Australasian Quilt Convention (AQC) Expo and Quilt Show, running … Read More...

Free pattern: Charm Box quilt

Charm Box Quilt Karin JordanKarin of Leigh Laurel Studios made this twin size quilt from a free pattern she downloaded from the Fat Quarter Shop. It’s part of their Shortcut Quilt Series. Meaning, this quilt top sews up super fast.

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