My At the Lake Quilt is fun and easy to make. I would love to see this made up with prints too, not just solids. I will be getting to that soon…maybe not as soon as I would like. I am currently doing my projects for Quilt Market, but managed to squeeze this one in. Stripes just have a nautical look, so, once it’s done its job of hanging out
Have you ever felt not pretty? Well, physical looks are not important. It’s what is inside that counts. We know for a fact that this is true. But there are just days where you would like that little boost. There are days after you have had a baby and you just feel out of sorts. There are days where you’ve gained a few pounds and you don’t feel right. There
Okay, so a while back we introduced the Snippets Pearlescent Challenge. We had a lot of people come in and pick up the fabric but only a few people completed their quilts. Here’s one. I don’t want to tell who made what because I want to keep it impartial–for now. We are going to have impartial judges look at the quilts and decide which ones will win locally. I don’t
Have you seen the beautiful ombres by Studio e? They’re created differently than any other ombre. They have a more saturated and smoother transition from dark to light, so that the gradient is consistent. They’re fabulous. You will want to get your hands on them. They have a pearlized fleck throughout and are absolutely sensational. Let me show you a couple of the quilts that I have made with them.
We recently got this adorable pattern in the shop. As I was making it, I realized that sewing a zipper into a long napped Cuddle or plush fabric could be problematic. So, in order to assist the sewist in this endeavor I have created this video so that you can get some tips on the best way to do this.
This quilt is beyond fabulous. The best part about it is that it is made simply with squares. It made its debut in my book Rainbow Quilts for Scrap Lovers, (C&T Publishing) but has continued on in Spectacular Quilts for Scrap Lovers with more variations. The variations to this quilt are endless. Let me give you an example. Here is the original Blended Hexagon Quilt, hanging in the Public Television
Make this fun and functional zippy heart pouch. It’s perfect for everyone. You can make it with or without the attached hardware. It’s perfect for stuffing with candy, or lip balm or a gift card. Wear it on your clothing for keeping a credit card or keys. It’s fully lined with no raw edges inside. You will want to make a ton of these. And, we will do all of
Wow did we have a great time at Blitzen. It was a full packed house and there was a lot of inspiration to go around. Let’s talk about all of the new Cuddle that we have in the shop. Cuddle is not only beautiful and fun to sew with, it’s economical too. Have you ever priced anything made and sold in any of the boutique shops that are done with
The first thing you do when you get to Quilt Market in Houston is to greet everyone that you love. And there are so many to love. Actually the first thing I did when I got to Houston was to get a haircut. All the prep work for this market and following festival meant that I didn’t have time to get a haircut. I did squeeze in a visit to