I have to admit, I was not thrilled about receiving a Panasonic iron to review. After all, I own a Rowenta. Even so, I dutifully set up a sewing day with my daughter to try it out. We planned to …
Kaffe Fassett and coauthor Liza Prior Lucy have a new book out this month, Kaffe Fassett Shots and Stripes. Happily, I received a review copy from the publicist at STC Craft who allowed me to ask the authors a …
Benita of Victoriana Quilt Designs is hosting a Virtual Garage Sale to celebrate National Quilting Day coming up March 16th. To give you an idea of what you can de-stash for some extra cash, here’s a screenshot of the Category …
Before my latest Sew Sassy Buttons contest ended, Sam of Hunter’s Design Studio contacted me to say she wanted to give a second winner four buttons. Wow. Thank you Sam! So, today, I’m announcing the two winners I picked …
Such cute mustacheness, this fabric swatch brightened my morning. It’s part of the Menswear fabric collection by Timeless Treasures. On a personal note, I recently popped in to The Mustache store in Fayetteville, Arkansas while taking in the holiday lights …
Kelly of Live. Love. Create. shares on her blog a new tool (Clearly Perfect Angles) as part of Pile O’ Fabric’s Technique Tutorial Tuesday series. With it, she walks you through sewing this quilt block that’s made up of half …
Sherri Lynn Wood of Daintytime Etsy made this quilt and describes it in her product description this way,
The pattern is an improvisational riff off the [ ] symbol…This quilt took 65 hours and 20 years of experience to complete.
Thanks to each and every one of you who entered the giveaway for a Go! Baby Fabric Cutter sponsored by AccuQuilt. Drum roll…..please. Commenter 206, Joan is the winner. Here’s her comment.
My dear friend and creative quilter Joanne
Users of self-healing mats, listen up. Carol of FunThreads shares a tip for getting rid of the fuzzy remnants that get stuck in the mat after lots of cutting with a rotary cutter. Shown is the *Olfa brand mat. She …
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Today’s stop on the Generation Q blog tour is Julie Herman’s Jaybird Quilts. In her post, she starts off by comparing the size of Gen Q to her iPad, almost identical. She shares she and her brother did most …
Which one would you make? It’s a rhetorical question. Laurie Wisbrun of Scarlet Fig thought it would be fun to design some modern pillow panels for the two US political party’s mascots, the Republican Elephant and the Democratic Donkey. Go …
At one time or another most women will have a bridesmaid dress hanging in their closet. One they’ll never wear again, but is too pretty to get rid of just yet. Offered at UncommonGoods.com, you can have said dress …