Sew, men, sew. Though still a minority in quilting circles, men are indeed picking up the needle in greater numbers. We can encourage the habit with this screen printed t-shirt, “Real Men Quilt” offered by Stacey of IceCreamTees.
I heard about this color tool from Becky’s post, Magenta! of Piece O’ Cake blog. Called the Ultimate 3-in-1 Color Tool by Joen Wolfrom, I checked it out on Amazon where I looked for one of the lowest starred comments …
Image credit: Toodles To The Noodles…
I feel like skipping when I spot my latest copy of GenQ in my mailbox.
It never disappoints. I want you to know the joy too, so I’m going to host a GenQ magazine subscription giveaway in a future post. …
Today is our darkest day of the year. It’s fitting I found this Winter Solstice Quilt today over at Keepsake Quilting. If you’re digging the pink and blue stars like me, the pattern plus these fabrics are available to buy …
Christina of A Few Scraps has outdone herself in scrappiness in her latest handmade creation, a patchwork pillow. She explains,
This is the scrappiest pillow in scrap town.
Chuckle. She also incorporated some practice free motion scrap pads from earlier …
This is what happened when Lee of Freshly Pieced put her washed and dried quilt in her freezer for 30 minutes. Bizarre behavior but necessary to test her red FriXion pen. Of the red marks reappearing she said,
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 …