Quilt journaling is a wonderful and creative way to capture your quilting journey, and I'm thrilled to share some insights and ideas with you. Even though quilt labels are great (and I highly recommend making them), they can’t capture a quilt’s entire journey.
If you’ve ever gone on a retreat, you know how wonderful they can be: Time with friends, projects finished, hilarious stories, relaxation. But I bet you also know how quilting retreats can go badly: Forgetting important tools, sleeping in an uncomfortable bed, coming home worn out.
In this blog post, we're tackling a big subject — tips for how routines and accountability can help improve your quilting. If you’re like me, you spend a lot of time alone quilting and pursuing other crafty passions. That means there’s no one there to notice patterns that adversely affect your efficiency, or to make sure you follow through on your plans and commitments.
Today I’m sharing my top five ways to grow your own creative community — virtually guaranteeing you’ll always have support on your crafting journey. If you're like me, quilting is so much more than the final product. It's about the creative process and the friends we make along the way!
Today we’re examining six mindset mistakes that will kill your quilting mojo… and ways we can conquer them to develop a mindful making perspective. These tips can be applied to quilting, crafting, or even your holiday cooking!
Do any of these mindsets sound familiar?
In this article, you’ll learn about quilting time management. Rushing can cause quilters to work at sewing machines, sometimes in painful positions, for hours on end. That’s not great for your body and health! It can also cause stress when trying to meet deadlines.
As a quilter with fibromyalgia, I take care to keep repetitive tasks from causing me pain—so I’m a proponent of good sewing ergonomics. Anyone can learn to stay healthy and keep pain low in the sewing room!
Ergonomics is the study of people in relation to their working environments with the goal of boosting wellness and efficiency.