If the mountains of fabric in your sewing space are creating colorful avalanches, this ultimate guide to folding fabric is for you! The longer you spend making quilts, the greater the chances that you have grown a plentiful stash of fabric.
When quilters find out I work as a textile curator, one of the first questions they ask is about best practices for fabric storage. We invest so much time, effort, and (let’s face it) money into building a fabric stash, and everyone wants to know how to keep that precious investment safe!
We’ve had a bit of a break on the blog from sharing incredible fiber artists, but we are back with an American artist that I discovered through a friend, and WOW. I was blown away the first time I saw photos of Bisa Butler's quilt portraits.
Welcome to the first annual We Sew Together sew along for charity! This four-week sew along allows lots of flexibility, but doesn't skimp on coupons and prizes. Over the next month we, as an online community, will sew any quilt pattern you choose for any charity from this list – The Ultimate Guide to Quilt Donations: A List of Where and How to Donate Quilts.
Quilt photography can be a tricky thing. There's a lot to think about from lighting and scale down to the details of texture and color. Today on the blog I have a professional photographer to give us her 6 best tips on photographing a quilt.
We love quilt history here at SQ, and we especially love anything and everything that has to do with our best friend, the sewing machine. In this post I share with you how the invention of the sewing machine changed sewing, and the whole world, forever.
One thing I love about quilting is that no matter how long you have been sewing, there's always a new technique or different approach to learn. You may be thinking that you have pressed thousands of seams over the course of your quilting career so you don't need a tutorial on how to press seams in a quilt.