Here’s the deal: although I have a machine quilting tutorial here on the blog, I know that I only skim the surface on what magic you can wield on your home sewing machine. The quilting world is huuuge and the possibilities are endless!
We are fabric artists are we not? On our good days, at least, we make beautiful quilts, garments, purses, hats, whatever out of fabric. But how often do we stop to ask ourselves… how is fabric made?
I had a moment like this recently.
The Campfire Quilt Pattern is available for digital download. Click here to purchase! This quilt comes in king, queen/full, throw and baby quilt sizes.
Since learning to quilt a million (17) years ago I have been fascinated with the history and heritage of quilting.
Before jumping into the book, Southwest Modern (which is AMAZING), and before passing out a few paper piecing tips (less revolutionary, but hopefully helpful), I have a preface: Quilty friends, I may be adventurous when it comes to food, spelling errors and nicknames for my loved ones, but when it's time to learn a new sewing technique, I'm a major scaredy cat.
Here’s the kind of stuff I think about when I’m laying in bed at night: What will I do when Scrappy goes off to college? What is that thing stuck to the ceiling? Oh, and WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CHAMBRAY AND DENIM??
The Rocksteady quilt pattern is now available for instant PDF download! Click here to get it. This quilt comes in king, queen/full, twin, throw, and baby quilt sizes.
There's so much I want to share with you about this dynamic, beginner-friendly quilt pattern, I almost don't know where to start!
Last week we journeyed into the wonderful history of polka dots. (FYI, there is an aaaaamazing video that you shouldn't miss.) Now that you are total polka buffs, we're moving onto...paisley! We all know what paisley is, right? It’s that iconic fabric pattern featuring the teardrop shape.