Category Archives: Tutorials


3 Easy Steps to Make a Memory Quilt

I must have a kind and approachable face, because people love coming to me with their questions. Like, “Suzy, how do you build a website from scratch?” "Suzy, will you look at my quilt top at tell me how to quilt it?" “Suzy, what’s the best Halo Top ice cream flavor?” That last question has an easy answer – mash chocolate and peanut butter together.


How to Baste a Quilt

This tutorial will show you 3 different ways to baste a quilt, but first let’s begin with a quick attitude check for those who need it. Growing up I lived across the street from a retired military man and he would say, "AC, Suzy." He was never one to elaborate, but I knew what he meant.


10 Creepy & Fun Halloween Sewing DIYs

Here are the only Halloween sewing DIYs you'll need for this fall season, so grab a chai tea, a handful of candy corn and let's dive in! 

Out here in the Midwest, we like our abrupt transitions. So, last week, we were all about sippin’ margs on the patio in our summer rompers, and then suddenly someone hit the “fall” button, and it’s all about SWEATERS!


4 Creative Ways to Label a Quilt

In the words of the 21st century philosopher Beyoncé, “If you liked it then you should have put a label on it.” What?… she didn’t say that? Well, I'm pretty sure it was something close to that.

We all know that quilting takes some WORK, and whether you’re giving that finished masterpiece to your niece, selling it on Etsy, or even just keeping the dang quilt cause you made it and you deserve it...