Not only is Maypole the fastest baby quilt pattern, it's wonderfully versatile and allows you to use all different kinds of fabric other than typical quilting cotton. Have you been curious to try out flannel, double gauze, or maybe even knits?
Using knits for the first time is intimidating, but this tutorial will guide you through all of the steps to make your own elegant and simple Bohemian Garden shrug using a combination of machine and hand sewing.
We've talked about knits previously on the blog, so this first section will link to other posts that cover basic knit knowledge and answer any questions you have about purchasing and sewing with knits.
This blog post is a total baby bomb, but this quilt made me do it! How can such a soft and cozy quilt not also include my two-month old baby? Impossible! The New Horizons quilt pattern is now available!
This pattern checks all of the boxes for what I love in a quilt:
- Large pieces: These blocks are big and use large pieces of fabric making it perfect for double gauze and other scrumptious wovens!
Using ice dyed fabrics can add a unique touch to your next quilt. Because of the way ice dyed fabrics are made, no two pieces are the same. And they can be used seamlessly in quilts, mixed with solids, neutrals, or prints.
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.
Picking colors for your next creative project doesn't need to be stressful or difficult. Simplify the process by making magnetic fabric swatches for yourself so you can easily visualize color combinations and make fabric selections with confidence!
If you've been in the sewing world for long, there's a good chance you've experienced the goodness of Art Gallery Fabrics.
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!