How-Sewing-Machines-Work
Sewing Tools

How Sewing Machines Work (hint: it’s not magical gnomes)

For years, I just assumed that sewing machines were magical little boxes that worked because of the influence of tiny fantasy creatures (I called them “sewing gnomes”) running about inside. You know, like microwaves.

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Needle-Turn-Applique-Tutorial
Tutorials

Appliqué All Day! Needle-Turn Appliqué Tutorial

Like so many things in the sewing world, needle-turn appliqué is one of those techniques that seems completely intimidating…until you try it. I’ve been there! It’s like when you walk into a party and see that über hip and interesting person in the middle of the room drinking a cocktail you've never heard of and looking crazy intimidating.

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How-To-Choose-The-Right-Batting
Quilting 101, Sewing Tools

How to Choose the Right Quilt Batting

This post is your one-stop-shop in finding aaaaall of the information you need to know about quilt batting. You may want to go ahead and tab it now. I'll wait....ready? Great! Let's jump in!

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Free-Bird-Quilt-Pattern
Free Patterns

FREE Bird Watching Quilt Pattern

The name Charley Harper typically elicits one of two responses: 1.) "I LOVE him! My mom/grandfather/1st grade teacher had a mug/poster/puzzle of his artwork." OR 2.) "Who dat?"

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