Before I sift through my pile of unfinished sewing projects to give you 3 steps to finish your WIPs, indulge me with one quick story. The year was 2007. I was 21. Although I wasn’t overly ambitious in my studies, I did have one special skill – I said yes to almost everything.
Ok, SQ readers. It’s happening again. I’m re-opening my diary and letting you take a peek. If you missed my confession about Baking Shows and need to take a minute to empathize with my obsession, go ahead. I’ll wait. But when you come back, get ready to dive with me real deep… into my shoe closet.
Remember when we did free-association writing therapy about my difficulty picking out a toothpaste… and then also my difficulty picking out quilt batting?
How to troubleshoot sewing machine tension is an ongoing problem in the sewing community. How do I know this? Because since I started the Suzy Quilts Patterns Facebook Group almost once a week someone posts a frantic question about uneven stitches or breaking thread or loose top stitches.
I get it!
The Meet the Maker series is back! We'll be featuring two more amazing fiber artists before we close out the series. To read about other featured makers we love, click here!
One of the coolest things about Annabel Wrigley (and believe me, there are many, many cool things) is that she is just one sewist… but she has given birth to many, many littler sewists.
I can get overly excited at times when talking about sewing notions. I may even be guilty of using superlatives in most of my posts because I'm just that passionate about the best of the best for you and your quilts!
If you’re a crafter of any kind – knitting, sewing, quilting, pottery, woodworking, underwater basket weaving – you have probably received some awkward compliments. Maybe someone has even said, “That's so pretty, I can't even tell it's handmade!”
Hmmm...compliment? When hearing that, it’s easy to get offended, or defensive, or downright annoyed.
I think it’s time to take our relationship to the next level, so periodically, I’m going to give you an inside peek at my diary.
In a previous post we created an ombré Triangle Jitters quilt by combining the required yardage from the pattern into 8 fat quarters. With that quilt we used some fabulous ombré fabric by V and Co. This time around, however, I’ll be using solid fabric fat quarters to create an ombré quilt.