Learning how to sew curves is just like learning how to ride a bike. Do you remember that first time riding without the training wheels? As a little girl, I would have been quite content to cruise around the neighborhood with my training wheels still on until my bags were packed for college.
Founder of Closet Case Patterns, Heather Lou, may be a sewing superstar but she’s also Just Like Us! She had a closet crammed with ill-fitting clothes, but was overwhelmed by the prospect of sewing (most of us can identify with at least one of those!)
Ready for a super simple tutorial on how to match a print seamlessly on your quilt backing using just a washable glue stick? Keep reading!
So, let's have some real talk here for a sec. You're obviously here because you love quilts.
Over a year and a half after its inception, the Reflections quilt pattern is now available for instant PDF download!
The Reflections Wall Hanging & Pillow Extension pattern is also available. Shop here!
I hold this quilt very dear to my heart.
Glue basting seams is simple, inexpensive and the best way to ensure accuracy when piecing a quilt.
Have you ever been in the “quilting zone” piecing your little heart out only to realize that your points aren’t matching up very well, despite using pins?
You did it! You made it to the end of the Mod Mountains sew along. Eight whole weeks of cutting, sewing and pressing triangles and now in just a few more days you will have a finished quilt top. Give yourself a round of applause!!
The trees are green, the birds are singing and I’m almost positive that it’s not going to snow again here in Chicago – it’s finally summer in the midwest! Do you know what that means? It’s time to bring out the bamboo batting!
Mod Mountaineers, our blocks are sewn. Our mountains have been climbed! All that's left to do is enjoy the view from the top and begin our decent. This is when you get to lay everything out, step back and give yourself a rewarding pat on the back.
Friends, I’m a bag person. And a purse person. I mean, who isn’t. How could we ever live through life without a fantastic purse? Carry things in our hands? We only have two of those! And they’re so small! No. Purses and bags.