Heeeeey-oh. Hey hey heeey-oh! Quiltketeers, we're already in Week 5 of our Gather sew along! Even though the intensely bright and somewhat claustrophobic snowscape outside my window hasn't changed much over the last few weeks, I still see that a lot of progress has been made on this quilt and we are zipping on through!
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.
This trendy tote tutorial is based on the popular SQ pattern, Sugar POP. In addition to throw and baby sizes, the pattern includes instructions for an 18" pillow, which is what we'll be using today.
An oversized tote bag is necessary because inevitably there comes a point in every woman's life when her purse is simply not big enough.
My quilty friends, this week in our sew along I have a two-for-one post dedicated completely to the simple HST. In Weeks 3 and 4 of the Gather sew along we make all of our HSTs. There are a few different ways to do this, so read on if you enjoy a good buffet of options.
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!
Hello my lovelies and welcome to the second week of our Gather quilt sew along! This week we are cut, cut cutting! The Gather quilt involves simple strip cutting and then sub-cutting, so all you need is a basic ruler, cutting mat, and a rotary cutter with a sharp blade (no dull blades allowed!)
Crafty friends, this quilted floor pillow tutorial is one you'll be bookmarking so you can make it again and again. The reason is because at some point in your life, you've probably had to sit on the floor. It might've been while you were playing with your kids or grandkids, visiting some friends with limited seating, or maybe while you were waiting for a delayed flight at an airport.
How to trim half square triangles is a basic quilting skill that, at least at some point in your quilting career, you will probably have to figure out. There are different ways to sew, press and trim half square triangles, but let me tell you, as someone who has made thousands of these wonderful blocks, I have recently landed on a favorite way to do it.