Creating Pixel Blocks Using Grid Interfacing – A Tutorial

Materials List: Quiltsmart Watercolor Grid Interfacing in the size of your choice. The width of the fabric strips you are using will determine the grid size. I am using 1.5" grid since my … [Read more...]

WIP Wednesday – Experimentation and Nostalgia

I haven't been doing a lot of sewing the past few weeks. I'm slowly getting back into the groove of things though. I did a bit of experimentation with some Pigma Paintstiks on fabric. That … [Read more...]

Panasonic Cordless Iron Review

The quilters on Twitter (we call ourselves "Twilters") will be the first to tell you - I'm a bad influence. I find good deals on quilting stuff and share the info immediately. This cordless … [Read more...]

Tutorial – Printing Directly Onto Fusible Web

I love machine applique but one of the things that I hate doing is tracing designs. They can be really time consuming to do especially if they are very intricate patterns you need to trace. … [Read more...]

WIP Wednesday – Bags and Such

I tried a new Quiltsmart kit 'The Bitty Bag" (the smallest version of the Mondo and Midi bag) this weekend and really had fun with it. There are so many cute variations you can do with this … [Read more...]

Aurifil Thread Giveaway from The Quilt Bear!

The Quilt Bear is giving away another Aurifil prize pack! Two beautiful tones in 28 wt thread would look fantastic in the holiday projects everyone is probably working on now. Colors: 2600 … [Read more...]

Fun in Lonestar class

Saturday was my first time teaching the QuiltSmart Lonestar class and we had a ball! It was a small class so everyone had plenty of room to spread out which was great. Two of the students … [Read more...]

73 – Thread Painting Class, Show quilt prep, more Ask Anything answers

A thread painting workshop with Nancy Prince Corgi Fairytale gets shipped off. A final note (warning) about using the bleach gel pens. Creating a free motion quilting class - … [Read more...]

72 – Bleeding, Stashing, Tinkertote, Pricing a quilt for sale

Problem solving time! Bleeding and what to do about it on white fabric Quite a bit of stashing going on New computer Review of the Tinkertote Craftsy class and my finished tote - plus … [Read more...]

The MEGA Finishes Post – Class Samples Done!

I'm pretty sure this is some kind of world record. I work best under deadlines and this is proof. Three quilts finished this week! I'll start with the big one. The Summer House Lone Star … [Read more...]