June Mini Block of the Month

It’s here! The Mini Block of the Month has officially launched. For those of you who haven’t been following along, the Mini Block of the Month, is a three-month BOM program for quilters who don’t have the budget to make a king-sized quilt or don’t want to make a year-long commitment to a quilt. The […]

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Bonnie Hunter and her scrap obsession

If you’ve ever thrown away scraps in a Bonnie Hunter class, there’s a good chance they made their way into her pattern Pineapple Crazy in her book “String Fling.” The bed-sized quilt is made up of 5-inch paper-pieced pineapple blocks with impossibly small pieces. And all those pieces you thought you couldn’t use and tossed, well […]

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My first Quilt Market!

One of the more fun parts of having a blog that has gotten big enough to become a legitimate business is going to the International Quilt Market for the first time. There were more than two dozen rows filled with all the latest fabric lines, notions, patterns, books and sewing machines. If it had anything remotely […]

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