Warm & Natural giveaway

If you’ve been following along with the T-shirt tutorial videos, then you’re almost ready to layer and baste your quilt. I’m going to help one of you do that, by giving away a queen-sized package of Warm & Natural batting. I recommend Warm & Natural for T-shirt quilts because it can be quilted up to […]

2016 BOM fabric swatch sneak peak

I’m starting to plan the 2016 BOM quilt pattern. I’ve got a layout planned out and am in the process of selecting fabrics. One of the fabric lines I’m considering is from Majestic Batiks, which makes hand-crafted batiks using Indonesia’s centuries-old method of hand dyeing fabric. There is a beautiful selection of fabrics available, but these are the […]

Giveaway! Recycled Hexie Quilts

I know how you all love your giveaways and I have a great one for you courtesy of Schiffer Publishing. The latest item up for grabs is a copy of “Recycled Hexie Quilts: Using Vintage Hexagons in Today’s Quilts” by Mary W. Kerr. The book is filled with ideas for finishing and repurposing this very […]

‘Playing with Surface Design’ review and giveaway!

If you’ve ever thought about creating your own fabrics, then “Playing with Surface Design: Modern Techniques for Painting, Stamping, Printing and More” by Courtney Cerruti is a book you should add to your library. I’ve reviewed probably half-a-dozen books on printmaking and art quilting techniques, and “Playing with Surface Design” is exceptional in its clear, step-by-step […]

How to make a T-shirt quilt video tutorial

I’ve combined all the posts and instructions in the How to Make a T-shirt quilt series into one post. Now you can watch all 10 videos, get your fabric requirements and sashing chart all in one location. Pin this page, bookmark it, share it on Facebook, do whatever you have to do to remember the […]
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How to Make a Mask WITHOUT Elastic

Thanks to the outpouring of support from the sewing community in the effort to make masks, elastic is now hard to come by. The four main distributors to quilt shops in the U.S. are all out and it is going to be a bit before they can get more. So I created this video to […]