Five hour bed quilt sneak peak

I’ve been working on a new pattern and wanted to share a sneak peak with you all today. The entire quilt top went together in five hours from start to finish. The speed is thanks to using a layer cake, which cuts down significantly on the prep time and a speedy construction technique.┬áPlus since the […]

Teaching my mom to be a quilt addict

My mom is learning to quilt. If you ask her, she’ll say she’s learning how to make table runners and she doesn’t want to make large quilts. But I just think she hasn’t been fully indoctrinated yet. She has a very demanding job and is looking for something fun to do to relax. So I’ve […]
How to make placemats

How to make placemats

This is an easy project for beginner sewers and a great way to personalize your decor. Use one yard of 54-inch wide home decor fabric to make four placemats, or two half-yard cuts to make double-sided placemats.

Tutorial: How to make curtains hung by clips

For my day job, I work as a social media editor and home improvement blogger for a daily newspaper. In April the Home & Garden section always features a Spring Around the House series, so I’m putting together a few tutorials on easy home decor sewing projects that are designed for beginners. The video above […]

Valentine’s Day placemat tutorial

For Valentine’s Day, I figured I’d resurrect a placemat tutorial that is an oldie but a goodie. My aunt, also a quilter, got me fabric to make these placemats when I first started quilting. If you look closely at the photo, you’ll see that my binding is applied wrong because I didn’t know the correct […]