Must-have notion: Machingers Quilting Gloves

I’m not going to recommend a product on this blog unless I really love it and couldn’t imagine quilting without it. Machingers Quilting Gloves definitely fit that description. The gloves are made from a lightweight, breathable fabric so you won’t get sweaty hands while you’re quilting. But what makes these gloves absolutely essential for quilting […]

Stash too big? Donate to Quilts of Valor

About a month ago I watched a program on Iowa Public Television about the Quilts of Valor Under Our Wings program. The program connects experienced quilters with men and women who have never sewed before to make a quilt for a veteran. I don’t come from a military family, but I just cried throughout the […]
How to make a pillowcase with French seams

How to make a pillowcase with French seams

Learn how to make a pillowcase using your favorite novelty fabric, sport team, cartoon character or just fabric leftovers to match your latest quilt. Stephanie Soebbing from breaks down the process and uses a French seam, which encloses all edges so you don’t need a serger and your pillowcase will look more professional than […]

Finished quilts of 2014

This past year was pretty productive when it came to quilting. I finished seven quilts, four of which were UFOs when the year began. I didn’t finish all the UFOs I set out to complete this year, but I plan to spend the night hand quilting to at least finish the final border of my […]
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10 Hacks for Better Quilting!

Check out Stephanie’s Top 10 Hacks for Better Quilting! You’ll be sure to improve your accuracy on your next project. Comment below to let us know your favorite quilting hacks! Also be sure to check out our completely FREE Beginner Quilting video tutorial series! It’s more than 5 hours of FREE video lessons + a […]