7 09, 2015

Think Big Quilt-Along : Quilted Quilt

By | September 7th, 2015|quilt-along, Think Big|0 Comments

One of my goals for the long weekend was to get my Think Big Quilt-Along quilt quilted, and I did it! I had been waiting on a large piece of backing fabric earlier in the week and was so glad when it arrived on Friday. I loaded it late on Saturday, after spending some time [...]

4 09, 2015

Precut Primer: Review & Giveaway!

By | September 4th, 2015|books, finished quilt, My Fabric|190 Comments

It seems like most everyone is back to school, and my friends Barb and Mary of Me & My Sister Designs, have a great new book, Precut Primer, full of lessons for quilters! I love how the book is laid out with grades 1-12, each project slightly more challenging, but I have to say, working [...]

4 09, 2015

Featuring Carrie – A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By | September 4th, 2015|Featured Quilter|1 Comment

  Today's featured quilter is Carrie - her quilts caught my eye because Carrie is stepping out of the box in quilting - so to speak. Carrie blogs at The Zen Quilter, and I hope you enjoy getting to know Carrie and her quilts better -- When did you begin quilting? I was a bit of [...]

28 08, 2015

Featuring Irina – A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By | August 28th, 2015|Featured Quilter|0 Comments

Today's feature is Irina - Irina blogs over at El Petit Taller about all of her creations, and creative endeavors. I hope you enjoy getting to know Irina and her quilts -- 1. When did you begin quilting? I remember my very first quilting work when I was about 14 or 15. At that time [...]

24 08, 2015

Think Big Quilt-Along : Equalizer Blocks

By | August 24th, 2015|quilt-along, Think Big|1 Comment

This week we are making the last set of blocks in our Think Big Quilt-Along! We are making 12 Equalizer blocks, which is the most blocks we've made, but they are also the simplest to make. Once again, on the photo above I’ve listed the number of each piece, and how many strips to cut from [...]

21 08, 2015

Featuring Rachel – A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By | August 21st, 2015|Featured Quilter|2 Comments

Hi there! Today's featured quilter is Rachel, from Wooden Spoon Quilts! Rachel's quilts are full of beautiful, modern fabrics, and she has a great way of mixing them together - I hope you enjoy getting to know Rachel better -- 1. When did you begin quilting? My love of quilting started just over seven years [...]

17 08, 2015

Think Big Quilt Along : Tilt-a-Whirl Blocks

By | August 17th, 2015|quilt-along, Think Big|0 Comments

We are continuing on the quilt-along from Think Big this week with Tilt-A-Whirl blocks! This block is a 16-patch with half-square triangles, and quarter circle units. Don't let those curves keep you from stitching these fun blocks up! They are nice and big, and I have lots of tips to help. If you haven't cleaned [...]

14 08, 2015

Featuring Zafira – A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By | August 14th, 2015|Featured Quilter|2 Comments

Another Friday is upon us! I know many of you have kids heading back to school right now - I hope that your transition is smooth and easy.  We have one more week of freedom, then back to the daily routines and a regular schedule - that shouldn't excite me so much, but it does! [...]