25 03, 2015

Quiltcast #70 :: Quilty Housekeeping

By |March 25th, 2015|podcast, Quiltcast|5 Comments

Battings and labels are both needed in our quilts even if they aren't the main attraction, but there's so many options for both! Listen in for our favorite battings and ways to label a quilt. Check at your local quilt shop, or long armer to purchase batting. Cotton, polyester battings are most commonly found. Warm & [...]

20 03, 2015

Featuring Karen :: A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |March 20th, 2015|Featured Quilter|3 Comments

Hi friends! I want to direct you to the Blogger's Quilt Festival page set up here. I've updated the dates and added a new logo to the page - I'm looking forward to seeing all the quilts again in a couple of months! Today's featured quilter is Karen, if you haven't met Karen yet I [...]

19 03, 2015

Quiltcast #69 :: What’s Your Favorite Color?

By |March 19th, 2015|podcast, Quiltcast|0 Comments

Making a gift for someone can be very rewarding and fun, but the color palette is often a challenge! Here's our tips for finding the right colors for the gifts you are sewing. What's your favorite color? Check out current decor in their home, and use it as a jumping off point. What color do [...]

13 03, 2015

Featuring Sherri :: A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |March 13th, 2015|Featured Quilter|1 Comment

Hi there! Today's featured quilter is Sherri! Sherri blogs at RebeccaMaeDesigns, and she has some bright and beautiful quilts to share! I hope you enjoy getting to know Sherri better -- 1. When did you begin quilting? My mom had an old singer sewing machine when I was growing up and I loved sewing on it, but [...]

10 03, 2015

A Modern Twist :: Review & Giveaway!

By |March 10th, 2015|give away, review|127 Comments

A Modern Twist: Create Quilts with a Colorful Spin by Natalie Barnes, is a great new book that came out last month. Natalie spent many years as an interior designer in LA and has now focused all her design mojo on quilt patterns and quilting! I've known Natalie for a few years now, going to [...]

6 03, 2015

Featuring Kim :: A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |March 6th, 2015|Featured Quilter|1 Comment

Kim is a friend that I've yet to meet in real life, but always love it when we have a chance to catch up! Kim blogs at Persimon Dreams, and constantly quilting up something new - If you haven't seen Project QUILTING, be sure to read to the bottom. I hope you enjoy getting to [...]

4 03, 2015

Quiltcast #68 :: Selecting Patterns for Your Precuts

By |March 4th, 2015|podcast, Quiltcast|3 Comments

Use those precuts that (somehow) collect on your fabric shelves! Learn what to look for when selecting patterns for your precuts, and get started on your next quilt! Find a pattern that uses a background so you can add a solid precut, or yardage for additional contrast, and a bigger quilt. To highlight your fabrics, [...]

2 03, 2015

Pillow Collective :: Think Big Edition WINNERS

By |March 2nd, 2015|Pillow Collective, Think Big|12 Comments

Happy Monday! I hope you had a great weekend - it's been a quiet weekend with my family for me. We have a new puppy, Gus has been with us for about three weeks and a ton of fun! He's a good puppy, and is fitting in well with the family, but keeps us on [...]

27 02, 2015

Featuring Vicky :: A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |February 27th, 2015|Featured Quilter|9 Comments

Vicky is a recent adopter to the quilting community, but she's jumped in with both feet! I hope you enjoy getting to know Vicky better - 1. When did you begin quilting?  I actually didn't start sewing or quilting before I was gifted a sewing machine in early 2014. So not for that long, but [...]

27 02, 2015

Pillow Collective :: Think Big Edition

By |February 27th, 2015|Pillow Collective|0 Comments

This week has flown by with the Pillow Collective here! There's four ladies sharing their pillows today : Debbie Grifka Christa Watson Melissa Corry Heather Valentine I'll be back on Monday with winners! Details about the giveaways are here. The coupon code "ILovePillows" is valid through the weekend - for 30% off signed copies of Think Big [...]

26 02, 2015

Pillow Collective :: Think Big Edition

By |February 26th, 2015|Pillow Collective|6 Comments

I'm looking forward to seeing these pillows today! Be sure to visit :Elizabeth Evans Natalia Bonner Maureen CracknellDon’t forget to pin while you are visiting! Details about the giveaways are here.Xo - Amy

25 02, 2015

Quiltcast #67 :: Growing a Fabric Stash (& Chat with Jenny Doan)

By |February 25th, 2015|podcast, Quiltcast|3 Comments

Just home from Quiltcon, I've got a few experiences to share, and I was fortunate enough to sit down with Jenny Doan to talk about ModBlock. April and I are also talking about what to look for when growing a fabric stash! The photos of quilts at Quiltcon, that I took are here. ModBlock is available [...]