sewing

How to Hand Sew a Face Mask

How to Hand Sew a Face Mask

If you don’t own a sewing machine and are wondering how to hand sew a non-surgical face mask, I’ve created video that demonstrates the entire process. Additional Resource Links: Free Pattern by Minki Kim How to mark stitching lines tutorial video How to do the […]

Patchwork Gifts Book Tour: A Scrappy Triangle Baby Quilt

Patchwork Gifts Book Tour: A Scrappy Triangle Baby Quilt

I was thrilled when Elise from Elise and Emelie asked me to make a project from her fabulous new book called Patchwork Gifts. (affiliate link) Today is my stop on the book tour, and if you listen to my podcast, then you know I’ve been […]

Learn to Free Motion Quilt This Year

Learn to Free Motion Quilt This Year

I remember the first time that I saw free motion quilting on a quilt. I was so confused. How was that possible? I had only ever sewn a straight line on a sewing machine at that point had no concept of how to sew all […]

Kaleidoscope Pillow from Pillow Talk by Edyta Sitar

Kaleidoscope Pillow from Pillow Talk by Edyta Sitar

I was SO excited to be invited to make a pillow from Edyta Sitar’s new book, Pillow Talk: 25 Lovely Pillows for Your Home Sweet Home. (Disclosure: Some of these are affiliate links, which means I make a small commission if you buy from them, at […]

Oliso Iron Review (TG1600Pro Smart Iron + Mini Project Iron)

Oliso Iron Review (TG1600Pro Smart Iron + Mini Project Iron)

Let’s talk ironing today. Or “pressing” as it is known in quilting. As quilters, an iron is one of the most important tools in our sewing room and one that is worth investing in. (Disclosure: Some of these are affiliate links, which means I make […]

Handmade Home: Embroidered Tea Towels

Handmade Home: Embroidered Tea Towels

One of the things I love about quilting and sewing is enjoying handmade items in use around the house. I asked the question, “Do you use your handmade items?” a few years ago and the answer was a resounding “Yes!”, which I am so glad […]

Do You Want to Learn to Free Motion Quilt?

Do You Want to Learn to Free Motion Quilt?

I remember the first time that I saw free motion quilting on a quilt. I was so confused. How was that possible? I had only ever sewn a straight line on a sewing machine at that point had no concept of how to sew all […]

Modern Farmhouse Pillow with Aurifil

Modern Farmhouse Pillow with Aurifil

I’m thrilled to be an Aurifil Artisan this year! As part of the program, Aurifil sends you an assortment of threads in all the various weights that they make. If you are anything like me, Aurifil 50 wt. is your tried and true. But, if […]

Loyal Heights Irish Chain Quilt

Loyal Heights Irish Chain Quilt

Update: there is now a free pattern for this quilt. Welcome to my stop on the Loyal Heights Blog Tour! I was so thrilled to be asked to play with this lovely fabric line by Quilting in the Rain for Lecien. First, let’s talk about […]

Pinwheel Pincushion Remix

Pinwheel Pincushion Remix

Aren’t these pinwheel pincushions adorable? I’m joining the Fat Quarter Shop today in making one of their previous patterns in current fabrics. I seem to be addicted to making pincushions ever since I make these ones last year. And if you want a quick, useful […]