Improvisational Piecing

Improvisational Piecing

    Improv piecing; crazy quilts; quilt as you go; all of it describes a style of quilting that I never thought I would be comfortable with. Fortunately, I have a business partner – my mom – who is always coming up with new things for me to try. Result? A super-cute block using scraps […]

Sewing Tips: Right or Wrong Side?

Sewing Tips: Right or Wrong Side?

Just a quick tip today! This was something I learned in a quilt class many moons ago, but it’s still something I use all the time. All. The. Time. When you’re sewing with a tone-on-tone fabric, especially in light colors, sometimes it can be darn near impossible to tell which is the right side of […]

Saturday Sew-Along: Curve It Up Block 1

Saturday Sew-Along: Curve It Up Block 1

It’s our very first Saturday Sew-Along! Woo-hoo! Technically it’s a little preemptive, since out first class doesn’t meet until tomorrow, but I just love the ring of “Saturday Sew Along”. We’re hosting two different monthly sewing clubs in-store, which means that twice a month you hanging out with us virtually get to see our tips […]

Free Mug Bag Pattern and Tutorial

Free Mug Bag Pattern and Tutorial

I love finding new project ideas! This mug bag makes a great gift for somebody with a raging tea addiction who carries her mug in her purse and is always afraid that it’s going to break. Ahem.  Even if you choose not to make this for me, you should still make one of these for […]