First Shop Hop of the New Year!

First Shop Hop of the New Year!

We tend to measure time by New Year’s, birthdays, and anniversaries, but how about by shop hops? OK, laughing aside, I’m serious.  Because somehow, it has already been a year since the last Snowflake and Stitches Shop Hop. Last year at this time, we were scrambling to get a block together and make sure that […]

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 […]