Reviews

Machine Quilting Quilting Reviews Technique Tutorials

Testing My Quilt Marking Tools

What should I use to mark my quilt? This seems to be one of the most commonly asked questions in the quilting community – and sometimes, one of the most controversial. The short answer is whatever gives you results that please you. But who wants to spend a lot of money on tools that may […]

Read More
Link Love Quilting Reviews

My Favorite FREE Apps for Quilters

Do you have a favorite app on your phone or tablet? I confess that I love listening to recorded books when I’m sewing and playing word games when I’m feeling antsy, but there are two apps in particular that I thought you might enjoy, too. Even better – they’re both FREE! And they are both […]

Read More
My Top 5 Specialty Presser Feet for Quilters
Classes Machine Quilting Quilting Reviews

My Top 5 Specialty Presser Feet for Quilters

Do you ever wonder if there is an easier way to keep a consistent quarter inch seam allowance, appliqué by machine, or machine quilt without worrying about ripples or tucks in your finished quilt? Do you ever find yourself wandering in and out of the ditch when stitching in the ditch? If you answered “yes” […]

Read More
Celtic Classes Quilting Reviews

A Few of My Most-Used Tools & Notions for “Invisible” Machine Appliqué

(Updated Dec. 25, 2023) With new sessions of The Magic of Invisible Machine Appliqué, Create Your Own Quilted Landscape, and the Celtic Blessings Quilt Invisible Machine Appliqué classes coming up in my online shop, I thought it might be a good time to share a few of my most-used (and most asked-about) tools and notions. […]

Read More
Machine Quilting Quilting Reviews

The Heatwave Quilt & Bringing Back Continuous Curve Machine Quilting

I recently had the opportunity to test another fun pattern from Tied with a Ribbon – the Heatwave Quilt. I haven’t really played much with equilateral triangles in the past, so I was eager to try something new. And it did not disappoint! You can read about my adventures constructing this quilt with the aid […]

Read More
Machine Quilting Quilting Reviews Sewing

A Few of My Favorite Things

I still have that catchy tune from the movie A Sound of Music stuck in my head, so I thought it might be fun to start a sewing & quilting themed list of A Few of My Favorite Things. These are in no particular order, and they are not paid endorsements from the companies involved […]

Read More
Quilting Quilts Reviews

The Corner Cut 60

I’m tickled to be pattern-testing another wonderful new pattern from Jemima of Tied with a Ribbon. I can’t show the full Heat Wave quilt until the official pattern release a little bit later this spring, but I can show you some in-progress pics and a GREAT tool I’ve discovered for working with 60 degree (equilateral) […]

Read More
Quilting Quilts Reviews

Pattern Testing the Log Cabin Toss Quilt

Why would a quilt designer like myself pattern-test another’s designer’s quilt? Because it’s FUN! AND I’m also firm believer in artists and designers supporting each other. 🙂 Jemima Flendt of Tied with a Ribbon is one of my all-time favorite Australian quilt designers. I love her fresh, modern take on traditional – and sometimes non-traditional […]

Read More
Classes Quilting Reviews

Finishing Spree & My Top 4 Favorite Patterns of Summer 2021

Since I like to work on multiple projects at a time, I occasionally experience a bottleneck of quilts that are all at the same stage. Such has been the case this month, when I ended up sewing bindings on 8 different quilts in a little over a week. Wow! My arms are ready for a […]

Read More
Quilting Reviews Technique Tutorials

Wicked Weaver & My New Favorite Product

The October Java Batiks box from Cotton Cuts and the Midnight Bite Sew Along (#MidnightBiteSAL) from Lillyella Stitchery offered me a fun opportunity to go outside my comfort zone this month. The Midnight Bite pattern bundle has 3 sizes of each of two different patterns – a bat and a spider. I opted to make […]

Read More
error

Enjoy this blog? Please spread the word :)

Follow by Email