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Templated placed on fabric prior to fabric being cut.

Sew Easy templates make easy work of fussy cuts

Oh, what fun I'm going to have with this week’s blog! I get to try out some new quilting tools ...
Quilting the tissue box cover

Making a quilted tissue box cover

Like many of you, I love to shop the big box stores. You know, the kind of store that sells ...
Orphan block with borders added

Turn your orphan block into a quilted shopping bag

The environment is a topic that comes up often in the news. Though I would never pretend to be a ...
Grid and block layout

Matching grid lines on your quilts

Living on the quilting grid There's nothing faster and easier than taking square or rectangular pieces of fabric and sewing ...
Notebooks purchased from different locations that could use a cover

The easiest way to sew up a fabric book cover

I'm old enough to remember going to school with my school book covers carefully wrapped in brown paper for their ...
Two set of pinned fabrics perfectly aligned on the edges and the points

Use quilting dog ears to match up your points

Yes. Today I'm going to talk about dog ears. No, not dog’s ears; remember, this is a quilting blog, not ...
A basic lap quilt, a fun easy quilt for the beginner quilter. An opportunity to learn about blocks using squares, rectangles, half squares triangles and quarter squares triangles.

The new quilter

Most of us have met new quilters looking for advice to get them started in the wonderful world of quilting ...
Michelle and I with her wedding quilt. The pattern for this quilt, Transparency, is from the book “Quilt Made Modern” by Weeks Ringle & Bill Kerr.

The gift of a quilt

Most seasoned quilters have given quilts as gifts and most probably also had no regrets after giving a quilt away ...
When opportunity knocks

Quilting crisis or opportunity?

A couple of years ago, I was fortunate to hear my friend, Mary Pal make a presentation to a guild ...
Photo of a tapestry while traveling in Cusco, Peru

Finding quilt inspiration everywhere

A road sign, a backpack, a painting or a random idea are some of things that can be used to ...
My first quilt

The Story of an Airman’s First Quilt

A few weeks ago, Carla asked me if I would be interested in being a guest blogger on QUILTsocial.com.  After ...
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