quilting

Sewing up the Back Porch Pillow

Measure and trim Well, today is Friday, so I need to get this pillow done so I can use it on the weekend! There are just a few more steps to do and then the sewing will be finished. The first thing that we need to do is to measure…

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Dr. Who Travels from T-shirt to Quilted Art

Every July, it’s the same thing. We start gathering up the things that we take to the cottage for vacation. These essentials of life on the lake are tucked into the closets during the long winter, emerging wrinkled and bedraggled, hopeful of a summer of fun. But sadly, they sometimes…

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How to Make a Quilted Postcard

Quilted postcards are so much fun to make. It really gives you the freedom to express your creative ideas on a small scale without investing a lot of time and materials. Not to mention you’re delivering a little (a lot) joy to the recipient! Basically, it’s like making a little…

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Playing with My WonderFil Threads

Stepping outside the box Like most other quilters I tend to use the same type of threads over and over again for all of my projects. It’s safe. I know how they work in my machines and I know what to expect of the finished product. But once in awhile…

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