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Techniques for Quilting Negative Space- Part 1

One of my most popular classes, Techniques for Quilting Negative Space, is also one of my favorite to teach. Whether the negative space in a quilt is …

Quilting

How to sew a tiny hem with the rolled hem foot

When working with lightweight or even sheer fabrics, the best way to finish an edge is often with a rolled hem foot: faster than hand-sewing and a …

Sewing

Lined Drawstring Bag Tutorial

Sunday, October 16, 2011<p>Lined Drawstring Bag Tutorial, a photo by jenib320 on Flickr.<p>I love making bags! In my opinion, you can never have too many. …

Tutorial: Quilted Lanyard Name Tag – Pile O' Fabric

For our October meeting next week the Phoenix Modern Quilt Guild will be making quilted name tags. For the last few weeks we have been on the hunt …

Bohemian! New Pattern!

Yay!! Bohemian is finally finished and the pattern is complete and off to the printer. I am excited that I can now share this quilt in its entirety …

Quilting

Itty Bitty Fabric Bin

Hi, fellow precut fabric lovers! I am obsessed with storage bins. That’s kinda what happens when you have too much stuff! I’m always looking for cute …

Vinyl & Ribbon Pouches - Ribbon Blog Tour

Today is my turn on the Bonnie Christine Ribbon Blog Tour. I am honored to be a part of the blog tour that celebrates the launch of Bonnie …

Sewing

Level Up Your Leadership Skills: Build Your Network

<i>This is a guest post from Kelly Stade, Area Manager at the Hennepin County Library.</i>All leaders need support. Intentionally building your network can …

Leadership

Early Literacy Signage

A bunch of us in the blogosphere will be sharing our early literacy messages over the next couple of weeks. I thought it would be helpful to start …

Home Machine Quilting Tips: Combine Free Motion + Straight Lines

Jessica Skultety from <i>Quilty Habit</i> is an accomplished quilter and has lots of important Home Machine Quilting Tips for Free Motion + Straight Lines. …

Quilting

Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks, Volume 11: Off the Rails

Today is my stop on the blog tour for Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks, Volume 11.<p>My block, #1099 in the magazine, is a variation on rail fence, named Off the …

FMQ Weekly: Planks Free-Motion Quilting Design

I have a super beginner friendly design to share with you today! Meet Planks.<p>This design is one of my favorite kinds, going from one edge of the …

Quilting

How to Print & Assemble PDF Patterns

<i>Benita from Bettsy Kingston is back! Yesterday she covered How to Buy & Use PDF Patterns, and today she shows us how to print and assemble ePatterns.</i> …

caravan tote

I recently had the opportunity to enjoy a sewing retreat with some friends of mine. I didn't have to think long about what was right at the top of my …

Sewing

Zippered Car seat Canopy Tutorial

One of the gifts that I received for my first daughter was a car seat canopy from my Aunt Jodee. I loved it and I used it all of the time to shade my …

Belted Cross-Body Bag with Decorative Stitching

Decorative stitching against a neutral canvas gives this slouchy bucket bag a great hipster style. We used the beautiful stitches available on the …

Incorporated

Relaxing, Therapeutic Neck Pillows-A Fan Favorite!

These little bow-tie shaped neck pillows are super for proppin' up your noggin as you watch TV or read in bed, as well as for supporting your neck …

Bow Ties

Hand Dyed Rainbow

Charm Pack Charm Box Quilt

Today I get to share a fun quilt I made a little while ago for the Fat Quarter Shop Charm Box Quilt blog hop. I had so much fun making this baby …

Quilting

Gathering on your 4-Thread serger.

Amy Alan has a Serger Lesson on It's Sew Easy (604-1)

Quilt in a Day: 6 Patterns for Fast and Furious Stitchers

Do you ever feel like you’ve been working on the same work in progress forever? Some quilters take months or even years to piece and complete a …

DIY Paper Gift Bows | Mom Spark - Mom Blogger

DIY<p><i>posted by</i> Allison <i>on</i> August 12, 2014 // 22 <i>comments »</i><p>Shares 6K<p>I’m frugal. And by frugal I really mean ridiculously cheap. Because my work requires …

Handbag Pouch Tutorial

I spent yesterday playing with some Grandmother's Flower Garden Laminate from Quilt Fabric Delights. The bottom of my handbag is a bit of a mess, …

Candy Science

The kids around here are all on Winter Break this week so we have been hosting various activities to keep them busy. Today's Candy Science program …

T-Earth, Sea and Fire

Simple Summer Headbands Tutorial

It’s been incredibly hot around here lately so between the heat and planting a garden I needed a way to keep my hair out of my face! To solve the …