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2022 Black Friday Quilting Deals

I was beyond excited for Black Friday this year. Last year, I scored a bunch of great deals. This year, I was …

Rye Bread Quilt Co Modern Quilt Patterns Space Travel Quilt

The Space Travel quilt was the first quilt I ever made a pattern for. For all my previous quilts, I had drown …

Ironing vs Piecing

This post is quite a bit late. I’ve been on a never-ending journey of getting perfect points. Several weeks (okay, half a …

Is JoAnn Kona Quality Fabric?

Among racks of store brand fabric pizazz there is a small corner in JoAnn of not well advertised fabric solids that are …

Hand Quilting Without a Hoop

Hand quilting is an adventure that I think everyone should try just once–on a baby quilt. The chunky stitches give the quilt …

Free Puff Quilt Pattern

I love me a nice thick comforter that weights like a hundred pounds and swaddles in a warmth that not even the …

Last week, in part one, we set off with hand binding a quilt and didn’t quite make it that far. We did …

Hand bind a quilt

Binding. It’s the last part of quilting and often the least thought about. After all, you have to get though the cutting, …

How to make a quilted vest

The start of fall means my nieces birthday is coming up fast. Luckily she is still young enough tolerate wearing whatever we …

What to Look for in a Sewing Machine

I have regrets. A few years ago I did a minor upgrade to my sewing machine while I was living abroad. The …

Are sewing machines dual voltage

If you’ve ever moved to a new country, you’ll know what a pain it is. Not just getting all of your belongings …

The Sewing Machine Part You Don't Know About

10 years–that’s how long I’ve quilted without knowing about this nifty part on my sewing machine. Maybe one of these days I’ll …