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  • How To Install A Sewing Pattern Projector

    **This is a sponsored post. I was sent the VANKYO projector, unsolicited, in exchange for an unbiased review. Opinions and experience are all my own!** A few years ago I started…

  • The Queen’s Quilt: New Podcast Episode

    The Whipstitch Podcast is back! Season Two launches TODAY and a new episode will arrive every other Friday from now until June 2022, ten episodes in total this spring. I have…

  • Birthday Dress: Vogue V9311 in Floral Rayon

    This pattern has been on my to-sew list for…years. So many years. And this rayon has been lurking right behind it. But until recently, I didn’t think to put the two…

  • The How To Quilt Start-to-Finish Video Series

    After thousands of hours of work, IT’S FINALLY HERE! My How To Quilt start-to-finish series with 4K video, guiding you to make a gorgeous sampler quilt while AT THE SAME TIME…

  • Adding Tags To Handmade Clothing

    Years ago, when I was very young, my mother made clothes for me and my sisters, and she had these little embroidered tags from the fabric shop that she’d put in…

  • The Quilt of Doom: Harry Potter Quilts for Five

    I’ve had this project on my list for the past four years, even to the point of printing out the first four patterns, but never launched the ship. Today: we begin.…

  • Knitting In Progress: Picking Up Stitches

    I started this sweater more than three years ago. And I was SO EXCITED about it. And at some point, I set it down. I didn’t even remember why. I was…

  • Nautical Stripes Quilt: Pattern Tester Round-Up

    When I wrote the Nautical Stripes Quilt pattern, I sent an email asking for pattern testers, and y’all: they really came through. Get a load of these amazing sample quilts they’ve…

  • McCall’s 7774: Wearable Muslin in Grey Linen

    I’ve had a copy of McCall’s 7774 for years, and love the shape of it. I found this incredible rayon blend in this funky tie-dye-ikat-nutty fabric and they seemed like a…

  • FINISHED! Matching Twin Postage Stamp Quilts

    Every time I’ve worked on these quilts lately, I’ve joked that they’re five years in the making. Today, I looked back at the past posts I’ve shared of their progress, and…

  • Ogden Cami Hack: Tiered Maxi Dress

    It’s Ogden Cami month! And I’ve made…a bunch. Once I completed the first version, it was easy to see why this is such a tried-and-true pattern for so many folks on…

  • So Green Is My Garden: A Metaphor, Of Sorts

    Garden writing is the place where metaphors yearn to live their best lives. There is no concept of growth, renewal, regeneration, nourishment, cultivation, encouragement that cannot be communicated beautifully with the…