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quilting

  • 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.…

  • 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…

  • Solve Crime in the Ancient Pyramids in 2020!

    When I dreamed up the Murder Mystery Quilt, I never imagined even for an instant all the places it would take me.  Around the world, it turns out. The short origin…

  • Quilt and Solve Crime in 2019!

    Four years ago, I had a wild idea.  I didn’t really think anyone would go along with it, if I’m being honest: who on earth would think a MURDER mystery quilt…

  • The Murder Mystery Quilt: Sew It to Solve It

    FOR THE 2020 PROJECT, VISIT The Murder Mystery Quilt SITE! In the first grade, when I was six years old, my class did a unit on Ancient Egypt.  I was, as most children are,…

  • Organic Acorns Quilt Finished!

    I’ve decided to call this quilt Organic Acorns, after playing with some other ideas.  I really enjoyed sitting down with this half yard bundle and not thinking too much, just laying…

  • Essential Quilting Begins Today!

    The Essential Quilting e-course started today, and I am thrilled!  We’re doing so much more than just “learning to quilt.”  The class covers all the foundational skills, but also targets a…

  • Essential Quilting E-Course Now Registering!

    Over the past two years, I have taught the Your First (Modern) Quilt class to dozens of (amazingly cool, smart, awesome) women, and it has been incredible amounts of fun.  Last…

  • Domestic Bliss Quilt

    My Domestic Bliss quilt top is finished!  And it has already been on vacation!  We headed up to the lake this weekend, following my appearance at the Festival of Alabama Fiber…

  • Domestic Bliss Quilt Top for the Meetup!

    I am frantically trying to complete the quilting on this Domestic Bliss jelly roll quilt so I can take it with me tonight to the meetup and sew on the binding. …

  • WIP: Man Woobie

    Thrifted: five men’s dress shirts in various muted shades. Assembled: a quick quilt top, from 11″ squares cut from the larger sections of the shirts. Quilted: with grey perle cotton. In…

  • Palm Springs

    I am here for the weekend. Two words: Tony Danza.…

  • LIVE Quilting Event on Saturday!

    This Saturday, from 12-4, a sewing event that you’ll love: LIVE quilting!  We’re bringing three quilters into the shop for the afternoon, each of them working on quilting a project from…

  • The Hardest Sewing I Have Ever Had To Do

    This is the block the Trust Circle of do.Good Stitches made for October.  It’s the Greek Cross design, using the tutorial over at Fresh Lemons.  And it was so, so hard…