Recreating Antique Quilts – Re-envisioning, Modifying & Simplifying Museum Quilts, by Wendy Sheppard

Several years ago I became a fan of Wendy Sheppard, after getting addicted to her delightful blog (Ivory Spring), where she shares tips, tutorials, inspiration and links to downloadable free patterns that she has written for various companies, such as major fabric manufacturers whom she also promotes awareness of beautiful new fabric releases. Wendy is … Continue reading Recreating Antique Quilts – Re-envisioning, Modifying & Simplifying Museum Quilts, by Wendy Sheppard

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Free-Motion Quilting For Beginners and Those Who Think They Can’t – Insights on #Giveaways too!

At Fall Quilt Market, Martingale released many new quilting books.  One of which, is absolutely perfect for those interested in learning  free-motion quilting.  "Free-Motion Quilting For Beginners and Those Who Think They Can't, by Molly Hanson is a great book for quilters that want to learn free-motion quilting (FMQ).  It can also be a fun book for … Continue reading Free-Motion Quilting For Beginners and Those Who Think They Can’t – Insights on #Giveaways too!

New Books From Martingale Showcased At Fall Quilt Market – And A Giveaway!

Congratulations to Quilts, Inc. for hosting the 35th year of Quilt Market. They do a fantastic job hosting this trade show, twice a year, for those in the business to meet, promote new products, buy new items for their stores, take professional classes, network and have fun. We quilters around the world now eagerly away … Continue reading New Books From Martingale Showcased At Fall Quilt Market – And A Giveaway!

It’s All About The Kids Craft Blogging Event – Day 4 – Kid Friendly Books from FunStitch Studio, an imprint of C&T Publishing

Welcome to Day 4 of the It's All About The Kids Craft Blogging Event.  Today, I want to share insights on some current and upcoming releases of books published by Fun Stitch Studio, an imprint from C&T Publishing.  Fun Stitch Studio is all about kids and they have also sponsored this blogging event with a … Continue reading It’s All About The Kids Craft Blogging Event – Day 4 – Kid Friendly Books from FunStitch Studio, an imprint of C&T Publishing

Simple Appeal: 14 Patchwork and Applique’ Projects for Everyday Living

Kim Diehl is an amazing quilter, quilt designer, teacher, author and fabric designer.  Her latest book "Simple Appeal" is now a very popular book that can be found in quilt shops.  And, I'm excited to share insights about this book today, as well as host a giveaway where you could win a copy of this … Continue reading Simple Appeal: 14 Patchwork and Applique’ Projects for Everyday Living

Going to Fall Quilt Market 2014 ? My Top FAVS for Market Attendees and Non-Attendees Too!

Today I'm delighted to share insights for attendees and non-attendees to Fall 2014 Quilt Market, for ways to learn about new products and have fun.   Quilt Market is a Trade Show that is held twice a year, for those in the businesses.  It is a great opportunity for buyers to come learn about new … Continue reading Going to Fall Quilt Market 2014 ? My Top FAVS for Market Attendees and Non-Attendees Too!

Fat Quarter Style, Giveaways, and More Quilty Fun

Today I want to share insights on a new quilting book, giveaways, as well as quilt market and quilt festival that will be kicking off quite soon. But first, let me share insights about a new quilting book that I truly lov: The It's Sew Emma team introduced their second book "Fat Quarter Style: 12 … Continue reading Fat Quarter Style, Giveaways, and More Quilty Fun