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Quilt-As-You-Go and It’s NOT “Just Stippling”

Leah Day of the Free Motion Quilting Project has published a couple of posts this week, that really struck a chord with me and I want to share them, along with my own thoughts, with you too.

Posted: February 18th, 2012  

Topics: My Quilting Journey, Tips and Tricks, Videos


Guest Blogger: Nan Baker of Purrfect Spots

Today’s guest blogger Nan Baker is sharing her love of crafting and the inspirational work she’s done teaching and helping others to learn how to take care of pets during disasters. She’s also put together a slide show on “Safety Tips for Pets” and is giving away a gift too.

Posted: February 8th, 2012  

Topics: Guest Bloggers, Quilt Gallery, Tips and Tricks


Guest Blogger: Melissa Stramel is sharing sewing & quilting tips

Today’s guest blogger, Melissa Stramel of Lilac Lane is sharing some sewing and quilting tips with us. Readers can also save 30% off Melissa’s patterns using the coupon code.

Posted: January 19th, 2012  

Topics: Guest Bloggers, Tips and Tricks, Web Finds

Guest Blogger: Linzee Kull McCray – Sharing Tips on Writing for Publication

Today’s guest Linzee Kull McCray shares with us some tips on writing for publication and also many gorgeous photos that she’s had published.

Posted: January 17th, 2012  

Topics: Guest Bloggers, Tips and Tricks

I’m Smitten with Erin’s Mittens

I’m using The Caroler fabric by Mary Engelbreit to make a cute Christmas-themed table runner from Erin’s adorable mittens applique pattern.

Posted: September 8th, 2011  

Topics: Free Projects, My Quilting Journey, Tips and Tricks

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My Love For Paper Pieced Quilting

Please join me in welcoming today’s guest blogger Jennifer Rodriguez as she shares with us her love of paper piecing, a few photos, a tutorial and a cute little pattern for download so you can give it a try too.

Posted: August 31st, 2011  

Topics: Free Projects, Guest Bloggers, Tips and Tricks


Part Two – Slicing and Dicing Technique

Carli Heinrichs shares part 2 of her slicing and dicing technique in this photo tutorial. Start with 5 fat quarters and transform them into gorgeous blocks, quickly!

Posted: August 18th, 2011  

Topics: Free Projects, Tips and Tricks

Two Hour Table Runner – Fast & Stylish Too!

Carli Heinrichs shares a tutorial that will help you step out of the box of traditional thinking about always having everything straight and even and time consuming.

Posted: August 16th, 2011  

Topics: Free Projects, Tips and Tricks

Product Review and Give-Away: Saral Wax-Free Transfer Paper

Read about my experiments with Saral’s Wax-Free Transfer Paper and enter the give-away for your chance to win a sampler pack.

Posted: March 30th, 2011  

Topics: Product Reviews, Tips and Tricks


A Few Tips for Organizing a Successful Quilting Retreat

Guest bloggers Alisa and Rebecca share a few tips on organizing a successful quilting retreat. Judging by the photos, it sure looks like FUN!

Posted: March 9th, 2011  

Topics: Guest Bloggers, Tips and Tricks

Aurifil Threads are Irresistible

Today’s my special day in the first-ever Aurifil Blog Hop. Check out why I think Aurifil threads are Irresistible, download my Hidden Star, and enter for your chance to win some threads.

Posted: February 24th, 2011  

Topics: Free Projects, Product Reviews, Quilting Events, Tips and Tricks, Videos


Bits and Pieces from the Quilting Web

Little bits and pieces of news and free projects for quilters: DIY furniture for your sewing room, mystery quilt and a novellini, charity events and more.