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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.

Free Talking Threads Video Series from Colouricious

Talking Threads is an exciting 10 part series about the colourful world of contemporary textile art, and you can watch it for free.

Posted: February 10th, 2011  

Topics: Free Projects, Tips and Tricks, Videos, Web Finds

What to do with all that snow?

Buried under mountains of snow this week? Have some creative fun with that white stuff and try snow dyeing.

Posted: February 2nd, 2011  

Topics: Tips and Tricks, Videos

Blind Quilter

An inspiring video of a blind quilter from Tennessee.

Posted: January 19th, 2011  

Topics: Videos

Jingle Bells, Ricky Tims-Style and How to Wrap a Cat

A couple of Holiday videos for your viewing pleasure. Merry Christmas!

Posted: December 24th, 2010  

Topics: Videos


Cruising YouTube for Quilting Videos

I love watching videos to learn new quilting techniques. Here are some of my favourite YouTube channels. The Missouri Star Quilt Company has a huge selection of awesome videos ranging from beginner to more advanced to using specific cuts of fabric. This is one of my favourite, showing a new (to me anyway) way to […]

Posted: November 24th, 2010  

Topics: Tips and Tricks, Videos, Web Finds

Fun Quilty Finds

Below are some super cute projects and tutorials for you to enjoy! Here’s a simple and inexpensive way to organize your bobbins with the Sassy Crafter’s DIY bobbin organizer. Would make a great stocking stuffer. Felicia took the above tutorial one step further by using pinking shears for her bobbin organizers. These are just too […]

Posted: November 11th, 2010  

Topics: Free Projects, Videos, Web Finds

Hilarious Video: You Can Quilt That Out

Hat tip: The ManQuilter.

Posted: July 5th, 2010  

Topics: Videos

Embroidery Stitches – Running Stitch

Running stitch is a very quick and easy hand embroidery stitch to master. It is often used to form the foundation of other stitches or it can be used on its own as an outline stitch. Running stitch is also the stitch used for hand quilting. For best results work each stitch a uniform size, […]

Posted: April 3rd, 2010  

Topics: Tips and Tricks, Videos

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Hand Embroidery: How to Work a Perfect French Knot

Looking for some tips on how to work a perfect French knot? A few years ago when I was teaching hand embroidery in workshops, ladies would often groan when I mentioned French knots. Seems that this stitch can cause some frustration. The good news is that I am going to share with you some of […]

Posted: March 25th, 2010  

Topics: Tips and Tricks, Videos

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Hand Embroidery: How to Work Back Stitch

Back stitch is one of the quickest and easiest of embroidery stitches to master. It is predominately used as an outline stitch and is ideal for Redwork embroidery designs. There are two things to keep in mind when learning to back stitch. One is to aim for an even stitch length. Don’t fuss too much […]

Posted: March 23rd, 2010  

Topics: Tips and Tricks, Videos

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