When I was a new quilter, I thought success was all about sewing. I was wrong. On the back of a Sherwin-Williams paint can I learned a valuable lesson many years ago. It said, “Preparation is the key to a satisfying project.” I think the same goes for quilting. I do not usually pre-wash myContinue reading “Improve Your Piecing with Starch”
I am so excited to announce that I have the opportunity to be a National Educator for HandiQuilter. I just love quilting and I am thrilled to be able to travel the country teaching people to love longarming as much as I do. There are four other new field educators: Karen Arnold of Ohio FionaContinue reading “I have a new opportunity!”
A quick tutorial on how to make a single quilt block into an apron.
I love spring and I love flowers! I was happy to get this theme assignment for the Quilt Block Mania, but I went through several ideas before I finally settled on this pattern. I wanted something that was accessible to a confident beginner and could be traditionally pieced. I think this block is a winner!Continue reading “Happy Bloom Block”