Posts tagged: "author guest posts"

  1. Little reproduction quilts, distinctly quirky style (+ big giveaway!)

    Posted by on August 15, 2018

    Get ready for delightful little quilts from the past. Perfectly imperfect. Mismatched blocks, make-do colors, planned mistakes, and happy surprises—it’s all good in Temecula Quilt Company—Quirky Little Quilts! Inspired by quiltmakers of the 1800s, author Sheryl Johnson shares 15 petite patchwork quilts and invites you to play with reproduction fabrics in quirky ways. Try asymmetrical […]


  2. Patchwork from the past, reimagined on a small scale (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on July 25, 2018

    “My whole life is in that quilt. It scares me sometimes when I look at it. All my joys and all my sorrows are stitched into those little pieces. When I was proud of the boys and when I was downright angry at them. When the girls annoyed me or when they gave me a […]


  3. Mending is trending: give new life to old favorites with visible mending (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on June 27, 2018

    When is a hole-in-one not a happy event? When it’s a hole in one of your favorite sweaters! Some of us shed a tear when we find a tear in our go-to pair of jeans. But you can turn those frowns upside down with ideas for repairing lovingly worn garments with Visible Mending. In this […]


  4. ’Tis the season for stitching: ring it in with Kathy Schmitz (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on May 16, 2018

    We counted (well, with a little help from Google). It’s 198 days until winter begins—and you know it’ll creep up on us all! Now’s the time to choose relaxing days of slow stitching over the crazy-fast pace of the most anticipated season (and holiday) of the year. Before the busyness can get the best of […]


  5. BIG day: Kim Diehl’s back with a “little” something new (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on May 9, 2018

    They’re small, they’re scrappy, they’re heartfelt and happy—Kim Diehl is back with a new batch of quilts on a splendidly small scale! The little quilts in Simple Whatnots have three big benefits: they’re scrap friendly (good!), they’re quick to finish (better!), and they’re as cute as can be (best!). Just try to resist the urge […]


  6. Together again 💗 patchwork + embroidery (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on April 25, 2018

    Best-selling author Gail Pan has two questions for you: Do you love patchwork? (Yes!) Do you love embroidery? (Yes, yes!) Then you’re going to love Gail’s all-new collection of projects that are a delight to sew and a dream to embroider! An abundance of sweet motifs in Patchwork Loves Embroidery Too, inspired by Gail’s daily […]


  7. Even your ancient scraps will ❤ you for trying this technique (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on April 16, 2018

    Grab your bits, pieces, strings, strips, and chunks: (Yes, even the ones that look like this—you’ve got them too, right?): Slice and dice them into smaller scraps: Sew them back together this way and that: Keep sewing, keep going! And before you know it, your bits and pieces begin to turn into something magical, right […]


  8. Sew sweet! Small wool projects for sewing on the go (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on March 30, 2018

    Introducing perfectly portable projects for sewing on the go, new from an author we all know and love—the Teacher’s Pet, Kathy Brown! Kathy’s fun projects in Lunch-Hour Wool Minis are so small, so sweet—and so simple to complete. About all that’s needed is a needle, thread, wool, and a little lunch-hour time to make 14 […]


  9. Summon spring with scenes from A Cottage Garden (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on February 14, 2018

    Happy Valentine’s Day! Valentine’s Day is the perfect day to introduce you to the new book by designer Kathy Cardiff. Why? Because it’s going to be love at first sight! When this avid gardener and seasoned designer combines her passions, magic sprouts. Using wool as her medium and flowers as her muse, Kathy brings her […]


  10. Fresh vintage style, precut ease: 10 beautiful quilts for your bundles (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on January 31, 2018

    Give your precuts a happy home—in a quick quilt! We’re SO excited that Sue Pfau’s third book, Easy Quilts from Precut Fabrics, is finally here! Sue’s whipped up gorgeous quilts featuring classic quilt blocks—and you’ll get to the finish line fast using time-saving precut fabrics. No need for stockpiles of scraps; all those small cuts […]