Posts tagged: "fabric selection"

  1. Quilts don’t match your home? Try a Zen Chic approach (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on February 22, 2017

    Do you have a stack of quilts stashed away because they just don’t “go” with anything in your living spaces? (Hands raised here.) There’s nothing more disappointing than creating a quilt you like and then realizing it doesn’t quite look right anywhere your home. But wait, put those tissues away: Germany-based quilter, Moda fabric designer, […]


  2. What makes a spectacular scrap quilt? 7 designers share their secrets

    Posted by on January 27, 2017

    It’s a mystery to many quilters: how do you make a scrap quilt that doesn’t turn into a muddled mess? In her book Modern Heritage Quilts, Amy Ellis asks her superstar quilting friends to share what they think makes a great scrap quilt. Today we’re sharing some of their answers. If you’re drowning in scraps, […]


  3. Why you need neutral quilts in your life (+ sale!)

    Posted by on May 30, 2016

    Bold. Beautiful. Breathtaking. Neutral? You may not know it now, but by the time you finish reading this blog post we’ll bet you’ll agree: you need neutral quilts in your life! Why? Let us tell you all the reasons. 1. Neutral quilts fit into any decor (traditional, modern, country, you name it). 2. Neutral quilts […]


  4. The coloring craze has arrived – for quilters (giveaway + contest!)

    Posted by on May 25, 2016

    A coloring craze is sweeping the nation! Millions of grown-ups (including yours truly) are recalling the carefree delight that coloring can bring. It’s relaxing, creative, portable—even a bit addictive! And really, who loves to play with color more than quilters? Well, get your colored pencils sharpened and your coloring hand rested and ready, because we’re […]


  5. Your fabulous fabric stash: 2 tips for using it to its full potential

    Posted by on April 29, 2016

    Some people just don’t understand. Building a fabric stash requires thorough contemplation and careful consideration. Shop to shop, show to show, online store to online store, you’ve curated a collection of fabric that’s so very . . . you. But are you using your fabric stash to its fullest potential? Designer Tonya Alexander understands us […]


  6. How to deal with that crazy mixed-up quilt stash (+ sale)

    Posted by on April 25, 2016

    I recently became an empty nester. (Yay! Or sniff!) Which means that my quilt stash, after years of living in my dining room (and other hiding places—shh!), is finally getting a room of its own. Touching every piece of fabric I own has been enlightening, to say the least. Why did I save this? Why […]


  7. Guesswork be gone: patterns for YOUR favorite fabrics (+ sale)

    Posted by on March 7, 2016

    Today we’re making YOUR favorite fabrics the focus! With the right patterns and advice, any fabric can be sliced, sewn, and transformed into a beautiful quilt you’ll be proud to display. And with this week’s books on sale, you can take the guesswork out of using fabrics in your stash that you love but aren’t […]


  8. How to make a scrappy quilt: 2016 is your year to learn! (+ sale)

    Posted by on January 4, 2016

    We checked the quilting calendar—2016 is the year of the scrap quilt! Okay, so maybe we made that up. But starting off the year with scrap quilts is smart. Why? So you can use what you have in wonderful ways—and make room for all the new fabric that’s coming to your local quilt shop in […]


  9. Sew much fuzzy fun: fleece projects for the whole family (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on November 25, 2015

    It’s New Release Day! If you’ve eyed the fleece aisle at your local fabric store lately, you’ve probably noticed—it’s grown! Fleece is inexpensive, easy to clean, and doesn’t fray. And with so many fleece prints to choose from these days, what’s not to love? So go ahead, browse that fleece aisle! Why now? Because you’ll […]


  10. Shake up your stash – 3 paths to scrappy success (giveaway)

    Posted by on October 14, 2015

    Is your fabric stash stressing you out? We feel you! It’s such fun to collect fabric. But when your fabric starts its own collection—of dust—you might start regretting past purchases. Fabric, we love you—why do you do this to us? If you’re wading through a stash without many quilts to show for it, let us […]