Posts tagged: "fabric selection"

  1. Tips for Selecting Fabrics and Color Combinations with Jen Kingwell VIDEO

    Posted by on October 11, 2021

    Did you ever think that a 14-minute video could change your quilting life? Well, here you go! Build your color confidence with the help of "Quilt Recipes" author, Jen Kingwell, as she explains how she picks fabrics for her projects. She walks you through her tiered method (don’t worry, it’s not scary–it’s just a way […]


  2. Q&A with "Quilt Recipes" author Jen Kingwell

    Posted by on September 28, 2021

    Join "Quilt Recipes" author, Jen Kingwell, in a new, exclusive video as she chats about her: • childhood, crafting influences, and first career. • first quilt project, and hanging out at a quilt shop. • path to publishing patterns and books. • vision for her new book. • go-to recipe for special family events. Jen […]


  3. "Quilt Recipes" by Jen Kingwell: Preorder Special!

    Posted by on August 6, 2021

    Happy Friday = Happy News! We’re beyond pleased to announce that we’re a distributor for Jen Kingwell’s newest book, "Quilt Recipes." And, we’re kicking off the weekend with a PREORDER SPECIAL! (Details about our preorder special are at the bottom of this message.) Watch the video below, or visit our YouTube page to hear Jen […]


  4. Author Guest Post: Susan Ache on "Sampler Spree," Sorting Scraps, and a Quilt-Along!

    Posted by on May 6, 2021

    Today, we’re excited to let author Susan Ache take over the blog and share the scoop on "Sampler Spree," sorting scraps, and an upcoming quilt-along! Heeeeere’s Susan: I am a creature of habit, and it isn’t something new nor is it something I change from year to year.  Back in the days when I worked […]


  5. HOT NEW BOOKS: Reproduction Quilts, a Sampler Quilt, and Hand-Embroidery Projects

    Posted by on April 22, 2021

    What types of projects are next on your to-make list? We’ve covered a lot of the bases in this trio of recently released books. • Are you yearning to learn how you can re-create classic quilts? Check out "Time-Honored Traditions" by Annette Plog. She’ll show you how to curate your fabric stash so you can […]


  6. How to choose fabric for a scrap quilt (the easy way) 👍

    Posted by on July 5, 2019

    You’ve seen them—glorious scrap quilts with tens, or maybe even hundreds, of different fabrics. Each piece seems like it floated effortlessly into place. But if you’ve ever made a scrap quilt, you know that choosing where each fabric goes isn’t quite as easy as it looks! Leave it to a pro to offer some sound […]


  7. Sew it, shrink it! Ten quilts to reduce your fat-quarter stash

    Posted by on August 6, 2018

    We know, we know . . . you see a fat quarter you love and you simply MUST have it. Never mind all the other fat-quarter singles (and bundles with their pretty ties and tags) you already have at home! Sometimes a fat quarter is so perfect, folded just so, prints a-peeking, that we just […]


  8. 📹 Video: improv piecing (use EVERY scrap you own!)

    Posted by on June 25, 2018

    Scrap collectors, gatherers, accumulators, and hoarders—today’s video is going to inspire you to dive into those bins, boxes, and drawers (closets?) full of scraps and DO something wonderful with them, once and for all. This is THE reason you’ve been saving them! The technique? It’s called improv piecing. Now, you might’ve heard that term before, […]


  9. 10 great scrap-quilt patterns for beginners

    Posted by on June 22, 2018

    Aren’t scrap quilts wonderful? They’re an all-time favorite and present a terrific opportunity to play with fabric. If you’re a beginner, the idea of a scrap quilt might be somewhat daunting. Not to worry, we’ve got you covered! Read on for a collection of scrap quilts that are beginner-friendly, with pieces that are mostly squares […]


  10. Oh, Scrap! 😜 Don’t miss this scrapalicious blog hop (+ a OOAK giveaway!)

    Posted by on March 26, 2018

    We’re thrilled to be a stop on Lissa Alexander’s blog hop for her new book today! Oh, scrap—after all the buzz, all the anticipation, and all the teases and sneak peeks, Oh, Scrap! is finally here! Lissa Alexander is a wife and mother of five, a quilter since 1980, the curator of the “Moda All-Stars” […]