quilt blocks

6 Essential Tips for Photographing Your Quilts

Whether you’re trying to start your own blog to showcase your quilting skills, launch an Etsy shop, or post your photos on social media, learning how to take pretty, polished photos of your quilting projects is essential. As someone who has spent the last few months getting familiar with my first camera, I’ve spent a ... Read More

Sew the sweetest summer blanket!

One of the things I love about days by the seaside is the sea breeze. And one of the things that can send me shivering is the sea breeze. So I always head to the beach prepared for whatever the day (and maybe even evening) may bring. ... Read More

Our Sewing Wishlist November 2023

Our Sewing Wishlist
This month’s wishlist is packed full of products and books that are all things fun! Learn to sew lingerie with a new release from Maddie Kulig or make quilt-as-you-go clamshells with a pattern book from Laura Coia. Already on the hunt for Christmas gifts for your sewing and quilting buddies? Then check out two playful ... Read More

Trend Report: What to Expect in 2024

As an editor, one of my favorite aspects of my job is researching trending fabrics, colors, home décor ideas, and clothing and accessories for the coming year. The start of October marks the beginning of Q4, when we say goodbye to the trends of the past year (looking at you, modern farmhouse) and say hello ... Read More

Autumn Abundance Dutch Windmill Quilt Block

Autumn Abundance Dutch Windmill Quilt Block
Can’t get enough of quilting classics? Don’t miss this traditional Dutch windmill quilt block from designer Janice Bailor. Made using precuts like fat quarters and fat eighths, this classic quilt block pattern is made in autumnal hues of cerulean, latte, and burgundy for a truly stunning contrast of colors. This large quilt block (finishing at ... Read More

Our Sewing Wishlist January 2023

Our Sewing Wishlist
As the doldrums of winter settle in, spark your creativity with this month’s wishlist. From items for trying fun techniques, like planning your own quilt, to learning the ins and outs of painting fabric, we want the products in our newest sewing wishlist to inspire you in the new year. Find these and more below ... Read More

Retro Mock Cathedral Windows Quilt Block

We love the retro vibe of traditional cathedral windows quilts, which is why we can’t wait for you to see this tutorial! Designer Jessie Agnew is sharing her tutorial on how to make cathedral windows quilt blocks using a little bit of sewing magic. The size of the blocks (or finished quilt) are adjustable, making ... Read More

Our Sewing Wishlist July 2022

Our Sewing Wishlist
If you love everything embroidery, then you’ll love the two pattern books we’re featuring in our July Sewing Wishlist. Up first, a collection of breathtaking bird embroidery patterns from Beth Hoyes. These gorgeous embroidery patterns use a technique called thread painting to create vibrant and lifelike designs. For our quilters, designer Beverly McCullough’s new book ... Read More