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Roll N RulerRoll N Ruler While gadgets tend to catch most quilter's eyes, this tool could be very helpful.  I don't see it being useful on a daily basis, but would be great for pattern design, or auditioning quilting designs.  This tool works on both paper and fabric.  It was listed at a Canadian quilt shop
Christmas StarChristmas Star In the 2018 Countdown to Christmas, Moda has a Prairie Christmas star that caught my eye.  Actually I love any block in red and white, red being my favourite color.  Two sizes of blocks are provided.   Read more of this post
Aurifil 12/2 Thread Hamels Threads talks about where to use  Auriril 12 Mako weight thread.  This is a thicker thread that many people want to try but haven't.  Read this post for a big more
Quilt vs BlanketQuilt vs Blanket Quilt vs Blanket.  Every quilter knows this. Every one else should know it too… there is a HUGE difference between a quilt and a blanket. Caroline from SewCanShe shares the difference between a quilt and a blanket.   Read more of this
Fall 2018 Tips and Tutorials Festival Cheryl (Meadow Mist Designs) and Yvonne fromf Quilting JetGirl held their first bi-annual Tips and Tutorials Festival.  People submitted tips and tutorials and after dividing the submissions into two categories.  People then voted and their blog post covered the winners in each category.
Dec 4th Guild Meeting Cancelled The December 4th meeting is cancelled and is rescheduled to Tuesday Dec 11th.  This is due to no power at the meeting
Good Fortune Mystery Quilt Bonnie Hunter, who is referred to as the Queen of Scrappy by some, has a new mystery quilt she is hosting on her site.  I have heard many members state "I have too much fabric and need to use it up:.   This may be the project to help you get started with using those scraps or stash. 
How to Quilt The Snowflake Ornament MotifHow to Quilt The Snowflake Ornament Motif Many of you are still working on your Christmas projects.  Perhaps you are at the point of quilting your projects.  Here is an idea from Lori Kennedy of Inbox Jaunts showing how to create a snowflake ornament motif.  This would look so great on a Christmas themed
Christmas Gnome free patternChristmas Gnome free pattern Caroline from SewCanShe shares the pattern she created for a Christmas Gnome in one of her blog posts.  Who doesn't think these little gnomes are so cute.... Her blog post includes a link to the free pattern and includes a step-by-step photo tutorial.  I hope to see one or two of
Sashiko Stitching by MachineSashiko Stitching by Machine Sashiko is a popular hand-embroidery technique that originated in Japan. Most commonly, it involves white stitching on an indigo fabric in geometric patterns. Often, sashiko is done as all-over patterns that cover a whole area of fabric. The long, separated stitches of sashiko give it a unique
Homemade Basting Spray For those of you who spray baste your quilts, have you ever tried a home made spray that is less toxic and very economical?   Listen to Kim Jamieson-Hirst of Chatterbox Quilts as she answers questions about homemade quilt basting spray.  She also includes a link to her first video on how
Quilts from Houston Quilt Show Pam Holland blogged sharing fabulous quilts she viewed at the recent Houston International quilt festival.  These are amazing quilts to review.  Most of us have this quilt show on our bucket list.  Here is a virtual tour of what we missed this

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