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Riley Blake Spring 2018 Fabric ChallengeRiley Blake Spring 2018 Fabric Challenge In concert with The MQG, Riley Blake Fabric company regularly sponsors a challenge for using 4 fabrics.  The Spring 2018 challenge used colors of navy, white and a rose gold.  It is so interesting to see the winning designs for this
Tear Away FMQ video seriesTear Away FMQ video series Bradie from Sparrows in Edmonton has a series of videos that shows how to use tear away paper to help you with your free motion quilting.  I wasn't aware of a product like this.    This could be a tool to help you gain more experience with quilting those quilted tops you may be
SewAlong - Block heads 2 Moda Cutting Table has announced Block heads 2.  June 6 is the release date for Block 1 of Block Heads 2.  Block heads is a sew along where block patterns get published on a schedule by various designers.  They have listeThese are great for those of us in remote locations who want to
How to Use the Point 2 Point Turner Tool Many of us have tools we don't use because we are not sure how to utilize them.  Here is a video on How to Use the Point 2 Point Turner Tool by Shabby
Pop Up Tablet CasePop Up Tablet Case The Inspired Wren has a tutorial to create a Prop-Up Tablet Case.  This pattern can easily be modified to the size of your
Sparking your Creativity Diary of a Quilter by Amy Smart shared a guest post by Samantha from Aqua Paisley Studio (all the way from southern Australia).   A great article on ideas to jumpstart your creativity that we all need at
Triangle Zipper PouchTriangle Zipper Pouch SewCanShe posted a tutorial from LoganBerry Handmade on How to sew a triangle pouch in 2 sizes.  I have seen a few of these sewn by classmates in quilt classes.  A great tip that was shared was to put teflon on the inside and use the pouch to carry your travel
Thread tips from Aurifil Here are a few tips and tricks from Aurifil using their thread.  While the article is Aurifil focused, there is information that I believe applies to thread in
Playground Quilt TutorialPlayground Quilt Tutorial When I first saw this quilt, I started to think hexagon ruler or 60 degree ruler which lead to thinking this quilt has complicated blocks. It turns out you use the 60 degree angle on a regular ruler.  No special ruler needed.  Even sweeter, is that the hexagon ring is stitched to each of
Principles of ColorPrinciples of Color Sew Mama Sew blogged about Susanne Woods', founder and publisher at Lucky Spool Media, book titled the Essential Guide to Modern Quilt Making.  Susanne and Lucky Spool are sharing excerpts from the Essential Guide to Modern Quilt Making in a weekly series at Sew Mama Sew, starting with
Thread Spool Tip A tip from Bernina on the best way to load thread based on how the thread is spun on the
Another mini quilt patternAnother mini quilt pattern Melissa from Polka Dot Chair blog highlighted Amy from Ameroonie Designs  sharing a free Springtime Showers Mini Quilt Pattern.  The bright colors make a person think about spring - which cannot come soon enough!   While small this pattern could be modified with another applique

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