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Packing for a Retreat Brandy Maslowski was a judge and a speaker at our Trunk Show a couple of Quilt Shows ago.   Her Feb 17 Newsletter talks about a modern mini project challenge; and Planning for a better retreat.  The Annual PPQG retreat is coming up in less than a month.  She talks about 5 TIPS on
Sew Your Stash 2019 | 3 Sherri's post this week on Sew your Stash, is all about getting more things done in the sewing room.  Getting as much completed as you want to?  Sherri from A Quilting Life has 3 great suggestions on how to be more productive in her 3rd article in her weekly series.    Her first
How to Make a Mamx BlockHow to Make a Mamx Block Amy from A Diary of a Quilter created a tutorial creating a Manx block.  This followed her first post on her trip to the Isle of Man where she first discovered this quliting technique.  Watch Amy's Manx Block
Manx Quilting from the Isle of ManManx Quilting from the Isle of Man Have you heard of Manx quilting?  Amy Smart of A Diary of a Quilter wrote about a type of quilting she discovered on a trip to England. Manx is the name of the native Celtic people from the Isle of Man with additional Norse (Viking) and English influences.  Her article talks about this
Manx Quilting from the Isle of ManManx Quilting from the Isle of Man Have you heard of Manx quilting?  Amy Smart of A Diary of a Quilter wrote about a type of quilting she discovered on a trip to England. Manx is the name of the native Celtic people from the Isle of Man with additional Norse (Viking) and English influences.  Her article talks about this
OLFA Anniversary Quilt AlongOLFA Anniversary Quilt Along A rotary cutter is a mainstay tool in every quilters' tool kit.  Did you know that they are celebrating 40 years?   What sparked the first OLFA cutter To celebrate 40 years Olfa created the ruby red cutter.  In celebration for the 40th Anniversary of the invention of the rotary
Crochet meets Quilting
Crochet meets Quilting I had to share this blanket crocheted with a snowplow.  At first I thought it was the red truck you frequently see in crafts and decor lately.  I was surprised to see what would be an applique on a quilt on this blanket made of yarn.   I have no idea if this is a trend or
Sew Your Stash - 2   Step One: Take a Quick Inventory First, if you’re really committed to using your fabrics on hand as much as possible, you’ll want to also take inventory of those fabrics that you can readily use for projects–now. Step Two: Set an Organizing Goal & Time Block out
Fidget Quilts - A Thank YouFidget Quilts - A Thank You I don't think I spend enough time on sharing all of the tremendous work that the Guild's Community service group called Connecting Threads performs.  One of the items that they have donated to the community is Fidget Quilts.  A Big Thankyou to Mryna P for heading that up, and to all of
Sew Your Stash - Embrace Your SpaceSew Your Stash - Embrace Your Space I need to 'sew my stash this year' is a common phrase all quilters make.  Sherri McConnell from a Quilting Life is writing  a series of posts to help each of us use our time and our fabric stash to create some wonderful projects in 2019.    She has included pictures and links to
Makeup Brush Roll BagMakeup Brush Roll Bag PolkaDot Chair blogged instructions on how to make a Makeup Brush Roll Bag.  The Makeup Bursh roll bag was designed by Kim from Sweet Red Poppy. Here is a sewing project that you could use for a gift, or make one for yourself.  Read on to find supply list and
Project Atigi Today's post is about an article on Project Atigi (atigi means “parka” in Inuktitut).  Mnay of us have heard about Canada Goose parkas that are known to keep a person very warm in extremely cold temperatures, such as the temperature today.  Canada Goose commissioned coats from

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