Quilt vs Blanket
1 year | December 6, 2018Quilt 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
1 year | December 5, 2018Cheryl (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
1 year | December 4, 2018The 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
1 year | November 30, 2018Bonnie 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 Motif
1 year | November 29, 2018Many 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 pattern
1 year | November 28, 2018Caroline 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 Machine
1 year | November 28, 2018Sashiko 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
1 year | November 27, 2018For 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
1 year | November 19, 2018Pam 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
Power of Women Quilt Exhibit
1 year | November 9, 2018Pam Holland blogged on the Power of Women Exhibit at the International Quilt show in Houston. While there are numerous quilt blocks and techniques, a quilt can also convey a picture of a woman that expresses your love or appreciation of how they influenced your life. Amazing
Antique Quilts of the British Isles
1 year | November 8, 2018The International Quilt Show in Houston is on. The Antique Quilts of the British Isles is a special exhibit. Here is a link to Moda's coverage of this special exhibit:
Pam Hollands' blog - Merit Quilting, Machine -Stationary - Houston.
1 year | November 7, 2018International Quilt Festival, Merit Quilting, Machine -Stationary. Pam blogged on a few of her favourite's - amazing workmanship and techniques in these quilt pictures.