Quilt Blog

  • Sew Organized with the Sit-N-Sew Pincushion | January Aurifil Artisan Challenge

    Nothing like the New Year to spur on some cleaning and organizing! A tidy sewing room makes for more efficient quilting! I'm sharing my go-to DIY notion that I can't get through a quilting session without! BONUS - it takes less than an hour to make!
  • Sunshine on a Saturday Morning Mini Quilt | Aurifil Thread & Olfa September Slice & Stitch Challenge

    Want to see what I whipped up on a sunny Saturday morning? I’ll give you a hint – it’s cute as a button and has lots of texture.
  • 2020 Aurifil Artisan Collection

    I received some happy mail the other from my favourite Italian thread maker and I'm sharing a full look into the fun thread colours I get to play with in my 2020 Aurifil Artisan Collection. Come check it out!
  • #1 Tool to Safely Remove Pet Hair from your Quilts (+ a cautionary tale)

    Got pets in the house? Then you most likely have fur on your quilts too! I'm sharing the #1 tool that's helped me get those pesky hairs off my quilts and I bet you already have it in your house!!
  • #1 Pin Basting Tool Every Quilter Needs to Know About

    I'm sharing the 1 tool that was a pin basting game changer. I went from spending hours pin basting, only to end up with raw, indented and pricked fingers - ouch. This tool changed all of that and I'm sharing it with you today!
  • 5 Things Every Quilter Should Know about Batting Rolls

    Have you considered the benefits of bolts of batting? Today I'm sharing the 5 lessons I learned from taking the bolt batting plunge!
  • Favourite Thread Weight | April Aurifil Artisan Challenge

    I'm sharing a round-up of my fave projects featuring my favourite thread weight!
  • Mushroom Pinnies with a Twist | Patchwork Gifts Book Tour

    I'm so excited to share this cute and fun project from my friend's new book: Patchwork Gifts. These little mushrooms are meant as pincushions, but I switched it up and stuffed mine with catnip as a toy for Pips!
  • Sit ‘N Sew Pincushion Pattern | Modern Quilter's Sewing Station

    The Sit 'N Sew Pincushion is all about  a FUN & FAST sew that will have you organized and loving your sewing room! Scrap friendly and super quick to piece, this little pinnie makes the perfect gift. Betcha can't just make one!
  • Martelli Round-about Cutting Mat | A Modern Quilter’s Review

    Have you picked up a rotating mat only to find it doesn't spin? Yup, been there! I went on the hunt to find the best rotating mat and my research led me to the Martelli Round-about Cutting Mat. I'm sharing my review with you today!
  • Aurifil Artisan Collection 2019

    Here's the full unboxing of the Aurifil Thread included in my Artisan Collection for 2019! There are so many pretty colors and thread weights to play with -- I can't wait to dip in and explore!
  • Why I love Aurifil Thread | 2019 Aurifil Artisan

    I'm so beyond thrilled to be part a 2019 Aurifil Artisan! I didn't always know the importance of using quality thread, but once I did I sought out the best. I'm sharing with you today my top reasons for loving Aurifil Thread!