All posts by Evelyn

Let’s Get Our Fabrics Organized in 2017!

OK, quilters, let’s be honest with ourselves: no matter the size, we all have a bit of a fabric stash laying around the house. If you’re anything like me, it isn’t just laying around the house: I have fabric and rulers in the trunk of my car! When meeting up with a friend recently, she…

Keepsake Quilting Fabric for Life 2016 Winners!

As you all know, the Fabric for Life 2016 Contest ended December 31, 2016. You’ve all been so patient for us to announce our winners. But before we do, let’s take a peek at the fabulous prizes one more time: The Grand Prize, a 20 year supply of fabric, was won by Terri W., Belmont,…

Tips for Quilting With Flannel

For many of us, cooler temperatures have descended upon us and a cozy quilt is just the ticket to keeping warm! And what could be nicer to cuddle up with than a soft, warm, flannel quilt? But quilting with flannel can be tricky! It just doesn’t behave like your typical quilting cottons. Here are some…

Squaring Wall Quilts with Lynette Jensen

Lynette Jensen is back with another lovely quilt pattern from the Thimbleberries Project of the Month Club! This wall quilt (or holiday table topper) is called Winterscape and it’s an easy project that looks great all winter long! Here’s what Lynette had to say about it… How fun to have a small, easy project for…

Create Fabric Paintings using Pre-cut Quilt Kits

Ready to give picture quilts a try? My favorite way to create fabric paintings is to layer fabric shapes using fusible appliqué. It can be quite time consuming to iron fusible to your fabric and to cut out the various appliqué shapes. Now that laser pre-cut quilt kits are available, quilting images is easier than…

Pumpkin Blossom Project of the Month by Lynette Jensen

A crispness has settled in the air and the leaves have begun to fall. This surely means autumn is in full swing. The season is ripe with opportunities for sewing on chilly, overcast days. Plus, there are so many wonderful projects to quilt for our homes, as gifts for our loved ones, and for ourselves.…

Keep Your Sewing Room Organized with These 5 Tools

In my experience, keeping fabric and quilting supplies organized can be difficult. Even though I have a sewing space and plenty of storage, I, personally, have struggled for years to keep everything in order and ready to use. I’ve bought fabric, but forgotten where I stowed it when I was finally ready to use it.…