Do you ever get confused by the different types of thread and when to use them? Find yourself always using the same thread because it’s the “safe” option? Read on for my thoughts and tips for some of the thread weights most commonly used in patchwork and quilting. I do need to start by sayingContinue reading “Playing with…thread weights”
How to decide which way to press your patchwork seams Patchwork isn’t just about sewing; how you press your blocks is also really important and the wrong pressing choices can make or break a project! Seams in a patchwork project can be either press to one side or open. Both of these options have prosContinue reading “Spot On Seams”
It’s becoming that time of year when the leaves change colour, the wooly hats go on and the pumpkin spiced lattes appear. Autumn (Fall) is my favourite season for all these reasons and it really sparks my creativity too. Although the shades around us are becoming a bit more muted there are still gorgeous popsContinue reading “Maple Crisp | Autumn-Fall Project Inspiration”
I’m excited to share the new Everlasting Star quilt pattern today! Everlasting Star is the latest Coffee Rings Studio pattern and is fat quarter or half metre friendly. You can find the Everlasting Star quilt pattern in my pattern shop. Fabrics Everlasting Star is great for using your favourite stashed fat quarters. I fell inContinue reading “Everlasting Star Quilt | A new pattern by Coffee Rings Studio”
If you get my newsletters (you can sign up here in your don’t) then you’ll know that my Everlasting Star Quilting Along, which was due to start in March, is coming soon! This is just a little teaser to give you some peeks at the pattern, how to follow along with the quilt along andContinue reading “The Autumn-Winter Everlasting Star Quilt Along”
The first quilt pattern I ever released (back in July 2018) was Rainbow Lattice; it is available to buy in my pattern shop. I was relatively new to pattern designing and more importantly, for the point of my story, pattern naming. Since then I’ve realised how colour-blind colour-blinkered people can be with quilt designs. IContinue reading “Seeing past the rainbow | A pattern focus on Rainbow Lattice”
Are you new to patchwork and quilting? Have you already taken the leap into a new hobby but are looking for some general sewing tips? Are you past the “beginner” stage but want to create projects with more accurate patchwork piecing? This FREE guide is for you!