Disappearing Four Patch | Tutorial Part 2

Last month we looked at making disappearing four patch designs that used horizontal and vertical cuts. These are perfect for both directional and non-directional prints because none of the patchwork pieces are rotated to create the new block design. This month I’m sharing more designs, but this time they are cut in a different way.Continue reading “Disappearing Four Patch | Tutorial Part 2”

Quilting Rules | My favourites

Is there a “top” brand of quilting rulers you should be using? Like many sewing and quilting tools, this has a lot to do with personal preference but if you’d like to learn a little bit more about my favourite brand of quilting rulers and why I love them, read on… My favourite brand ofContinue reading “Quilting Rules | My favourites”

Spring Table Runner | Tutorial

Say goodbye to winter and welcome a new season into your home with this spring-coloured table runner. Table runners are a lovely way to dress up your dining table (or any other large table or surface in the house!) and a great way to try out new patchwork and quilting techniques as they don’t haveContinue reading “Spring Table Runner | Tutorial”

Press Perfection | Top pressing tools

Pressing is such an important part of patchwork quilting but often the selection of tools we might need are low down our “must buy” list…perhaps because they aren’t as exciting as some of the other types of sewing equipment and gadgets. But that doesn’t mean they should be overlooked or always pushed to the bottomContinue reading “Press Perfection | Top pressing tools”

SEAMS PERFECT | DIGITAL COURSE

Create spot-on patchwork seams with precision and confidence. What if you never had to unpick a patchwork seam again? With Seams Perfect there’s no need for mis-match seams and uneven quilt blocks. You’ll learn how to sew, press and match your patchwork seams in just a few hours. … Tell me if this sounds likeContinue reading “SEAMS PERFECT | DIGITAL COURSE”

Spot On Seams

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”

Maple Crisp | Autumn-Fall Project Inspiration

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”