Saturday Morning Quilt Break: Thrift Store Treasures

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You can find great things at thrift stores. You can find some pretty crazy ones too! Quilts are always things to treasure because someone had to sit down and make them. It takes a lot of time to do. Then there's the stories behind some of the…
A picture of a blanket stitched frame that says "M is for Maria"

How to Blanket Stitch

This is the latest in a series of useful stitch tutorials. The blanket stitch is easy to do and can be used to make beautiful personalized baby blankets. Read here about how to make your templates and use a blanket stitch to create a beautiful…

Fearless Free-Motion Stitching 2 Class by Eric Drexler

Learn how to free-motion stitch with your sewing machine, instead of having to buy an embroidery machine! Eric Drexler provides classes that start by teaching you different leaf and butterfly patterns, then goes from there. Be able to stitch…

Best of National Sewing Month: 30 Sewing Projects

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We find ourselves at the end of National Sewing Month and for anyone who enjoys this craft, you've been treated to a plethora of sewing fun. As the month went on we found some great looking projects for quilters to enjoy. Check out these 30…

T-Shirt Quilts: Pieces from the past and the comfort of home.

One way to save memories is to make a quilt out of t-shirts. One mother discovered some of her grown sons' old t-shirts.  They were adults now with families of their own. She decided to do something with the shirts. She made a keepsake quilt…
Fabric Notions and Tools

Do You Have a Notion Going Under-used? Hear From the Experts!

When it comes to quilting notions, what makes one a necessity? McCalls' Quilting had some great thoughts on what makes a notion indispensable. From needles for your sewing machine to quilting rulers and mats - there's a lot of tools &…

Tips for choosing fat quarters (from someone who’s bundled 5,000)

Got stacks of fat-quarter singles that you couldn’t resist at the store — and now you’re not sure what to do with them? If you have fat quarters that aren’t in pre-bundled form, it can be challenging to figure out how to choose the…
A picture of 10 assorted flower prints

Alchemy of Fabric

This is the best month to look at fabric with new eyes. Flowers give everyone a happy feeling. Stitchin' Post chose ten supplemental fabrics for this month and they were selected with more traditional piecing rather than a modern collage…