Back Into Spring Bouquet

Back Into Spring Bouquet

I promised you in January some tips and tricks for working on your Spring Bouquet Block of the Month.  Well, the next time I was able to get back to working on this project was during our staff retreat at …
Fuse it Down

Fuse it Down

So now that you have your design traced on your fabric (or you can use a light box with light-coloured background), you are ready to fuse your applique pieces in place.  The pattern does not have an “order of fusing” …
Stitch On

Stitch On

It’s time to get stitching! The pattern insert regarding the applique process is on the back of the pattern picture. But most of this information is presuming that you don’t have the already pre-fused and pre-cut Silhouette applique shapes. With …

Another Round of 100 Modern Quilt Blocks Block of the Month

That’s right, it is an encore run of Tula Pink’s 100 Modern Quilt Blocks beginning in September.  Yes, that seems awhile away, but lets face it, you’ll be gardening over the next few months and when you’ve worn out your …

Crossing the Finish Line

Over 2013 to 2014 we ran the 100 Modern Quilt Blocks by Tula Pink as a Block of the Month here at the store.  Each month, for ten months, customers were mailed or picked up their package of 10 blocks.  …

100 Modern Quilt Blocks

I’ve been up to something new – and modern.  And I’m loving it.  It has been awhile since I’ve personally made some pieced blocks, and since they are all different, and in bright colours, I’m in rainbow nirvana.  They are …

Spring Bouquet – Heralding the New Year!

Guess what I started over the holidays: This is block 1 from the new Spring Bouquet Block of the Month program which we are running at the store.  All the batik applique pieces are laser cut and pre-fused with Steam-a-Seam …

Tweeting without Twitter

I love a good play on words.  Can’t resist you know.  I haven’t yet got the store on a Facebook account, let alone a Twitter account.  Some of you – and my conscience  – tell me,  “You’ve got to do …

Maple Swirl Block of the Month

Oooh, this is one of my favorite quilts.  It’s had been hanging in the store, with the binding just machine basted, so I got it done and finished stitching it by hand.  And, no, I don’t see this as a chore; I …

No Longer Cooped Up

Yes, we are no longer cooped up.  All Cooped Up is now All Sold Out.    Lucky roosters.  The quilting hens have bought them out.  Cluck, Cluck. Now that we are no longer Cooped Up, Kim is busy working on the …

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