I finally finished my great niece’s quilt, and I learn something new each time I make a new one. In this article, I discuss what I think every professional quilter has in the way of thread for Piecing Quilts Thread for Machine Piecing Most quilters (at least for me) beginContinue reading…

Happy 4th of July! We enjoyed grilling out and setting off sparklers and a few smoke bombs.  I spent some of the day researching thread for free motion quilting.  My Beginner Choices I ran out of thread the day before, and the store that carries my typically quilting thread wasContinue reading…

I grew up in a somewhat loving environment. Why do I say somewhat? My mother was a seamstress. She raised my older brothers and sister by working in sewing factories in rural Alabama. If you could peek into the time when she was doing this work, you would know thatContinue reading…

You have to know what makes an award winning quilt an award winning quilt and gain that experience. We might not ever make it as big as some (and then again maybe we will), but the award winning advice on building an award winning quilt is a great place toContinue reading…