The holidays are heading our way and that means gift-giving season will be upon us before we know it! Enter this easy-to-stitch-up improv quilted hot water bottle cover! This has been a project that I’ve been wanting to make for years now. Yup, that's years as in multiple – ha! One of the … [Read more...] about Make Your Own Improv Quilted Hot Water Bottle Cover
It's time for a new What's in Your Sewing Bag with special guest Laura Henneberry of Commonwealth Quilts and Pre-Quilt. I had the lovely pleasure of officially meeting Laura in person at QuiltCon in Atlanta. A group of us were heading out for dinner and Laura was part of the gang. While I knew of … [Read more...] about What’s in Your Sewing Bag Laura Henneberry of PreQuilt?
I’ve been fabric-hunting for a new fall quilted coat! Even though I already have four sitting in my handmade wardrobe, what’s one more added to the mix?! Besides, I challenged myself to come up with a new colour combination that differs from the six that I’ve made to date. With the Fall … [Read more...] about New Fabric Pull for my Fall Quilted Coat
With all your 30 Days of Improv QAL blocks made, it’s time to turn your focus to pulling them together in a cohesive manner. This week it's all about modern improv play the final composition This can be easier said than done 😉 Which is why we’ve snuck lots of tips into the Week 5 … [Read more...] about Modern improv play the final composition
For the last week of stitching improv blocks, we've upped the challenge even more! This time you're leaning even more into that biased edge and stitching curves for modern improv play with curves! Don't let the curve intimidate you, there's so much fun to be had with this curvy shape. Let's see … [Read more...] about Modern improv play with curves
Modern improv play with triangles. It’s time to dive into angles! I know this can be a scary step in your improv play, but it also opens up so many possibilities for your improv compositions. Learning how to navigate those biased edges, especially if you’re working with freehand cutting, will … [Read more...] about Modern improv play with triangles