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18 02, 2015

Quiltcast #66 :: Top 5 Apps

By |February 18th, 2015|podcast, Quiltcast|0 Comments

Catch up with us, and what we’ve been working on in our studios.

Check out the Pillow Collective details here. And enter April’s book contest here.

 

April’s favorite apps:

Kindle

Duolingo

Rhonna Designs

Kaufman Quilt Calculator

Lynda.com

Craftsy

 

Amy’s favorite apps:

WordSwag

Pages Facebook manager

Pinterest

One King’s Lane

Cooking Light

 

 

Our shared Pinterest boards – Stitched Gifts, Gifts for Quilters, Quilt Storage, Fabric Storage

Those are our current fave’s share […]

17 02, 2015

As Seen On…

By |February 17th, 2015|As Seen On...|1 Comment

Last fall I had the opportunity to do a couple of TV spots, which have made their way to your local PBS stations at last! My first trip was to Quilting Arts with two segments, and one hour of instruction to film (more on that next month!). I had a lot of fun, once I […]

16 02, 2015

Pillow Collective :: Coming Soon!

By |February 16th, 2015|Pillow Collective|1 Comment

I’m really excited to get started with the Pillow Collective! I’ve been collecting fabric bundles, and trying to decide on a quilt to giveaway over the course of next week, as well as asking friends to make a pillow to share with you!

I’ve switched it up a bit from last year, and we will be […]

13 02, 2015

Featuring Liza :: A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |February 13th, 2015|Featured Quilter|2 Comments

Mark your calendars for the next installment of the Blogger’s Quilt Festival! It’s coming May 15-29, I’ll share more in the coming weeks, but get your quilts ready now.

Today’s featured quilter is Liza from Quiltifications! Liza has a great reply for why she quilts – I hope you enjoy getting to know her and her […]

12 02, 2015

Quiltcast #65 :: Using Your Fabric Stash

By |February 12th, 2015|podcast, Quiltcast|2 Comments

Moving beyond fabric collections to make beautiful and unique quilts, with fabrics curated by you, from your fabric stash! April and I share tips to combine fabrics with success!

Here’s our tips, be sure to listen in for more info.

1 – A lot of your stash will be cohesive since you chose it to begin with.

2 – […]

6 02, 2015

Featuring Ben :: A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |February 6th, 2015|Featured Quilter|7 Comments

Today’s featured quitter is Ben! Ben blogs at Huntspatch Quilts, and has some fantastic quilts to share with us today. I hope you enjoy getting to know Ben a little better –

1. When did you begin quilting?

I began quilting in 2011.  I had been intrigued by the idea for some time, and had thought I […]

4 02, 2015

Quiltcast #64 :: Fabric Storage

By |February 4th, 2015|podcast, Quiltcast|1 Comment

Regardless of how big your fabric collection is, storing it nicely is a fun challenge for quilters everywhere! Listen in as April and I discuss our fabric storage solutions, and issues.

We tend to both use shelves to keep things organized –

Stacked fabric, in piles

-by color

-backing yardage in one zone

-solids by color, separate from prints

-minky/flannel; non-quilting […]

30 01, 2015

Featuring Nina Marie :: A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |January 30th, 2015|Featured Quilter|7 Comments

The best part of the Blogger’s Quilt Festival, for me, is the huge variety of quilts, and thus inspiration. Today’s featured quilter has beautifully pieced, and striking art quilts to share! I hope you enjoy getting to know Nina Marie and her quilts better —

1. When did you begin quilting?
I began my great passion in […]

26 01, 2015

Current State of my Quilting Studio

By |January 26th, 2015|Baby Lock, Long Arm Quilting, random, work in progress|15 Comments

I shared my quilting studio space via Instagram yesterday, and thought I better keep it real, and put it up here too! It looks pretty messy still, but it’s all picked up and I can walk around a bit – huge improvement!

My Melody is dropped into the little table on the left, Crown Jewel is […]

23 01, 2015

Featuring Belinda :: A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |January 23rd, 2015|Featured Quilter|2 Comments

Little known fact – you can participate in the Blogger’s Quilt Festivals by sharing a Flickr link instead of a blog. That’s how today’s featured quilter, Belinda has shared her work in the Festivals! The main thing I ask, is that you still share the story of your quilt, along with the image. You can […]

21 01, 2015

Quiltcast #63 :: Quilt Storage

By |January 21st, 2015|podcast, Quiltcast|1 Comment

As quilters we tend to collect quilts! Today April and I are sharing best practices in caring for and storing your quilts. We hope you will share your Quilt Storage solutions with us too!

 

 

April’s giveaway is happening here!

The Quilt Storage pin board is here.

Cardboard tube for rolling quilts.

Quilt Ladders, and display racks are always fun if […]

16 01, 2015

Featuring Yvonne :: A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |January 16th, 2015|Featured Quilter|9 Comments

I’m always inspired by the featured quilters, and today is no different! Today’s featured quilter is Yvonne, also known online, as Quilting Jetgirl. I hope you enjoy getting to know Yvonne, and her quilts more —

1. When did you begin quilting?

I started making my first quilt when I was 15 to have to use in college. […]