Echo Machine Quilting- How to

Machine quilting can be a challenge.  Especially if you are using your standard sewing machine.  I used mine for years for all machine quilting projects before I got the

The Best Irons for Quilters

Irons are a touchy topic.  There are some brands that are loved, hated, put up with, drip…you name it.  They can give you a lot of grief….or happiness. Some

Homemade Spray Starch

This is the best copy cat recipe ever!  As far as for quilters go.  I have been using this recipe and my spray for over a year and I

Type A Parent Conference

With the world of blogging comes a whole new curve of learning.  It’s a mix of SEO, pictures that please, networking like crazy, and sharing your take on whatever

12 Shark Projects to Sew

I thought it would be kind of fun to find some fishy projects to go along with Shark Week.  It’s not really a normal topic of quilts, but they

Shark Pillow Tutorial

I am not usually to jump on to fads…but this shark week has been fun! The shark pencil case was a delight to sew up, and after thinking for

Shark Pencil Case Tutorial

Back to school time! Around here we pick out new pencils, load up our pouches and fill up on supplies {I always pick up a few things for myself

20+ Dresden Plate Quilt Patterns

They really aren’t as scary as you think. The dresden plate quilt block is pretty simple…can be quickly stitched by machine and the layout and design is so intriguing.