• CREATE,  sewing

    DIY Basketball Jersey with the Cricket Maker

    Learn how to DIY basketball jersey with the Cricut Maker Video tutorial.  I’ll walk you through the steps so your jerseys come out great and everyone will be happy. I had an opportunity to make the basketball jersey shirts for my two boys for their team they put together this past year.  It was a rec-team, so nothing terribly fancy. …

  • CREATE,  quilting

    How to Make a Herringbone Table Runner

    Learn how to make a Herringbone Table Runner using the quilt as you go technique. Simple and great for your fabric strips. Table runners are perfect for giving your room a new look without spending a whole lot of money and time on it.  They are kind of like pillows.  They can add pops of color and design to the…

  • sewing,  SHARE

    Pick a Quilt Weekend

    No more teases and hints– it’s here and you are invited! This pick a quilt weekend is going to be such a fun weekend. Full of sewing and giveaways and of course you! I’ve gathered a few patterns that you can pick from and join us for a weekend of sewing.  Our goal is to have a finished quilt top…

  • CREATE,  quilting

    Quilt as You Go Placemats

    Quilt as you go placemats are perfect for giving this quilting technique a try.  You’ll learn how to stitch it all together so that when you are done, your quilting is done too! All that is left is binding.   Placemats are kind of the in between of mug rugs and table runners.  Their sizes really differ and it’s up to…

  • CREATE,  quilt along

    Garden Walk Quilt Along – June

    Today we are moving beyond the center and adding our borders for the Garden Walk Quilt Along – June. If you have chosen to finish your quilt, that’s fine too. The outer borders feature some super simple nine patch quilt blocks and four star quilt blocks.  They are set in a corner, not on point– but they do have triangles…

  • Learn how to sew a pillowcase! The two methods you'll find are the burrito roll pillowcase and the pillowcase with a cuff.  
    CREATE,  sewing

    How to Sew a Pillowcase – two methods!

    Learn how to sew a pillowcase! The two methods you’ll find are the burrito roll pillowcase and the pillowcase with a cuff.   I use pillowcases as presents — they are perfect for friends gifts, house warming gifts, Christmas gifts, birthday…you name it!  You can actually sew up a bunch and have them on hand for when you need them.   The…

  • Beth of Eva Paige Designs trunk show and interview with the IAQ!
    Interviews

    Guest Designer Beth of Eva Paige Quilts

    Today we welcome Guest Designer Beth of Eva Paige Quilts. Beth is one clever gal…and you’ll know what I’m talking about when you see her technique of sewing accordion style half square triangles. Clever! She also teaches and hosts quilt alongs on her blog. Her style and design is scrappy but with a plan! This is how she describes her…

  • Reviews

    Hidden Treasures Quilt Book

    Find out what’s inside the new Hidden Treasures Quilt Book! You’ll love the quilts that are showcased and their background stories. Today I get to partner with a previous guest designer for the IAQ – Lori Triplett.  I met her at Quilt Market- you can read more about her here, with a trunk show and interview — but today, we…