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How to make a lanyard

How to make a lanyard
Ever wonder what you're going to do with all of your leftover scrap fabric and batting? Make a lanyard, my friend! Creating a lanyard is a quick an...

Art Gallery Fabrics- "Pure Solids" Blog Tour

Art Gallery Fabrics- "Pure Solids" Blog Tour
 My friend Elizabeth of Quilter's Candy is hosting a fun Blog Tour, featuring Art Gallery Fabrics' Pure Solids! I'm so excited to share what I crea...

Church Window Quilt Pattern

Church Window Quilt Pattern
 Church Window Quilt Pattern is finally available! I'm sure that my inspiration for this quilt is pretty self explanatory. Church Window is inspir...

Petal Signature Cotton- by Spoonflower!

Petal Signature Cotton- by Spoonflower!
I'm so excited to be a part of Spoonflower's new fabric launch!   Now introducing: Petal Signature Cotton (TM)  . . What is Petal Signature Cotto...

Local Classes- Summer 2019

Local Classes- Summer 2019
My Sewing Shoppe5910 Duraleigh Rd.Raleigh, NC 27612 Big Stitch Binding Class: August 16th from 5pm-7pm .  

Straight-Line Quilting Tutorial

Straight-Line Quilting Tutorial
Straight-line quilting is my favorite way to do my own quilting! It's so easy and has quite the striking finish! It's perfect for giving your quilt...

Pin Basting

Pin Basting
Is it just me, or does anyone else immediately think of a Thanksgiving turkey when they say the word "basting"? Hah. Okay, hopefully I'm not the on...

First Gift Quilt Pattern

First Gift Quilt Pattern
It's here! First Gift Quilt pattern is now available! This pattern is a bit unique, because it's the first quilt in a collection of quilts that I w...

How to Machine Bind your Quilt

How to Machine Bind your Quilt
You did it! After hours and hours of piecing your quilt top, pressing seams, changing your mind 12 times, basting and quilting.... its FINALLY time...

2019 Quilt Retreat

2019 Quilt Retreat
I'm am so excited to announce that I am partnering with Kiley of Long Armed Mama to host a Quilt Retreat in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Rid...

Vintage Lace Quilt

Vintage Lace Quilt
It's here! . Vintage Lace quilt pattern is now available!  . Ya'll, this pattern has me SO smitten! Vintage Lace is inspired by the beautiful int...

Interwoven Quilt Along

Interwoven Quilt Along
Week 1: Planning Fabrics Week 2: Cutting & Seam Allowance Week 3: Making Blocks & Pressing Seams Week 4 : Making Blocks Week 5 : Making Bl...