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Cutting Faux Fur: more accuracy and less mess

Cutting Faux Fur: more accuracy and less mess

Last fall my daughter asked if I could get her some fabric so she could make a faux fur coat. I’ve made coats before and knew this was no small task and not exactly beginner-friendly. So I said, “Hey, let me make it for you.” She didn’t have much say because I was already holding…

Come sew with me at Sew Expo!

Come sew with me at Sew Expo!

Registration opens today for the Sewing and Stitchery Expo in Puyallup, Washington. This will be my third time teaching at Sew Expo and I’m excited to be revisiting some classes that have been popular in the past. Cuddle Up with Applique on Friday at 2pm Soft and Simple Cuddle Quilts on Sunday at 11am Sew…

That Quilt from the MSQC Sewlebrity Sew-Off

That Quilt from the MSQC Sewlebrity Sew-Off

Do you remember this fall when I was at the Missouri Star Quilt Company Birthday Bash? Okay, maybe not, but I had a great time (like always!). I was on Jenny’s team and we worked like mad women for an hour making a lovely pinwheel quilt that was designed by Jenny Doan just for the…

Home.

Home.

It’s been a whirlwind of a year and after three months of being on the road far more than I was off, I’m back home in Los Angeles. I’m busy cleaning my studio and the rest of my apartment, getting things back to a place that feels like I’ve, at least sorta, caught up with…

Cali Quilt Co. {Fair Oaks, CA}

Cali Quilt Co. {Fair Oaks, CA}

In September, and again in November, I had the opportunity to teach for the Cuddle-centric shop yet–Cali Quilt Co. They’ve been selling online for a eight years, but in recent years they decided to open a physical location for local customers to browse and buy, in addition to their online store. Their selection of Cuddle…

Cupcake Quilts {Old Spring, TX}

Cupcake Quilts {Old Spring, TX}

In the northern suburbs of Texas is a small area known as Old Spring and on one corner, in an old red schoolhouse sits Cupcake Quilts. In mid-November I was lucky enough to spend two days teaching Cuddle quilt workshops there.  I’d just been in Houston a week before for Quilt Market and Quilt Festival,…

Sew Pink (in your pincushion!)

Sew Pink (in your pincushion!)

Thanks for joining me for today’s stop on the SewPINK* ByAnnie blog hop ((visit the official #SewPINK information page: https://www.byannie.com/2019-SewPINK ). Like so many others, breast cancer has reared its ugly head in my life as well. Annie asked if I’d participate and I immediately agreed; raising awareness is important. When my best friend was…

Starch and Starch Alternatives: which for what?

Starch and Starch Alternatives: which for what?

As quilters, we are often looking for ways to make things easier, whether it’s getting perfect points or removing fold lines or keeping the bias from stretching. There are a variety of different ways of doing all of those, but today we are focusing on using sprays to accomplish it. There are a wide variety…

Cool Cottons {Portland, OR}

Cool Cottons {Portland, OR}

Cool Cottons is a cozy quilt shop located in SE Portland, known for its array of bright colors and fun prints.

Need an Easy Blanket?

Need an Easy Blanket?

We’re back at it with another Sew Together Tuesday for Shannon Fabrics.

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