An easier way to rip it

Sometimes the world isn’t fair, and sometimes you have to tear out a lot of stitches. This one time, at quilt camp, I decided i didn’t like the binding on a quilt that I had just sewn down (thankfully, before hand finishing it!), and was faced with the daunting task of ripping out all those… Continue Reading

Come Join Us on “Final Fridays”!

Over the years, Modern Quilts Unlimited has offered up a fantastic series of great projects by designers new and known: quilts, bags, pillows, coasters, you name it, they’re there in the issues (did you know you can buy back issues if you’re missing one?).  To that end, we’d like to showcase you and your projects that you’ve made from any… Continue Reading

Are you Organized? And a Giveaway!

Are you Organized? And a Giveaway!

Because I know I am not.  Not really. I think I might want to be, though, in my deepest heart.  I’ve tried lots of ways to keep my fabric and threads organized (currently I have everything wrapped around comic book boards), but I’m pretty much a disaster when it comes to keeping all my thread… Continue Reading

Technique: Sourcing and Breaking Down Wool Blazers

I don’t always find wool in thrift shops because I want bright colors, and don’t work in primitive styles. Sometimes, though, there are interesting weaves and colors that I think I may be able to use. I’m going to walk you through what I look for if I do happen to find a wool garment that speaks to… Continue Reading

Quilting With Kids Doesn’t Always Mean Using Fabric

Quilting With Kids Doesn’t Always Mean Using Fabric

You know how it goes: you think about it all week, planning and smiling about the things you’ll make with the littles. I had grand plans for that “Crafturday”: we’d make doll quilts! Easy, simple, fun, and for the stuffies and dolls they love! But sometimes, our desires don’t match up with reality. It’s not… Continue Reading