• Quilting

    Michael Miller Challenge Quilt

    As part of the MQG, we have quarterly challenges whereby companies donate fabric which we are to use to create some sort of project with. This time, the fabric was from Michael Miller, one of my favourites (their fabric has a great base). I had an idea that I wanted to make a bunting quilt, but I didn’t want to do turned or fused applique. So I came up with another idea! I basically made little triangle pillow forms, but didn’t stuff them (does that make sense?). I cut each bunting triangle out along with 10 white triangles. I put right sides together, stitched around the edge and left an…

  • KSC Designs

    KSC Designs/Patchwork Threads Giveaway!

    My friend Lindsay runs this amazing t-shirt company called Patchwork Threads. She creates all these super fun designs based on quilt blocks and other crafty goodies. But the great part is, they are not the “oh, you like to quilt, yay” shirts. You can totally wear them just as great shirts and few people would even know they are “quilt themed”. When she asked if I would like to custom make some bags to go with her newest design, I couldn’t resist! I created just a few Limited Edition bags with heavy duty metal zippers, fun prints, and little arrow zipper pulls 🙂 And we are having a little giveaway…

  • Quilting

    Quilt for my Favourite Customer

    A couple of weeks ago I had a customer order a baby quilt from me. But not just any customer, my very favourite customer. Before you think, “wait, isn’t that me?” let me s’plain. No, there is no time, let me sum up: None other than TJ’s wonderful 91 year old Grandma (I kid you not. She is 91. Ok in this picture she is 90, but jeez. I don’t look that good most days and I am 35!) She knew she wanted something pink, but didn’t have any other requirements beyond that. So….off to my go-to baby quilt design! I call this one “Pinwheels and Piano Keys”. I came…