PreQuilt x 3rd Story

In the fall, I had the privilege of meeting up with Laura Henneberry in Toronto. Laura is half the mastermind behind PreQuilt, a web-based app that lets you pre-colour a quilt to test out ideas before you start cutting into fabric. The other half is her husband Gar Liu, who is the web developer. Together… Read More

Tips & Tricks: Lone Star Quilt

The traditional lone star quilt is the base for Our Song, Your Reflection. This beautiful classic design uses strip sets cut on the diagonal to create a large-scale pattern. Here are some tips to make this a successful endeavour! First things first: Don't be scared. Once you get going, it's a ton of fun with very rewarding results. Choosing fabrics: If… Read More

Our Song II – A Collaborative Quilt

As the crowdfunding campaign for Our Song, Your Reflection was unfolding in May and June of this year, I asked a few quilting friends -- new and old! -- to each make a star block. It could be paper pieced from the original pattern, their own star invention, or a traditional block. With each block,… Read More

Tutorial: DIY Beeswax Food Wraps

School has already started up for many kids in the USA and here in Canada, we're not too far off. I won some beautiful fat quarters from Stash Fabrics back in the spring. Now many of you know that I choose to use solid fabrics in my quilts over printed fabrics. It's not that I don't appreciate the beauty of the printed… Read More