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
If you ask anybody who knows me even a little bit, they'll tell you, "Andrea doesn't do floral." I don't wear flowers. I don't plant or grow flowers because they always die on me. I don't have any floral prints in any of my home decor. I don't draw flowers unless I can't think of… Read More
Earlier this year, designer Alison Glass released her line of shot cotton solids, Kaleidoscope. I had the privilege of exploring these saturated colours in a second version of Our Song, Your Reflection. The result was a blazing sunset on a contrasting cool colour palette for the water. This quilt is all about texture, texture, and more texture. Listen… Read More
Banner Year is the first 3rd Story Workshop pattern that is traditionally pieced, and not paper pieced! This is a beginner-friendly pattern that comes together quickly and fits a nursery, pre-teen or teen's room or a living room depending on the colour palette you choose. The pattern comes with instruction with a "spectrum" colour option and… Read More
You know that moment when you've cut all your pieces for a project and you're ready to sew, sew, sew? It's the go-time moment. I think we all love this part - when we can just feed that beautiful fabric through the machine in one long chain. We can apply that chain piecing method to rows… Read More
Why do they work together? 2017 Kona Color of the Year: Pink Flamingo with the 2017 Pantone Color of the Year: Greenery.