Introducing Spoonflower's newest substrate, Petal Signature Cotton™! This new quilting weight cotton is colour-fast and is easy to work with.Pictured here is a baby version of my Striped Scallops pattern with a lively background fabric designed by yours truly. Photo by Emma Poliquin Photography.Background fabric design by Andrea Tsang Jackson, 3rd Story Workshop. I really… Read More
Striped Scallops gives illusion of curves without curved piecing! Learn to get comfortable with some skinny piecing and a scant 1/4" seam allowance with this pattern.
Today is my day on the Typecast of Characters Blog Tour hosted by Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill of Whole Circle Studio! Today’s instalment is brought to you by the letter “R”. Typecast is an alphabet of English paper pieced uppercase letters. Each finishes at 6” x 9”. I had the privilege of meeting Sheri at QuiltCon in… Read More
If you're still working on your quilting or binding, keep plugging away! Or if you want to play... this week is also our improv challenge. We've got some lovely offcuts to work with and some leftover fabric, so what don't we make something to complement the quilt like a pillow? Or just experiment for no… Read More
The binding is a shining feature of the design of Everyone's Got an X. It adds serifs to the top and bottom of the X, like a serifed typeface such as Garamond or Linotype Didot. It's totally optional to do a piecing binding, but if want to give it a go, here are some things… Read More
Here are tips on trimming accurately, quilting designs and thread selection!
What is a scant 1/4" seam allowance? Why do I need it? How do I get it? This post will answer all your questions about this quilting term!
It's time to sew! There are not a lot of seams to sew in this quilt, but many are unconventional. There are three main things to know about: Thread choice, strip sets and offset seams. This week's big takeaway (also a big takeaway in life) is "good enough." 50 wt Aurifil 2215 with my cut… Read More
Here we are at Week 2 -- Cutting for Everyone's Got An X! I hope you had fun picking your fabrics. I was so delighted to see what colours you will be working with! In this post, you will find tips on cutting your X quilt fabric. You will notice that I have been very… Read More
Welcome to the Everyone's Got An X Sew-along! We are gonna have a blast! Be sure to tag all your posts with #EveryonesGotAnX (either on Instagram or Facebook, or both!) - as this is how I will be selecting the weekly prize winners. Aren't signed up for the sew-along emails? Get all the updates here:… Read More