QuiltCon 2019: Show Recap

I had the privilege of attending QuiltCon 2019 in Nashville last month. Now that I've had some time to re-integrate into reality, I've put together a recap of my first-ever quilt show experience! Mary Fons, editor of QuiltFolk, starts a tour of the Sherri Lynn Wood exhibit. From the moment I set foot in the… Read More

Sewing for Myself

One of today's big buzz words is "self-care". Self-care was why I started quilting in the first place! It's so important -- I think especially as a woman and a parent -- to prioritize something or things that give us life and energy for the other areas of our lives where we need to show… Read More

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. Our Song, Your… Read More