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Colour Post: The Glowing Effect

Colour Post: The Glowing Effect

Starry Night -- one of the world's most well-known paintings -- has been subsumed into the image bank of my mind and probably influenced the design of my hoop quilt design, Canned Pineapples. In this post, we'll talk about how to choose colours to achieve this effect....

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Spoonflower’s New Quilting Cotton

Spoonflower’s New Quilting Cotton

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...

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Striped Scallops Pattern Release

Striped Scallops Pattern Release

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. Small throw, 50" x 56 1/2". Quilted by Violet Quilts. Striped Scallops comes in 5 sizes: Baby (38” x...

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Meet “R”: Typecast Blog Tour

Meet “R”: Typecast Blog Tour

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...

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X Sew-Along: Week 6, Catch-up / Improv Challenge

X Sew-Along: Week 6, Catch-up / Improv Challenge

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...

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X Sew-Along: Week 5, Binding

X Sew-Along: Week 5, Binding

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...

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