Explorations in Quilted Garments

Explorations in Quilted Garments

This past summer I had the opportunity to take part in a summer Hoyt House artist residency at Kings Landing in Prince William, New Brunswick. We got to inhabit a delightfully blue house during our studio days, to create work and enjoy the surroundings at this living...
Patchwork Lab: Gemology is here!

Patchwork Lab: Gemology is here!

It feels a little unreal but it’s here…! Patchwork Lab: Gemology is now available to quilters everywhere. You can get a signed copy here, with a bonus “Quick Guide to Foundation Paper Piecing” insert you can’t get anywhere else. ...
Quilt Back Party on Instagram: Sept. 18-22

Quilt Back Party on Instagram: Sept. 18-22

We kick off #partyinthequiltback today! From September 18-22, post photos of your favourite quilt backs using the hashtag #partyinthequiltback and win daily prizes from our awesome event sponsors. Wondering what to post? Quilt backs or portions of quilt...
Tutorial: Cutting Fabric Diamonds

Tutorial: Cutting Fabric Diamonds

This week’s quilt block of the 2019 Summer Sampler is “Altitude” and features a mountainous landscape with the most beautiful sky you can imagine behind it. I designed this block to help you cut and assemble 45 degree diamonds. The result is a dynamic...
Tutorial: Wrapping Your Embroidery Hoop

Tutorial: Wrapping Your Embroidery Hoop

An easy way to spruce up your embroidery hoop for display is to wrap it. It brings the final product up a level for a finished look without using too much fabric or effort. When you’ve worked hard on a piece such as Canned Pineapples, it’s nice to give it...
Tutorial: Basic Embroidery Stitches

Tutorial: Basic Embroidery Stitches

In this post, you’ll get an idea of how to make some simple embroidery stitches to complete your Canned Pineapples hoop quilt! We’ll cover a back stitch, woven wheel stitch, and a running stitch. I’m not an expert in this realm, but I sure have fun...