X Sew-along: Week 1

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

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

Everyone's Got An X in Sienna

Sew-Along with Everyone’s Got An X

Here's everything you need to know about the Everyone's Got an X sew-along. We start on March 15, 2019 will finish up by the end of April. Photo by Emma Poliquin. The weekly time commitment is low and the skills we will tackle include skinny strips, offset seams, matched binding. Don't be alarmed! The main reason I… 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