Category Archives: Gift idea

Baby Quilts

Love is a newborn baby! It’s no surprise that quilters love to make baby quilts. More and more of us are or are becoming grandmothers! And once the grands all have their first quilt the older kids are demanding a … Continue reading

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Pincushion Ponderings

   Pincushion Pondering Photo used with permission from Carol Steely Pincushions. What is it about them that seem to draw us in? We use them, display them, make them, swap them, and collect them. Do you ever wonder “why a tomato”? Mello Mushroom … Continue reading

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The Easy Binding Winder

It’s binding time! You’re in the home stretch…your quilt is almost finished…if only the binding would behave itself! How many times has your binding become twisted as you roll it around your hand or a cardboard tube for easy handling? … Continue reading

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Jeanne’s Bags

Extraordinary Bags by Jeanne Nivard I grew up in Philadelphia within a creatively-gifted family. My mother was a professional dressmaker and my father was a chef who worked in only the finest establishments. Both were trained in Europe. My sister … Continue reading

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Bag Adventure

I am a bag lover.  Tote bags, hand bags, shopping bags.  And there has never been a better time to indulge in a new bag than the summer season when I can’t leave the house without a bag on my arm. … Continue reading

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An Interview With Kits By Kalt

Genevieve Kalt is like many of us. We love using our skills to create things for friends and family. A few years ago, Genevieve decided to turn her hobby into a business and created Kits by Kalt. In our interview … Continue reading

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What we Love about Barb Sackel’s New Garland Patterns

Designer Barb Sackel of Rose Cottage Quilting has introduced her fun, new line of garland patterns that are easy fast and fun! Here is what we love about Barb’s new garland patterns.  1. They are no-sew patterns. We all love to … Continue reading

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Best Gifts for Quilters

We all love to give and receive gifts. Do you have some quilters in your life that you would like to give unique gift items to? We searched sites like Etsy, Pinterest and various blogs to round up the best … Continue reading

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Creative Ways to Use Fat Quarters

  Who doesn’t love fat quarters? I go into a store and find that I cannot leave without buying a hand full. It’s so much fun to mix and match prints and colors together to create unique combinations. The bonus is … Continue reading

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Creative Quilting and Sewing for the New Year

Welcome to 2014! It’s the beginning of a new year which means it’s time to think about new creative goals and aspirations. Maybe that means finishing up all those quilting and sewing projects you started but never finished. Maybe that means … Continue reading

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