Okay, so the Rolling Stones weren’t talking about quilting when they wrote those lyrics, but you get the drift. Finding time to fit in stitching can be a challenge, but it’s possible. Thanks to a suggestion from Sherri McConnell, I’ve figured out how to make the most of the time I have. Continue reading
Seems simple enough—you take some fabric, cut it up, move the pieces around, sew them back together and what’ve you got? A quilt top.
I’ll admit it. Sewing sometimes intimidates me. I love it, of course but sometimes when I’m looking at social media—blogs, Facebook, and Instagram—I imagine that I’m the only person who doesn’t know how to do needle-turned appliqué or curved piecing.
If there’s a longevity award for fabric shops, it probably belongs to Dick Raudabaugh, who opened The Fabric Center 54 years ago. What started as a go-to store for garment fabrics, today features a wide range of quilting fabrics and draws customers from Virginia, New Jersey, Philadelphia, as well as from around the world. Continue reading