In my 7th grade home ec class, putting in a zipper was a big deal. Sewing on a zipper required a special presser foot and a whole lot of courage. Continue reading
Even though we know they’re important, lots of us don’t label our quilts. The reasons range from being too busy to already having moved on to the next project. Here’s some labeling inspiration. Continue reading
If you’ve watched Antiques Roadshow you’ve seen that thrilling moment when someone’s garage sale find is appraised at $30,000 to $50,000. But even when an item is worth no more than the $2.50 paid for it, there’s always something to learn. And so it is with quilt appraisals. Continue reading
There’s nothing better than spending time with people who love fabric. Unless it’s spending time with them…in Holland.
The coming new year usually inspires forward-thinking, as we envision all we’ll stitching in 2018. But it’s also a good time to look back and remember where we came from. Continue reading