Moda Designers Chill Out (or not) After Market

In the days and weeks that lead up to Quilt Market, Moda designers are in a frenzy of sewing. While sewing on-the-job sounds like a dream come true, trying to get it done on a tight deadline can be tough. And trying to create multiple quilts, bags, garments, and other items and display them beautifully is no easy task. Continue reading

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Scared of Sewing? (Sometimes)

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.

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The Whirlwind of Market Prep

Now that it’s May, we can say that Quilt Market is THIS MONTH! And that brings delight (and maybe a little bit of fear and trembling) to the hearts of Moda designers, as they work on the goodies that show their new fabric collections to best advantage.  Continue reading

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