• Squaring Wall Quilts with Lynette Jensen

    Lynette Jensen is back with another lovely quilt pattern from the Thimbleberries Project of the Month Club! This wall quilt (or holiday table topper) is called Winterscape and it’s an easy project that looks great all winter long! Here’s what Lynette had to say about it… How fun to have a small, easy project for the December installment of the Project of the Month. Not only can you get this Winterscape project made in this busy month for you to use in your own holiday decorating, but you could also make extra for gift giving. It is the perfect size for many uses – as a wall hanging in a…

  • Keep Your Sewing Room Organized with These 5 Tools

    In my experience, keeping fabric and quilting supplies organized can be difficult. Even though I have a sewing space and plenty of storage, I, personally, have struggled for years to keep everything in order and ready to use. I’ve bought fabric, but forgotten where I stowed it when I was finally ready to use it. I’ve picked out thread that perfectly complements my fabrics, but it was nowhere to be found by the time the quilt top was ready to be quilted. Even worse is when I cut my binding, put it “somewhere safe,” and then couldn’t locate my “safe place” so I had to cut the binding again. Needless…

  • Hunter scrap quilt

    Tips for Storing and Organizing Fabric Scraps

    Welcome to the next-to-last stop on our National Craft Month blog hop. Be sure to see our giveaway at the end of this post. Ed note: Betty @bellsouth is the winner! I swear, fabric scraps from my quilt projects seem to multiply at night in my sewing room. And what isn’t home grown, I’ve adopted: I’m a sucker for a fabric scrap bag found at a yard sale or thrift shop—especially if it’s vintage fabric. Those ‘30s and ‘40s novelty prints and tiny florals just call to me. I used to keep all my scraps in one big bin. It was fun to poke around and find just the right…