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Best Sewing Boards on Pinterest to Follow

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After my earlier article about how to find great sewing content, patterns, tips and tutorials on Pinterest,  I had several of you write and ask who I follow, who has the best and most active boards, as well as who I would recommend. These are all great questions but difficult to answer because we all have slightly different sewing styles and interests. Some of you are brand new to sewing, some … [Read more...]

Wildflower Block | Heartland Heritage BOM

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Last week I shared my fabric pull for Heartland Heritage and now it's time to officially dive in. January is all about the Wildflower block and I thought it would be fun to share a quick tip for keeping our points on track and those half square triangles perfectly square. Heartland Heritage Wildflower Block Heartland Heritage Pattern Clearly Perfect Slotted Trimmers *See full … [Read more...]

10 Creative Zipper Pull Tabs | DIY Friendly

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After sharing how to make a zipper tab - so many of you asked pull tabs. So, to help get your wheels turning I put together a few fun examples of how you can incorporate creative zipper pull tabs into your favorite pouch project. But before I start with all the eye candy, I thought it would be a good time to refresh your memory on how to create a zipper tab. These simple tabs are attached … [Read more...]

Tips to Keep Your Sewing Space Organized

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Over the years, I've found ways to keep my sewing space organized through trial and error. But as many of you know, keeping the small details like fabrics, trims, patterns, thread, buttons (you get the idea) neat and tidy can be tricky. So, I have put together a few tips to help you get a jump start on organizing your sewing space for the new year. PATTERNS Let's face it, we all love our … [Read more...]

2018 Heartland Heritage Supply List

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I'm so excited to kick this year long project off! So without further fan fare, it's time for you to check out the Heartland Heritage supply list and get ready to start stitching with me next week. This quilt pattern has been designed to use your scraps from your stash. So fold up your fabric stash and pull out your best scraps because it's time to start sewing your Heartland Heritage … [Read more...]

Birthday Bash Pattern Sale | 2017 Flash Back

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2017 might be winding down but in my house we still have birthdays to celebrate, mine specifically! Our family is blessed with birthdays and holidays all mixed together which means that from November to New Year's we have one big birthday bash. Having a birthday right before New Year's Eve reminds me that each year is a gift. I tend to keep the celebration low key by spending time with family, … [Read more...]

Heartland Heritage Sew Along 2018

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Calling all quilters.... I want to sew with you in 2018!  Each year, I like to plan out a few projects that we can sew together and Heartland Heritage is one of those projects. I designed Heartland Heritage with my friend Amy Ellis and the results are scrap-tastic! The fun pattern is perfect for even the novice quilter. With each block your confidence will soar as your skills improve and you … [Read more...]

Let’s Get Sewing | Giving Day 12

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I can hardly believe that today is the last day of in the 12 Days of Giving. If you are just joining us now you will want to hurry up and enter to win each prize package because tomorrow is the big day.  Each package is designed to inspire us to get that needle moving. So, what are you waiting for, let's get sewing! Before I dive into today's prize package I wanted to remind everyone that … [Read more...]

Jelly Roll Fever Bug | Giving Day 11

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It's pretty safe to say that once you've been bitten by the jelly roll fever bug, it's hard to resist. With each store visit you will find yourself reaching for these sweet fabric rolls of goodness. Today is day 11 in the 12 Days of Giving  and the next package is all about making your machine applique dreams come true! Let's take a look. These box contains all things jelly roll … [Read more...]