Sew Cute Tuesday: Susie’s Sunroom

Sew Cute Tuesday

While I’m away at QuiltCon, I have a couple of fabulous Sew Cute ladies hosting to help me out! Today we have Susie from Susie’s Sunroom. Hello Quilty Friends! I am so excited and honored to be a guest blogger today on Alyce’s blog! I am a late bloomer to sewing and quilting, but have […]

The Bee Hive: Wanta Fanta

Wanta Fanta block

Hi everyone! I’m Janice and I blog at Better off Thread. I was so excited when Alyce told me about the idea for the Bee Hive Series, so I got right to work figuring out a suitable block. It was not easy! I wanted to come up with a block that wasn’t too complex, and […]

Hazel Hedgehog Pillow

Hazel Hedgehog pillow

I have long admired the cuteness of Elizabeth Hartmann’s Hazel Hedgehog quilt pattern, and even got to see her original quilt at the Yokohama Quilt Show last year – stunning work! Her use of colour is just so inspiring! Anyway, when Angie at Gnome Angel announced her Hazel Hedgehog QAL, and coincided with my desire […]

Sew Cute Tuesday: Gnome Angel

Sew Cute Tuesday

So while I’m away in the US, I’ve got a couple of fabulous ladies helping out with hosting. They’ll be sharing a bit about themselves and their work and I’m excited to introduce them to you. Although my blog hasn’t been totally quiet – I posted earlier my Circle Of Life mini quilt tutorial for […]

Circle Of Life: Oakshott Mini Quilt Tutorial

Circle Of Life mini quilt

I have long desired to play with Oakshott fabrics, and I’m so excited that time has finally come! I was sent this 10 inch square pack of the new Colourshott range (31-57) to play with, and it has a such a beautiful range of colours! When I first saw them, I was immediately inspired by […]

The Bee Hive Bonus: Autumn Chain

Autumn Chain The Bee Hive

Surprise! There is a bonus block for The Bee Hive series: Autumn Chain. This block is a tutorial over on Sew Mama Sew, and if you’re sewing along for a swarm, you can also choose this block for your month as Queen Bee. You can find all the block tutorials on the original The Bee […]

Party In The USA: Off To QuiltCon

QuiltCon blog button

All my bags are packed, I’m ready to go, I’m standing here, outside your door… Ok, so I’ve watched Armageddon far too often, and I’m not going to space, but I’m certainly all packed and ready to go to the airport! I’ll be sharing when I have wifi (which is certainly available at the convention […]

Sew Cute Tuesday

Sew Cute Tuesday

Tomorrow. Tomorrow is the day I fly off! So please excuse me, this post is a super quick drop and run in a whirlwind of packing and of course a school concert today of all days! But let me just say, if you’re wanting some fabulous ideas for quick and easy Valentines Day gift or […]

The Bee Hive: Chainlink


February’s block – Chainlink – is a block that uses varying shades of a colour to create an interlinking chain across the quilt top. While there may seem to be an easier way to piece this top, the effect of the spokes along the outer edge of the quilt makes it much more interesting. There […]

Schnitzel and Boo Mini Quilt: Happy Star

Happy Star mini quilt

I was so excited to finally join in the Schnitzel & Boo mini quilt swap! I shared a little bit about my process before, but now that the quilt is finished and received, I can share it all! My partner, Alyssa aka @happypigeon, was great to stalk. I loved what she shared of her work […]