Sew Cute Tuesday – Riddle & Whimsy

Hello! I’m Jo, Alyce’s guest blogger today for Sew Cute Tuesday! You can find me regularly blogging over at Riddle and {Whimsy}! I grew up being surrounded with quilting as my mum is a quilter but have only started doing it myself over the last few years. Since joining the online quilting community, I’ve become […]

The Bee Hive: Mineral

Mineral block for The Bee Hive

This block has a ton of room to play with fabric placement! Finished block size: 12 1/2″ x 12 1/2″ Requirements This is a scrappy block perfect for using up tiny left over squares from other projects. 1 – 10″ x 10″ square for background centre 1 – FQ for outer background 32 – 1 […]

Swarm – A Butterfly Rainbow Quilt

Swarm butterfly rainbow quilt

A couple of months ago, I saw that Shabby Fabrics had released a range of pre-fused laser-cut applique shapes, and one of the images they were using was this beautiful image of their butterflies. I instantly had a the picture pop into my head of a swarm of these flying up a patchwork quilt of […]

Sew Cute Tuesday

Sew Cute Tuesday

Hello all! I’ve been working on a quilt to share later this week, and I finished the top over the weekend. I’m currently quilting it and am in love! So in honour of my rainbow… Wendy has finished her border for this Possum Magic quilt, and her choice to add the grey Art Gallery Fabrics […]

#thebeehivequilts: Wanta Fanta

Wanta Fanta block

You guys have been sharing up a storm on Instagram on #thebeehivequilts feed! I will regularly be sharing blocks and quilts from the #thebeehivequilts hashtag feed on Instagram that you guys have been sharing so that you can see the different ways people interpret quilts blocks from The Bee Hive. Today, I’m sharing your work […]

But Just Sometimes…

Quilting Meme about quilting memes

I am proud to be a quilter. I love that my friends and family know that I am a quilter and support me in it. I love that they think of me whenever they see fabric or quilts. But just sometimes…

Fort Worth Fabric Studio $50 Giveaway

Gift Certificate

I’m excited to announce my newest sponsor – Fort Worth Fabric Studio! I’ve followed these guys online for a long time, with their beautiful Instagram – @fwfabricstudio- and a blog full of great tutorials, so I know that they really do care about the quilting community beyond the bolts on their shelves. That’s really important […]

Sew Cute Tuesday

Sew Cute Tuesday

Happy Tuesday, folks! With two bouts of germs just about behind me, I’m tackling a large mountain of deadlines over the next couple of weeks, and it feels GREAT to finally be productive again! But there’s not much to show you right now, but I can show you the latest issue of Make Modern as […]

The Bee Hive: Houndstooth

Houndstooth quilt block tutorial

The Houndstooth is a classic and fantastic example of one simple block in repeat to create an interesting design. On it’s own, it looks a little like Batman! Now, you could piece this normally, if you like cutting perfectly accurate strips at 2 5/8″ and then making sure you sew the perfect 1/4″ seam. But […]

QuiltCon Haul

QuiltCon Haul

You know how it goes… “I’m not going to get much, I don’t really need it and…” Yeah, about that… Let’s see, there’s a fat quarter bundle of Sun Print 2015 Mercury from Alison Glass, as well as 2 yards of the purple Petal print from Handcrafted to make another skirt for me, that I […]