I sometimes find myself heading to a quilt shop after doing some errands and I occasionally have my husband along. Usually this includes a bribe for lunch or some other activity that he likes. So I asked him one day, as we headed for lunch after such a stop, to give impressions of his […]
While in one of my favorite quilt shops, I decided to sit in the ‘man chair’ and listen. I watched people take bolts of beautiful fabric off the shelves. Flip, flop, flip, flop as the gal behind the counter measured out the four yards of fabric. Although not really nice to eavesdrop, the purchaser of […]
If you like owls, this 2016 row from Cottonwood Quilt Shop is a winner.
Summer 2017 will be alive with learning when kids hit the road to participate in Row by Row Experience’s brand new program, Row by Row Junior. It’s designed for kids ages 6 to 14. They travel along with an adult, collect free row patterns designed just for them to make, and learn to sew with […]
I thought it would be interesting to experience the process and work involved in creating a Row. Some shop owners design their own and some shop owners hire a professional designer. Karis, owner of The Modern Sewist in Sarasota, Florida, invited a group of enthusiastic and experienced quilters to work with her in creating her […]
Again, in keeping with my New Year’s Row-solution (Resolution), I am taking classes and will need an ironing mat or ironing board. After I laid out the license plates on muslin, I topstitched them down then trimmed the muslin around the plate edges. Then I topstitched this layout to the top of an ironing mat. […]