7 tips for piecing curves

Detail of Picnic Petals is a modern quilt based on a traditional Flowering Snowball block. Pattern by Whole Circle Studio.

One of my favorite techniques to teach is piecing curves. Curves are magical—they look complicated to do, but they’re really not. So many quilters are intimidated by curves but if you can sew a ¼” seam you can sew beautiful curves. Seriously. All you need are some tips, a bit of patience and practice. To […]

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Paducah: Fabric, Quilts and Fun!

Postcard by Ephemera of Paducah, KY

(photo: Postcard produced by Ephemera of Paducah, KY) Last weekend I got to check something off of my “Quilting Bucket List”. I visited Paducah, Kentucky! Twice a year in the spring and fall, tens of thousands of quilters and quilt enthusiasts convene in this small city for Quilt Week, produced by the American Quilt Society. […]

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