Magnificent Make: Dual Directions Quilt made by Kishanna Bousselaire

Two people holding up a modern, arrow quilt in front of a storefront

I’m thrilled to share a truly Magnificent Make with you today! This stunning Dual Directions Quilt was created by the talented Kishanna Bousselaire (@blackgirlmagic_quilting). Kishanna is a modern quilter that loves to create quilts and quilty garments. She also teaches quilting techniques and is the Co-President of the Portland Modern Quilt Guild. Kishanna used my […]

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Hand Embroidery Made Easy: Beginner’s Guide with Video Demos

colorful hand embroidery in a hoop

As quilters, we know the satisfying whir of a sewing machine and the joy of creating beautiful, functional pieces. But have you ever considered the meditative calm of hand embroidery? Something that’s super portable that can be worked on anywhere and allows us to build new skills? During the pandemic, I rediscovered the world of […]

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Selected Quilts from the featured QuiltCon 2024 Exhibit: belonging—the quilts of jacquie gering

looking down at exhibit at quilt show

Today I want to share quilts from the featured exhibit at QuiltCon 2024, entitled: belonging—the quilts of Jacquie Gering. Reflecting on Jacquie’s impact on my own quilting journey fills me with nostalgia and gratitude. I started quilting a few years after Jacquie did herself. Shortly there after, I remember attending QuiltCon for the first time […]

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