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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Foundation Paper Piecing (FPP) with Freezer Paper — Video Tutorial / Mini-Class

Hello quilting friends! Today, I’m excited to share an alternative approach to Foundation Paper Piecing (FPP) that will transform your piecing experience. In this tutorial, I’ll guide you through the art of FPP using freezer paper, a game-changing technique that eliminates the hassle of removing paper and allows you to reuse your templates effortlessly. Why […]

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Behind the Scenes:
Walking Foot Quilting My Botanical Beauties Quilt

detail of quilting Botanical Beauties, a foundation paper piecing (FPP) pattern inspired by flower and foliage. PDF pattern by Whole Circle Studio

Can you believe it? We’re 3/4 of the way through the Botanical Beauties Block of the Month + Quilt Sew Along! Are you starting to think about how you might quilt your creations? As you are piecing away (and are preparing for the final three block patterns), I’ve been busy using my walking foot to […]

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