Quilt Circle Tutorial

How To Sew A Cricle

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“If you aren’t using curved piecing, give it a try. I will say don’t let difficulty stop you. Its like not using the last third of the alphabet.” LUKE

in her footsteps by Lenie Levenson Wiener

Ten Things to Think About to Help You Find Your Voice

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There are so many different techniques and materials available to use in your art, you must decide which ones express who you are, tell your story, and bring you the most pleasure. Deciding what you want your art to say, and how you want to say it, will lead to finding your unique artistic voice.

DIY Easter Skirt

How to Sew a Fluffy Easter Skirt

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A fluffy, full skirt with simple and cute Easter appliqués, the perfect skirt to wear to an Easter egg hunt, or all Spring long.

BERNINA Brand Ambassador Jessica Abbott

Business Secrets from Successful Sewpreneur Jessica Abbott

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Our BERNINA Ambassador Jessica Abbott shares helpful tips of how to turn your sewing hobby into a lucrative business.

Chalboard Activity Placemat

How to Sew a Chalkboard Activity Placemat

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Chalkboard placemats make a great gift, whether for your little one at home, on the road, or for a friend with creative kids.

How to quilt a perfect circle

How to Quilt with the Circular Embroidery Attachment

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A clever idea of how to turn a trial block into a nice little quilted table topper using the BERNINA Circular Embroidery Attachment for a perfect circle embellishment.

How to find your voice as an artist

What is an Artist’s Voice and How to Find It

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If you want to teach, publish, sell or have your work in exhibitions—especially invitational exhibitions—then you need to be known for something; something that sets you apart from everyone else doing what you do. In short, you need to find your voice.

Art in Peru

Crafts in Peru

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For our 25th anniversary this year, my husband and I decided to cross something off our bucket list and visit Machu Picchu and Peru. Peru must be one of the largest producers of alpaca fiber. That is all you hear about from the moment you get off the plane. “Alpaca’ is being hawked everywhere you turn!

QuiltCon 2015 Recap

QuiltCon 2015 Recap

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I attended QuiltCon 2015 as a member of my local Chicago Modern Quilt Guild, and it was amazing! Here are a few highlights!

Fabric Fortune Cookies

How To Create Fabric Fortune Cookies

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These adorable fabric fortune cookies make unique hand made gifts in medium to large quantities. Whether it is for weddings, showers, birthday or a hostess gift, they are a great idea for any occasion where you need an inexpensive and quick little present.