Not too many months ago, one of my bags was published by Quiltmaker magazine. Instructions for making the Pinwheel Zipper bag was published in the May/June 2016 issue. Imagine my deligh… Read More
If you picked up the latest issue of Quiltmaker (May/June 2016), then you’ve likely seen my recycled jeans project featured on page 28! Here it is! I am so excited and honored to… Read More
10 Tips for Sewing with Denim: A check list to trouble shoot and prepare for sewing with Denim! Download your copy Today! 10 Tips for Sewing with Denim Read More
I love fabric. Fabric is instrumental to sewing and I love sewing! But I also care about the environment and what we can do to make it better. I recently ran across a company doing something… Read More
Pineapple blocks are not new. They’ve been a part of the quilter’s repertoire for a long time. Scrappy pineapple blocks are a favorite of mine and I decided a scrapp… Read More
I’ve got Memory Quilts on the mind. You know, quilts made from the clothing of a special person who has passed away (see photo on left) or quilts made from clothing commemorating a spe… Read More
You know what’s awesome? Seeing the quilts you make from my patterns!! Send me your photos! I’d love to showcase them!! Susan C. made a Denim Circle Rag Quilt for her son. She wa… Read More
If you like to craft and sew with old jeans, here are some tips on how to cut them up in preparation for both storage and use! I like to keep 8 or 9 items from a pair of jeans: front button… Read More
In this post, I discuss in detail WHY a denim (or jeans) needle is the best needle for sewing with denim. I also mention some alternatives (in case you don’t have one handy!). This inf… Read More
I’m happy to announce a new pattern. This is an easy and fun pattern made from strips of your old jeans and your favorite Christmas fabrics. It’s a “quickie” when you… Read More
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