This year I am attending my first ever Quilt Con! Quilt Con 2018 is hosted in Pasadena, CA; just a few miles from where I live! Beyond all of the classes and lectures one of the activities offered to Modern Quilt Guild Members was the Second Annual Modern Quilt Guild Swap. While you didn’t have to be attend Quilt Con to participate in the swap, they did give the opportunity to swap with your partner at Quilt Con. I jumped on the opportunity to meet another quilter! I was paired with Sarah from England! Her requests were as follows: “Absolute...
The Sew Cal Bear Pattern is the perfect sized block for a mug rug* or small wall hanging! This is the perfect quick and easy gift for a fellow Californian or a former Californian who is missing the sunshine and beaches! If you haven’t ever tried Foundation Paper piecing I encourage you to give it a try! It is a great skill to have in your tool belt and it is a fun way to get some interesting angles without having to hassle with Y seams.
Mini quilts, wall hangings, mug rugs, whatever you want to call them I LOVE making small quilts! I think it is a great way to test out new techniques before commiting to a larger size quilt. Mini quilts can be just one block, or a miniature size of a few blocks.
Are you stuck on what to get the reader on your Christmas List this year? Do they seem to just fly through books so standing in the bookstore looking at their favorite genre wondering if they have read the book you picked out just seems like a waste of time? We know the feeling! We have compiled a list of five items (plus one bonus item) to get the reader in your life!