Value Creates Dimension in Quilts

| August 8, 2010

I’ve got lots of new classes coming up this fall.  Until times and dates are set at all the stores and all the samples get finished, I won’t be updating my newsletter and class schedule on the site.  In the meantime, I’ll post these pictures of new samples as I complete them.  I just finished [...]

Organizing that Quilting Space, Part 3

| August 7, 2010

Now that we’ve got the fabric under control, what about all of those notions?  We all have an assortment of rulers.  I like to keep my rulers in one of two wooden racks with slits for the rulers to set up in.  I keep them right on my cutting table so they are always ready [...]

Organizing that Quilting Space, Part 2

| August 6, 2010

O.K., so now you have parted with some of your beloved stash, but still you have most of it.  How do you organize it?  The fabric that I wanted to keep in “my stash” got sorted first by size and then by color or purpose.  The smaller pieces were either stored as fat quarters in [...]

Organize that Quilting Space

| August 4, 2010

I’ve been busy this summer working on samples for upcoming classes.  If you have not heard already, Maple Island Quilts has a new pattern out: BQ3.  It’s just as fast and fun to make as the earlier BQ and BQ2 quilts.  For those of you who aren’t familiar with these quilts, the BQ stands for [...]