Everything Old can be New Again!

Everything Old can be New Again!

Sometimes we quilters need to take a break and do something that doesn’t land on a bed. One way is to dig through our closets and see what we’re not using anymore that is just begging to have a makeover. And not necessarily a makeover to a different piece...

Unicorns on fabric….magic!

Jason Yenter of In the Beginnings Fabrics has hit another one out of the park with this beautiful fabric line. Do you remember his wonderful take on dragons? Well, this time, he has turned his talents to mystical unicorns. There are two gorgeous fabric panels –...
Create your own quilt!

Create your own quilt!

Quilt patterns are a wonderful way to tackle a project. All the measurements and fabric requirements are laid out for us. The instructions are right there, just waiting for us to get started. But have you ever wanted to try designing your own project? Ever had someone...
Quilted Samples for Sale!

Quilted Samples for Sale!

Do you love beautifully handcrafted work? Are you a maker or quilter who for once would like to buy a finished project?! In a panic for that last minute birthday, Christmas or hostess gift? Then you’ll be thrilled to hear we are starting to sell store samples!...
Thursday Sew Downs on Facebook Live! for fabric lovers in Canada

Thursday Sew Downs on Facebook Live! for fabric lovers in Canada

Have you heard about our fun Thursday evening events? At 6.30 pm EST on (most) Thursdays, we click into Facebook Live and our Quilt and Maker customers from all over the place sit down at home with their popcorn, maybe a glass of wine (or two), and join in the fun of...

Love O’ The Irish fabric line from Northcott!

We launched this fabric line at our Thursday Sew Down on Facebook Live on St Patrick’s Day…how cool is that! Both Quilters and Makers will enjoy these fabrics, whether you’re Irish or not! … oh and all Lovers of Things Green! Designed by...
Deal with a Bulky Seam in a Quilt Block

Deal with a Bulky Seam in a Quilt Block

Sewing is a process of constantly learning. First, we learn the basics: reading a quilt or sewing pattern, mastering the accurate cut, practising the quarter inch seam. Pressing is a basic skill as well: press, don’t move the iron around. Once you’ve...

New quilt fabric release from Northcott

Wow, how quickly time flies! Northcott’s gorgeous Stonehenge Oh Canada! quilt fabric collection originally came out TEN years ago. So we were very excited to learn they were releasing a 10th Anniversary addition. The fabric was designed by Deborah Edwards with...
Sew a Pillowcase, Hot Dog or Burrito Style

Sew a Pillowcase, Hot Dog or Burrito Style

We’ve had so many requests for this quick and easy project, we decided it was time to do a video! The method is not tricky. We don’t know who thought of it but they are a genius. We call it the hot dog method; other people call it the burrito method. You’ll need...
Snack Time online class – click here for details & to register

Snack Time online class – click here for details & to register

As you’ve heard us say before, we love Jaybird Quilt patterns! They make you look great as a quilter because the patterns seem so intricate but the actual instructions are easy. This one does not have Y seams (despite what you might think!) and is a great...
Arcade Game online class – click here for details & to register

Arcade Game online class – click here for details & to register

Jaybird Quilts does such wonderful quilt and mini quilt patterns. Their claim to fame is to make geometrically inspired patterns with simplified techniques. With the “Arcade Game” pattern, the simplified technique is how to do a 3D tumbling block without...

Inspiration for the Little One in your life…

Toddlers love to learn, and touch, and chew. This Inspiration covers all those aspects! It’s a soft fabric book with a cute colourful story, that can be popped into the washing machine after the little one has finished touching/reading/chewing it :). The perfect...