Unicorns on fabric….magic!

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 –...
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!

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...

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...
Inspiration for the Little One in your life…

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...
Diagonal Seam Tape….a handy notion for quilters!

Diagonal Seam Tape….a handy notion for quilters!

One of our suppliers was telling us how great this sewing notion is. She said it is the perfect time saver for quilters when doing point to point sewing so we just had to try it out! We were excited because it is used for half square triangles and flying geese...
Interview with quilt designer Debbie Bowles of Maple Island Quilts

Interview with quilt designer Debbie Bowles of Maple Island Quilts

Thought it was time to have some interesting (hopefully!) articles again. For this one, we interviewed one of our favourite pattern designers, Debbie Bowles of Maple Island Quilts. Debbie very graciously answered our many questions from her home in Minnesota. We...
Clean This S#&T Up Contest!

Clean This S#&T Up Contest!

HAPPY NEW YEAR! We’re kicking off the year with a “CLEAN THIS S#&T UP CONTEST”. Does your sewing room look like this?         You’re not alone! Join AJ and Deb as we kick off the New Year by getting our sewing rooms in...

Christmas Gift Sewing

Crazy day today!!! Envision chicken with her head cut off but still wearing a blingy elf hat! So happy to help everyone with the fabric & gift pressies today!! We got our samples made of the Hot Cocoa Bar Apron...

Tuesday’s Tool! Hot Ruler

This week’s favourite tool comes from Laurel L: “I love my pressing rulers.  Makes my sewing so much more accurate.  Especially pressing triangles open on bias.  Just wish they made a large one which is why I joined mine.” What is a...
Introducing Cobwebs Curated Quarters….

Introducing Cobwebs Curated Quarters….

Looking for some extra bits for a project or to fill a void in your stash? Or just looking for a surprise package! Let AJ curate a fun pack of six fat quarters…just pick your colour or fabric theme from the list. Only $24 (+ tax). Perfect when you can’t pop in...
Quilting on your domestic sewing machine

Quilting on your domestic sewing machine

For those of us who want to “do it all”, using our domestic machine for a large quilt is often a challenge. So we were excited a few years ago to discover Martha Schelleringhoud and her creative method for doing just that AND still having a professional...

Machine Quilting on Your Domestic Machine

When we decided to hold a class in Machine Quilting Techniques, we had some questions for the teacher, Jennifer Houlden of Quilts by Jen. Here are her answers: Thank you for inviting me to be a part of your newsletter and talk about machine quilting. I have always...