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New quilt fabric release from Northcott

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 three...

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 pattern for...

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 the dreaded Y...

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...

Launching our new Inspiration corner for Quilters and Makers!

Launching our new Inspiration corner for Quilters and Makers!

Welcome to our refreshed website! Since we're now fully an online quilting shop, we wanted to think outside the box about how we could still engage with you, our customers, as if you were in the shop and we were tossing around ideas.  From this came...

Make a Backing for my Quilting Project

Make a Backing for my Quilting Project

Once you’re done your beautiful quilting project, it's time to sandwich it and get it quilted. Backing…what to do about backing fabric? You can of course go several ways. You could buy more 43-44” wide fabric and piece it to make an appropriate sized backing. This is...

Make a Lined Apron … the Cobwebs Way!

Welcome to the Pyjama Series, a series of how to videos in my sewing room. We show you some of the little things that we do that are maybe a little different or make your life easier. Today we're going to sew a Lined Apron. Click on the video to watch the whole...

Machine Sew My Quilt Binding onto the Quilt

Today we're going to talk about sewing your binding onto your quilt. Doing that final bit of hand binding on the second side only works properly if you've properly done your machine binding of the first side. The binding is the last little bit on the piece of art...