Blog Posts - Quilting



Helping a Loved One to Give at Christmas or Hannukhah

I first posted this in 2013, but since we made the white chocolate bark in our family a few days ago, I thought I would share again. Enjoy baking and giving with your loved one!The last few days, I have been thinking about the privilege of giving. &n...

How to Sew a Felt Keepsake Ornament

Hi friends! Alicia here again from Sew What Alicia. Christmas is almost here again! I know you are probably pulling out your tree and putting all the ornaments on the tree. Every year I have more and more ornaments that my kids have made at school! T...
by The Kim Six Fix on Dec 2, 2016

Don't Fear the Zips! Two Easy Zipper Pouch Tutorials

Hi everyone! It's Pam from Clever Little Mouse with a tutorial for two easy zipper pouches that will help you get over your fear of sewing zippers. Every time I show a project that uses zippers, I get at least one comment from someone who thinks...
by The Kim Six Fix on Nov 4, 2016

Over The Seat Car Organizer

Hello everyone! Alicia here again from Sew What Alicia. This month I have a really fun project to share with you! If you are like me then your kids leave your car in a constant state of turmoil! My car is literally always a mess! This week I took the...
by The Kim Six Fix on Aug 5, 2016

Sewing Room Remodel Done

The remodel of my sewing room is mostly done.  There are small things that still need to be done -- like recovering the chair, hanging pictures, etc -- but the floor it done, the walls are painted, the shelves are up, new blinds in place, and th...
by Suture for a Living on Aug 5, 2016

Travel Photography Story: Creating the Around the World Quilt in 180 Days

Our Anna Smith served as the Around the World Quilt co-coordinator for this first time and amazing creative fabric arts project. Here is her photo story…. Around the World (ATW) quilters aboard the Oceania Insignia 2016 World Cruise have reason...

Preview the Book Jiffy Quick Quilts Fast and Easy Quilting Patterns

Jiffy Quick Quilts - Quilts to Make for Those Short on TimeDid you know that you can preview books on Kindle before you purchase them? This is a great tool to use especially for patterns because sometimes you just are not sure if you want to make the...
by Craft drawer on Jul 5, 2016

Reversible Placemats & Coordinating Napkins

Hi everyone! It's Pam from Leaves & Stitches back with a tutorial for a simple set of reversible placemats and matching napkins.I have a small kitchen and limited storage space, so I love linens and gadgets that can do double duty. Reversib...
by TheMoney-Pit on Jul 1, 2016

Reversible Placemats & Coordinating Napkins

Hi everyone! It's Pam from Leaves & Stitches back with a tutorial for a simple set of reversible placemats and matching napkins.I have a small kitchen and limited storage space, so I love linens and gadgets that can do double duty. Reversib...
by The Kim Six Fix on Jul 1, 2016

Free Quilt Pattern How to Make a Fast Star Quilt

GO! Big & GO! Fast Star QuiltCreate this vibrant looking quilt for your next quilting project. The star quilt is one of the most popular quilt projects to create. In addition you can make this quilt up quickly with the free pattern.Just get your...
by Craft drawer on Jun 20, 2016

Repurposed Dish Towel Grilling Apron

Hi guys! Alicia here again from Sew What Alicia! One of my favorite things to do is wander the aisles of Target looking for inspiration! I found these really fun dish towels and being that I already have WAY TOO MANY dish towels I bought them anyway!
by The Kim Six Fix on Jun 3, 2016

Learn, Create and Share with an Online Quilt Group

Looking for a community of sewers and quilters --- but don't have any groups locally?  The Online Quilt Group is only online, open 24/7 with members from around the world.  Enjoy exclusive patterns, guest designers, challenges and a comm...
by Craft drawer on May 11, 2016

Mother's Day Garden Flag Tutorial

How is it possible that Mother’s Day is this weekend?? I feel like we just got done with snow. I know we had Easter in there somewhere but time is whipping by at an alarming rate lately.I wanted to make a little something in honor of all the awesom...
by The Kim Six Fix on May 6, 2016

Framed Wall Spool Rack Upcycle

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by The Kim Six Fix on Apr 26, 2016

15 Minute Minky Baby Blanket

Hi friends! Alicia here from Sew What Alicia again with a really fun, quick, and easy baby blanket. If you are like me you think one day at a time and so things sneak up on you! This is a great last minute baby gift that you could whip up before you...
by The Kim Six Fix on Apr 7, 2016

Make a Picnic Quilt Using This Free Summer Picnic Quilt Pattern

Make a Picnic Quilt with this Free Summer Quilt PatternA summer picnic isn't complete without the perfect blanket to take along and stretch out on. Using a few different colored fabrics make this 70" x 70" quilt for outdoor use or to snuggle up...
by Craft drawer on Mar 29, 2016

March 19 Quilting Day

March 19 Quilting Day Quilting Day is celebrating annually on the third Saturday in March 19. Quilting Association started Quilting Day in 1991. Their members passed a resolution in Lincoln, Nebraska, on June 1991. This is a day to be pleased about a...
by TodayDayInfo on Mar 18, 2016

Affordable Lovely Lattice Quilt Kit Patterns and Fabrics

Rowan Kaffe Fassett Collective Lovely Lattice QuiltWhat I love about Quilt Kits is that it makes an easy way for you to create a beautiful quilt without having to spend a lot of money on fabrics and patterns. Currently this beautiful quilt kit which...
by Craft drawer on Mar 12, 2016

Grandmother's Garden Postage Stamp Quilt - The Project of Four Generations - Finished At Last!

Dear Blogging Friends,It's been a long time since I posted, but today is such a special day, I just had to share it with you!  Yesterday I made the last quilting stitch on a quilt I've shared with you several times in the last eight years. I am...
by Comin' Home on Mar 11, 2016

Applique Easter Egg Pillow Tutorial

Hi everyone! It’s Pam from Leaves and Stitches. Have you started decorating for Easter yet? I have to admit, my house is a complete mishmash right now. I still have a winter wreath on the front door, Valentine's day runner on my dining room tab...
by The Kim Six Fix on Mar 4, 2016


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