Hearts of Hope Sew-Along, Part Three!

Who is ready to get this top together? If you are just joining us, you’ll find the other parts and the intro post linked under the Hearts of Hope Sew-Along tab at the top of the blog. The weeks are flying by so quickly – and while next week is Part Four, and the winding … Read more

Inspiring Vintage Quilt Patterns

What is it about a vintage quilt that they seem to capture our hearts and Imaginations? Vintage quilts are often made from scraps, which contributes mightily to their appealing visual charm. Surely a vintage quilt evokes a feeling that a secret story is sandwiched between its layers, a story of time, of place, of where … Read more

Packing & Sewing for a Crafting Retreat

Planning and packing for any getaway can be stressful and leave you asking yourself, “what do I bring?” But when you make the decision to book a sewing retreat (exciting!), there are some extra things you may want to consider adding to your suitcase. And if you get a surge of inspiration and the urge … Read more

Board Basting Beauties & More Hearts of Hope Info!

While some of us went hiking up to Grayson Highlands to see the ponies with Zoey & Mabel, another group enjoyed the warm spring weather and set up to board baste Christine’s finished Wonky Wishes quilt top to get it ready for hand quilting! I am absolutely thrilled to have hand quilting happening at Quiltville … Read more

BERNINA Overlocker Binders: An Introduction

Did you know there are many overlocker presser feet and accessories available for the BERNINA L 890 that can streamline your serging and offer creative opportunities? The newest offerings now include two binder attachments. Whether you are sewing binding to a neckline or placemat or adding straps to a top or a zip bag, these … Read more

Easter Quilts and Morning Memories

When it comes to Easter quilts, home decor, and creating springy Easter memories we’ve got it in spades in this Easter morning memories blog post originally published in March 2021. Not only is there an array of beautiful springtime quilts, Lori and Vivika share a glimpse of their childhood Easter memories in pictures and boy, … Read more