Victoria Findlay Wolfe on the Crafty Planner podcast

Podcast Episode # 25: Victoria Findlay Wolfe

Victoria Findlay Wolfe is probably best known for her series on double wedding ring quilts and won Best in Show for her “Double Edged Love” quilt at Quilt Con 2013. Her modern interpretation of the traditional double wedding ring quilt challenged quilters to think about how they can tell their stories through their quilts. Even though I knew a bit …

Katie in Flow by Crafty Planner

Scrappy Improvisation Class by Jacquie Gering {review and make}

When I was putting together my Quilty Bucket List, I mentioned that one possible bucket list item would be to take a class with Jacquie Gering. While it was not one of my official list items, I have always wanted to take one. When I saw she was teaching “Scrappy Improvisation” at Road to California, I signed up immediately. [threecol_one][/threecol_one] …

Garment Fabrics 101. Garment Sewing. {Learn More, Sew More}

Most quilters buy exclusively quilting cottons for their quilts.  With garments, there is a huge variety of choices.  Similar to the overwhelming feeling of choosing interfacing, fabric choices for garments is a whole new world.  Thankfully, Rachael from imagine gnats is here to share some information about types of fabric commonly used for garment sewing. Take it away, Rachael… FABRICS 101  when …

Double Welt Pocket Tutorial by Swoon Patterns

As we continue with our bag making challenge, Alicia from Swoon Patterns has graciously written a tutorial to make a double welt pocket.  These pockets are perfect alternatives to zipper pockets and transform bags into something “handmade”. Here is the tutorial!  (And don’t forget to read to the end!  There is a special giveaway!) Tutorial: Double Welt Pocket  

Pepper Tote and Giveaway. Clover & Violet. Bag Making. {Learn More, Sew More}

On Monday, Jennie from Clover & Violet provided a fantastic tutorial on Zipper Pockets.  I teased told you she also created a free bag pattern for the Learn More, Sew More challenge!  Guess what!?!  Today is your lucky day.   🙂 Let me introduce… the Pepper Tote! Is that like the cutest tote ever!?!  You can read more about the tote …