Fun with Fall Memories


I would like to introduce a fun group of ladies that I am so lucky to know – they test our Block of the month series quilts! From left to right: Nancy, a quilt teacher who rides with Terry my long-armer, Linda, who is a bag teacher as well as TeeJay, who is a quilt […]

Fall Quilt Market Offerings!


This week is an important week for the quilting industry: all quilting VIPS (and small businesses like this one) descend on the city of Houston, Texas to debut new products and trends. It’s an exciting whirlwind of demonstrations, colors, ideas and people! And what people! Its like 10,000 old friends getting together! I know I […]

Winner Winner!


We have winners! The winner of Poorhouse Quilt Design’s Wine Cooler with Thermofoam giveaway is: Vicki H! and… The winner of the Seams Like a Dream Whirlybird pattern and lovely Robert Kaufman fabric bundle is: Elise W! This was so much fun – I hope everyone enjoyed meeting Kate Colleran, our guest blogger. Maybe we […]

Meet Kate Colleran!

Scrappy block

I am thrilled to introduce you to Kate from Seams Like A Dream Quilt Designs! Seams Like a Dream is a pattern design company with a goal of helping folks to get started quilting and keep on quilting! Today, Kate is treating us to a sneak peek and a giveaway of one of her latest creations: […]

It’s Snack Time!

Ready for Dinner!

Isn’t this fabric fun? Check out Timeless Treasures’ Snack Time fabric, and our free Pocket Placemat tutorial at the Sew Timeless Blog! They are so quick, easy and stinkin’ cute with the gingham binding! Whip them up in n0 time at all! Have a great day!  -Kris

Meet the Stratton Quilters!

It all started when Joanne Noyes from Maine sent some questions via email one day; she and her group were making the Winter Memories Quilt and she needed just a little help to move it along. We started emailing back and forth, and it turns out the Stratton Quilters are quite active and interesting! So, […]

Something Blue!

In the mood for some easy stitching? It’s summer, after all, and the great outdoors is calling!   A summer bag can satisfy that quick quilty fix, and here’s an idea that will give you that polished quilted look in no time at all! The Tuesday Traveler is a favorite of mine, because it goes […]

All good things must come to an end…

And sadly, the Notion Commotion Blog Hop has ended! Thanks to all who commented! There will be more opportunities in the future, so keep on stitching! Congratulations to: Marilyn, Karen, Lisa and Beth These lucky ladies have won a pair of Dritz Soft Grip Tweezers, along with the new Fold’n Stitch Holiday Ornaments pattern, a package […]

Notion Commotion – Southwind Designs

Today’s Notion Commotion Blogger is Annette Ornelas of Southwind Designs! Southwind Designs, which began in 2000, was developed to offer students unique quilting patterns that were easy, fun and could be done by any level of quilter. Owner Annette Ornelas wanted to teach quilting in a way that would put her students at ease in a […]