So… its been 15 months since we’ve set up a booth at a retail show (the Mid Atlantic Quilt Festival in Hampton, Va), and since then we have published FOUR new patterns which is two more new patterns than we’ve ever brought to a show at one time. In order to properly showcase these new…

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So… after a discussion about interfacing a few of weeks ago, alert reader Barb Fairlane sent me a in a description of how she manages to keep her pattern pieces looking marvelous even after MANY uses & when I heard it all i could do was smack my forehead and say DUH! Now maybe there’s…

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So… I really enjoyed this 7 questions for 75 artists about 1 bad year feature that was recently in the Sunday NYTimes, so I used these questions as writing prompts for this post. Now that the end of this pandemic finally seems to be coming into focus, I guess I just wanted to collect &…

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So… if you follow us on FaceBook or Instagram, then you probably know that recently we decided take a little time off after publishing the Gemini FlightBag pattern to fixup our guest bathroom which for some unexplicable reason I decided to paint orange a few years ago. I’ve regretted that decision ever since. (Have you…

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So… Take a look at the photo below and see if you can notice the HUGE mistake I made! OK… I’ll give you a hint. It has to do with the zipper! And Yep! I actually screamed out loud when I saw that I had neglected to push the zipper INSIDE the stitching areas! Don’t…

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So… I totally LOVE seeing pictures of the bags our customers make from our patterns! There’s not too much I like better than opening up an email that includes a picture or two of a customer-made bag, and the pictures we recived last month are truly extraordinary! ALL the bags pictured below were created using…

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