Category: Sew-Alongs & Swaps

Summer Nights Stitch-Along

Learn how to make a sweet, new embroidery pattern with step-by-step guidance from Julie and Chris of Little Dorrit & Co. Part One shows you how to gather supplies and start your first stitches. Next steps will post on July 8 and July 22, helping you space out your progress for a finished project in July! Join us for fireflies and moonlit summer nights…

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Modern BOM Sew-Along: Finishing Your Quilt

Designer Alyssa Lichner of Pile o’ Fabric is back for the final post in our Modern BOM series. We know some of you have been eagerly waiting for this post! Today Alyssa shows you how she finished her quilt, including tips for binding, quilting and more. We can’t wait to see your quilts. The extra-large blocks in our second Modern BOM make such an impact when placed together in the final quilt!…

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Flower Path Quilt Sew-Along

We’re excited about Ellen Luckett Baker’s latest book 1, 2, 3 Quilt! Celebrate the release of Ellen’s new book with our Flower Path Quilt Sew-Along, a variation on a Drunkard’s Path. Today Ellen shows you how make the quarter-circles for the quilt, and next week she’ll be back with instructions for finishing the 12″ blocks! You can join in any time…

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Modern BOM Sew-Along: “The Pieces” Quilt Block

Designer Alyssa Lichner from Pile o’ Fabric is back with the June Modern Block of the Month! Today we have the “The Pieces,” an improv-style block. All of the blocks in our second Modern BOM are extra-large and include a PDF download with all of the instructions. Sew along with the Hour by Hour, March Up From Here and the Stained Glass blocks any time. Yardage information for the complete series can be found here. Learn more about Alyssa’s designs in her introduction

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Sew-Along Materials Requirements

Several people have mentioned that they would like to use the current newsletter coupon to get their supplies for the sew-alongs that start this week. Here are the requirements from each of the designers. More detail will be provided in the first post for each sew-along this week.

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{No Excuses} Holiday Sew-Alongs–The Details

We’re very excited to share with you the details of our {No Excuses} Holiday Sew-Alongs! Every year we hear from dozens of people who tell us that November is simply too late to start sewing tree skirts, advent calendars and table linens. We can totally relate. By November we’re heavily involved in gift making, with no time to think about starting home decor projects. That’s why this year we are starting in October (thus the “No Excuses” aspect — all meant in good fun, of course.) Check out the details of each of these fabulous projects…

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