Aurifil Thread

23 Jul 19
AURIbuzz

Rube Hoffman may not have known the enormity of what he set into motion back in 1924 when he started selling woolens to local department stores. That was the year that Hoffman California Fabrics was born. Rube eventually passed the business to his sons, Walter and Philip. The Hoffman brothers brought new life and fame […]

23 Jul 19
Clever Chameleon Quilting

I’ve got a new box full of gems! Bright fabric graphic gems! Do you like these colours? I hope you like these colours, because I love these colours. These are the colours of one of Island Batik’s freshest fabric lines, Graphic Gems – a collection I will happily be working with in the coming months. […]

22 Jul 19

The 4th of July is over, but I couldn’t resist working on another patriotic project with the new Go to the Sea with Harry & Alice fabric from Riley Blake Designs–especially after seeing this fun flag quilt block on Lori Holt’s blog. I knew it would be perfect in Harry & Alice fabric! I started off […]

22 Jul 19
Christa Quilts

How is your quilt coming along? Remember, you can work at your own pace, so please don’t every feel like you have to “catch up!” Last week I discussed making a quilting plan and stitching in the ditch to anchor your quilt. This week we will complete the Random Crosshatch quilting. Here’s what it looks […]

21 Jul 19
AURIbuzz

We are three weeks into our very first advent style stitch-along, Stitch-Mas in July, and each new chart is just as delightful as the last. The patterns are all easily stitch-able and perfect to finish into a full sampler or as individual ornaments, gift tags, cards, and more! We’ve loved seeing all of your feedback […]

19 Jul 19
Therm O Web

Summer is in full swing and we’ve been spending most of our days hanging out at the neighborhood pool.  Most days we head straight home but on the days we have to run errands after I wanted something to throw our wet swimsuits in.  Today I’m going to show you how to make a wet-bag […]

19 Jul 19
Sarana Ave

The newest Liberty Of London Lasenby cotton is here and just in time for all your well planned Holiday sewing dreams! Season’s Greetings is a smaller line with just 12 gorgeous prints, the perfect balance of old Liberty classics and more modern prints and colors. Several have a metallic sheen to them that is extra […]

18 Jul 19
Therm O Web

Happy Summer!  Hi, it’s Jen from The Smitten Chicken.  If you see me this summer, most likely I will be at the beach!  I feel lucky to live 10 minutes from the beach.  This Summer, I was in need of a new bag.  I needed something big to fit all of my kids’ stuff.  I […]

18 Jul 19
skalabara quilts

In today’s blog post, I would like to share with you my experience with wool wadding/batting Quilters Dream Wool. Maybe this is not the right time to write about wool. Here in Spain we have full summer with high temperatures; over the weekend we had nearly 40°C. I have used wool wadding for the first […]

18 Jul 19
What Saysie Makes

When Cinzia from Primose Fabrics asked me if I would like to collaborate with her again I immediately said yes! Based in Italy she collaborates with talented illustrators from all over the world to create unique and SUPER sweet organic fabric collections. You know one of those fabric shops where you want to buy literally […]

17 Jul 19
AURIbuzz

Amanda Murphy has become known for her mad machine quilting skills. She is a BERNINA Ambassador, designs fabrics for Benartex’s Contempo Fabrics, creates quilting rulers with Westalee, and recently released her 4th curated thread collection with Aurifil. She has mastered the use of our full range of threads, experimenting with 50wt, 40wt, 28wt, 12wt, and […]

16 Jul 19
Clever Chameleon Quilting

Always Choose Tropical I am slowly working through a huge backlog of blog-relevant news and quilty happenings! I can’t believe July has been such a huge month, it certainly wasn’t forecast that way. Or maybe I just wasn’t paying attention! Anyway, we’re halfway in, and I still need to post two Love with a Twist […]

16 Jul 19
thecraftycreek

“I can resist everything except temptation” Oscar Wilde I have a reel of ribbon with this quote on, given to me by a stall holder, she obviously saw me coming! A few months ago I was tempted by another stitch-a-long with Faby Reilly, called the Zoe SAL, the patterns come out once a fortnight and […]

15 Jul 19
AURIbuzz

I’m Designer, Author, an your host for this program, Pat Sloan.   This year we challenged each designer to create a block inspired by ‘A tradition’ and I asked them to use  red & white fabrics  with just a splash of a color of their choice. Carl Hentsch is a very talented designer. From his book on Amish quilts, […]

15 Jul 19
The Seasoned Homemaker

Inside: Magic 8 Half Square Triangles Have you ever needed to make a lot of identical Half Square Triangles (HSTs) for a quilt or other quilting project? It can be daunting, but not if you use Magic! Here is a way to magically make eight at a time. Materials: (1) 10″ square Blue Fabric (1) […]

15 Jul 19
Christa Quilts

Now we’ve reached my favorite part of the quilt-making process – machine quilting!! Quitling will be broken up into 2 parts so that it won’t feel so overwhelming. The quilting design I’ve chosen – random crosshatch, is actually very easy to do, but it can be a bit time-consuming if you like your quilting to […]

14 Jul 19
AURIbuzz

Welcome to another beautiful week of Showcase Sunday! We are always impressed with the gorgeous creations you all make using Aurifil Thread. 😍 Want to be featured in Showcase Sunday? Be sure to tag your photos with #Aurifil & #AurifilThread when sharing your projects so we can see what you are working on! Happy Sewing!