19 Jun 19
Claire at Sew Creative

Gail enjoys an androgynous angle to her look so when choosing a pattern for her birthday present last October the Camil cardigan from the Men’s edition of La Victor Maison magazine was perfect. I bought some beautifully soft fleece from Dragonfly fabrics, a company I’d not used before and it was lovely getting my material […]

18 Jun 19

Janome 4612 Sewing Machine travel mate free arm sewing machine with case – Buy – Janome 4612 Sewing Machine travel mate free arm sewing machine with case

18 Jun 19
Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival

Prizes were presented on the last day of Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival to those winners in attendance.  We want to congratulate those quilters who received these honors, and thank our generous donors for providing such fabulous prizes! “Best of Festival” — Janet Stone of Overland Park, Kansas, was awarded a Bernina 770Q, donated by […]

16 Jun 19
Mrs B's Book Reviews

Welcome to Tea with Mrs B, an author interview series. Here to share a pot of tea and to chat about her brand new book, Wildflower Ridge, is Maya Linnell. Maya Linnell grew up in a small country town, climbing towering gum trees and reading her way through her family’s bookshelves before discovering a never-ending […]

15 Jun 19
Your Northern Quilt Store & So much More

Hey Everyone!!! A lot has been going on at the store lately so we have not been very good at posting blogs or keeping up with the weekly Tuesday videos, and yet we are not writing our own blog right now either lol Do you remember when we had the Micheal come up from Janome […]

15 Jun 19
Black Girls Knit

Happens when you, as a parent, are intentional in teaching your offspring the ways of the craft. I started in the natural place for our family, sewing. My daughter showed interest in sewing when I took her to the International Quilt Festival in Houston. We took a class to learn how to make and decorate […]

14 Jun 19
Quilt Schmilt

OMG! All I can say is I can’t believe they are finished! The last stitch went in to the binding this morning and all three quilts were washed ready to be put on display in the clubhouse. The first is “Fore”, a queen sized quilt that was made from a pattern called Night Eyes by […]

13 Jun 19

Did you know that all year long there are special days set aside on the calendar to commemorate  quilts, quilting, quilters and quilt-related activities? The are known as the Quilt Holidays and here at Whimzie Quiltz we celebrate each one… Let’s party! Today is a pretty important quilting holiday, Sewing Machine Day, and I’d like to give a […]

13 Jun 19
Life in A "Mads" House

Hi again! As promised, I have two recent projects to share today: a Style Arc Blaire shirt and a dress made from McCall’s 6886! I’ve made both patterns before so there isn’t much new to say, but I’ll share them anyway. Plus we got some pretty ridiculous photos of the McCall’s dress, so stay tuned […]

13 Jun 19

I made a dress from scratch. I thought I needed to be more aware of what’s happening in the world. A major problem occurring in the world right now is fast fashion. Basically, fast fashion replicates trends and sells them at a lower cost using lower quality materials. Fast fashion is based on exploitive labor […]