Your Fabric Can Make a Difference

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Join the Fabric Drive Beginning November 1st we are hosting a fabric drive to support the nonprofit organization, One Common Thread. One Common Thread provides jobs to impoverished women in Honduras making and selling English Paper Pieced (EPP) hexagon quilts and quilt kits. These jobs help support the livelihood of these women and their families. […]

Issue 8: Slow Stitching

Slow stitching

It is officially Fall which means that the cooler weather is rolling in and we want to spend more time snuggling under our quilts rather than making them. This also means it the perfect time to pull out your hand and slow stitching projects. In Issue 8 of Modish Quilter we’re exploring all things slow […]

Easy Trick or Treat Bags

These trick or treat bags are designed to go hand in hand with our “Chillin’ With My Gnomies” quilt block pattern! How cute are Halloween Gnomes!? You can have all sorts of fun with it! We made our halloween gnome have green skin and used the 2022 Sweet and Spooky fabric line by Art Gallery […]

Continuous Bias Binding Made Easy

Continuous Bias Binding

The final step of making a quilt is attaching the binding. There are many different ways to go about this. You could purchase pre-made binding, which comes on a roll. There are also a few different ways to make your own binding. In Issue 7, Getting Into Shape, you can find two binding tutorials; Making […]

Y-Seams

hexagon y-seams

Have you ever heard of Y-seams before? A y-seam is an intersection where 3 seams come together to a point from various angles. It may “seam” tricky, but it is pretty straight forward! Follow along with our picture tutorial to find out how to piece together whole hexagons using y-seams!  This tutorial also goes hand-in-hand […]

Birthstones and Fabric

birthstone and fabric

I bet you’re wondering what birthstones and fabric have in common! Well, color is a powerful tool. The colors we use in our quilts evoke emotions and express a story to the viewer. We use color to classify and label so many things in our lives, including the month we were born in. As you […]

Issue 7: Getting Into Shape

Issue 7

As we’re rolling into the summer we started thinking about how to capture the essence of summer. Summer often brings our focus on being our healthiest and most active selves. We sometimes spend a lot of time focusing on “getting into shape” to be summer ready. Well, in “Issue 7: Getting Into Shape” we explore […]

Remove the 4 Toughest Stains Without Ruining Your Quilt

Removing Stains from quilts

At Modish quilter we strongly believe that quilts are made to be loved and used. When you use your quilts however, they’re likely to collect stains. Knowing how to properly care for your quilt and treat stains on them can help prolong the life of your quilts. So we’re proving you with the knowledge to […]

3 Dark Color Palettes to Inspire

Dark Color Palette Quilts

In Issue 6 of Modish Quilter we dived deep into the dark side of quilting and explored dark background quilts. Utilizing colors like black or dark gray can provide a beautiful contrast next to cooler toned colors. A great example of this is our Broken Weave quilt. For the background we used a charcoal gray. […]

5 Secrets to Making Quilts with Templates

There are many fun and unique quilt patterns that use non traditional shapes. These designs are achieved by making the quilt with templates. Sometimes you have to purchase a special ruler to be able to make the pattern. Oftentimes paper templates are included in the pattern. It’s a great benefit when paper templates are included, […]