Category Archives: Product Tips

Tips for Sewing with Waterproof PUL – Polyurethane Laminate

PUL – or Polyurethane Laminate is a soft, waterproof fabric that most people think of as fabric perfect for the outside of cloth diapers. And while that is true, for me, PUL is perfect for the lining of bags – cosmetic … Continue reading

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Tips for Sewing with Flannel

Winter is HERE! Cold weather means cozy quilts – and what’s better to cuddle up with than warm, cozy, soft flannel? But quilting and sewing with flannel can be tricky – it doesn’t behave like your standard quilting cottons. So … Continue reading

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The Santa Barbara – A New 6 Fat Quarter Tote Bag Kit Using Batiks

  It’s no surprise that we’re in love with this new tote bag – just take a look at our logo and you can see that we love spirals. If you’ve tried our San Clemente and Carmel tote kits from … Continue reading

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The Barbados Bag Kit in a new colour way!

  In preparation for our Fall show schedule, we created a second colour way for our Barbados bag kit. You can now create this wonderful, sturdy bag with great pockets in beautiful reddish tones as well as the earthy green … Continue reading

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1 Million Pillowcase Challenge

American Patchwork & Quilting is challenging quilters, sewers and crafters to help them reach their goal of donating one million pillowcases to local charities. Many charities can benefit from the donation of a pillowcase and the challenge gives everyone the … Continue reading

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Decorative Throw Cushions

Looking for a fun and simple way to redecorate? Throw cushions have become my new favourite thing to make! You can buy a few pillows in various sizes at your local fabric shop and then keep making new covers for … Continue reading

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