A Modern Quilting Blog

21
Apr

Pile O’ Fabric Stash Share

This post is part of a weekly series called Pile O’ Fabric Stash Share. Each week challenge yourself to create a custom bundle from your fabric stash based on the color scheme posted for the week. Then share a picture of your final bundle here on the Stash Share post. See full details. This Weeks […]


18
Apr

Kona® Illustrator Swatches Install Tutorial

I design all of my quilts in Adobe Illustrator before they are ever made. Most of my quilts use Kona® Cotton Solids and for the longest time I would stare at my physical color card trying to get the colors right on the computer. I probably wasted hours doing that, fed up I decided to take […]


18
Apr

Fabric Giveaway Friday – Art Gallery Essentials

Featured Sponsor The Fat Quarter Shop was founded in 2003 by Kimberly Jolly. An avid quilter, Kimberly began her shop as a side business while still working a corporate position, cutting, packing and shipping right out of her house during evenings and weekends. From the very beginning, she was committed to delivering top-notch service for […]


15
Apr

Tangerine Goodness!

Want to know a secret? I get asked often how I have built up my stash and am able to pull so many different colors for #pileofabricstashshare. I also get asked how to build a stash without going broke. Well, for over a year now I have participated in a monthly bundle club called Around […]


14
Apr

Pile O’ Fabric Stash Share

This post is part of a weekly series called Pile O’ Fabric Stash Share. Each week challenge yourself to create a custom bundle from your fabric stash based on the color scheme posted for the week. Then share a picture of your final bundle here on the Stash Share post. See full details. This Weeks […]


11
Apr

Kona® Cotton Genetics Quilt

What is the longest work in progress you have ever had? Almost 2 years ago I started a Kona® Cotton quilt. I blogged a little about it in 2012, but somehow this was that one quilt that just always got pushed to the way side when I was busy. Finally, 271 colors later, I am […]


11
Apr

Scrap Jar and Pin Cushion Blocks // Skill Builder BOM 2014

This months Skill Builder BOM blocks were super fun (as usual)! The Scrap Jar was made with a technique called Piec-lique and the Pin Cushion was made using raw-edge applique. Each month I go over something new in the class. If you are looking for way to learn different techniques this is a great way […]


9
Apr

Paper Piecing the Concave Arcs // In the “Studio”

This post is part of an ongoing video series called In the “Studio”. Step into my sewing “Studio” and see what I have been sewing. Also link up your current works in progress. See all episodes. This week for In the “Studio” episode #6, I paper pieced concave arcs for the Bali Bed Runner, a […]


8
Apr

Modern Morocco // New Aria Lane Pattern

What quilting projects are you working on these days? We at Aria Lane have a new pattern ready for your next project, meet Modern Morocco by our newest designer Tara Knight. Modern Morocco brings a stylish flair to any room. This bold design is clean and sophisticated. Designed and pieced by Tara Knight and quilted by Pat Roche. […]


7
Apr

Pile O’ Fabric Stash Share

This post is part of a weekly series called Pile O’ Fabric Stash Share. Each week challenge yourself to create a custom bundle from your fabric stash based on the color scheme posted for the week. Then share a picture of your final bundle here on the Stash Share post. See full details. This Weeks […]


4
Apr

Blogiversary Party!

Today I am excited to be celebrating my two year “Blogiversary” here at Pile O’ Fabric. It has been an amazing, very busy two years. I really cannot express how much I appreciate the community and all of you loyal readers who take the time to share and participate along with me. Here’s to many […]


31
Mar

Pile O’ Fabric Stash Share

This post is part of a weekly series called Pile O’ Fabric Stash Share. Each week challenge yourself to create a custom bundle from your fabric stash based on the color scheme posted for the week. Then share a picture of your final bundle here on the Stash Share post. See full details. This Weeks […]


28
Mar

Fabric Giveaway Friday – Mormor Bundle

Fabric Giveaway Sponsor The fun starts with modern fabrics from some of your favorite manufacturers – Michael Miller, Robert Kaufman, Freespirit,  Liberty Lifestyle, Andover, Art Gallery, Riley Blake and more. Stock up on modern basics like Kona solids, Westminster shot cottons, and Essex linen/cotton blend in white, ivory and natural. Cozy fleece and a few […]


27
Mar

Piecing the Bali Bed Runner Arcs // In the “Studio”

This post is part of an ongoing video series called In the “Studio”. Step into my sewing “Studio” and see what I have been sewing. Also link up your current works in progress. See all episodes. This week for In the “Studio” episode #5,  I starting piecing the wedding ring arcs for the Bali Bed […]


24
Mar

Pile O’ Fabric Stash Share

This post is part of a weekly series called Pile O’ Fabric Stash Share. Each week challenge yourself to create a custom bundle from your fabric stash based on the color scheme posted for the week. Then share a picture of your final bundle here on the Stash Share post. See full details. This Weeks […]


21
Mar

Fabric Giveaway Friday – Dot Fabrics and Quilt Pattern

Welcome a New Pile O’ Fabric Sponsor… Here is what Quilt Sandwich Fabrics owners had to say about the shop… “Quilt Sandwich Fabrics started in 2008 as a small Etsy shop dedicated to selling fun fabric! We are two sisters, Kris and Becca, and we have both been quilting for about 15 years. We love […]


19
Mar

Binding & Tagging the Instagram Quilt // In the “Studio”

This post is part of an ongoing video series called In the “Studio”. Step into my sewing “Studio” and see what I have been sewing. Also link up your current works in progress. See all episodes. This week for In the “Studio” episode #4, I finished my Cross Stitch Instagram quilt by binding and tagging […]


17
Mar

Pile O’ Fabric Stash Share

This post is part of a weekly series called Pile O’ Fabric Stash Share. Each week challenge yourself to create a custom bundle from your fabric stash based on the color scheme posted for the week. Then share a picture of your final bundle here on the Stash Share post. See full details. This Weeks […]


14
Mar

Fabric Giveaway Friday – $25 Gift Certificate

Welcome a New Pile O’ Fabric Sponsor… Here is what Dragonfly Fabrics owner Amy had to say about the shop… “I love fabric.  I started Dragonfly Fabrics when I was manufacturing custom baby bedding and blankets for my online company.  What began as a few bolts turned into a few more and soon I realized […]


13
Mar

Chevron Star and Churn Dash Block // Skill Builder BOM

Just wanted to take a quick minute to share this months Skill Builder BOM block with you all. We are making the Chevron Star and Churn Dash block. Technically this comes together to be one block and each of the little blocks inside the block is only 6″! This was a really easy, fast and […]