Monday Morning Quilting Quicky – 15-minute Fat Quarter Bag

August 10, 2015

Welcome back to our Quilting Quickies! We’ll have a new video and project every other Monday throughout the summer, so be sure to catch them all! Join Marcia today as she makes a sweet little zip-top bag with just a fat quarter and about 15 minutes. Grab a fat quarter bundle and whip up back-to-school …

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The Bernina Newbie: No machine can do that. Right?

August 01, 2015

Hi there, Pinecones! It’s Keely, The Bernina Newbie here!   I’ve just had a MOMENT with my new Bernina 380, and I had to share!    I was working on a dance backpack for my daughter (because the tap shoes have to GO somewhere or they’ll be tip tappity tapping at 6am every morning), and …

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Monday Morning Quilting Quicky – Speedy Quilt-As-You-Go Oven Mitt

July 27, 2015

Welcome back to our Quilting Quickies! We’ll have a new video and project every other Monday throughout the summer, so be sure to catch them all! Join Marcia today as she makes the quickest, easiest quilt-as-you-go oven mitt! It looks like a million bucks and takes just a few minutes – you’ll want to whip them up …

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The World’s Easiest Quilter’s Knot – really!

July 25, 2015

I know I can’t be the only one to have never mastered the Quilter’s Knot. The only way I was ever taught was what I call the “magic method” because that’s what it seemed like to me!  It involves wrapping the thread magically around a few fingers and there’s a knot. (I’m even a knitter …

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Monday Morning Quilting Quicky – Mixing Up the 9-Patch

July 13, 2015

Welcome back to our Quilting Quickies! We’ll have a new video and project every other Monday throughout the summer, so be sure to catch them all! Today, Marcia will bring back an old favorite – the Disappearing 9-Patch. Using a Downton Abbey charm pack and a few clever cuts, see how easy it is to give …

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Charm Pack Challenge: Because of the Brave by Moda

July 04, 2015

Happy Independence Day! In honor of the holiday (and the charm pack below), I’d like to introduce a brand new feature on the blog – The PNQS Charm Pack challenge! This ongoing challenge will be a weeeee bit self-serving because I have a weeeee bit of a charm pack addiction. I don’t think it’s catching, …

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Monday Morning Quilting Quicky: Quick & Easy Dimensional Border with Prairie Points

June 29, 2015

It’s time for another Monday Morning Quilting Quicky! We’ll have a new video and project every other Monday throughout the summer, so be sure to catch them all!    Today, Marcia will show you how to use Prairie Points to make the stunning dimensional border we used in our fabulous and fun row (and our …

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The PNQS Handy Dandy Wallet-size Fabric Guides

June 24, 2015

It’s happened to all of us!    Picture it… You’re standing in the quilt shop (PNQS, of course), and you see the most amazing fabric collection you’ve ever seen in your life. The colors are perfect, the prints are making you weep with their beauty, and wouldn’t you know it? You just painted your bedroom …

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Monday Morning Quilting Quicky – Quick and Easy 3-Dimensional Pin Wheel

June 14, 2015

It’s time for another Monday Morning Quilting Quicky! We’ll have a new video and project every other Monday throughout the summer, so be sure to catch them all!  Today, Marcia will show you how to make a Quick and Easy 3-Dimensional Pin Wheel – the perfect FAST project to bring a little summer inside. Using …

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Quilting a Memory – Part One

June 11, 2015

I’d been carrying around clothes and ties belonging to my grandfather since he passed away in 2004, meaning to use them for a quilt. When my grandmother (who I counted on living forever) passed in 2013, I cherry-picked a few of her favorite shirts, nighties, and her satin pillowcase (slick so it wouldn’t mess up …

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Monday Morning Quilting Quicky – Quick & Easy Dresden Plate

June 01, 2015

Welcome back to our Quilting Quickies! We’ll have a new video and project every other Monday throughout the summer, so be sure to catch them all! Today, Marcia will show you how to make a Quick & Easy Dresden Plate (really!). It looks complicated, but you’ll be astonished at how FAST and EASY it can …

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The Bernina Newbie: Can I stump the Bernina 380?

May 29, 2015

Let me admit something first off. I’ve got a bit of an ornery streak. (Okay, maybe more than a bit…) I’m that person who heard over and over and over how wonderful Berninas are from a huge number of sewing friends over the years, but I had never sewn on one myself. In fact, I …

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