Leaves are changing color, days are getting shorter, and the nights are a little more mysterious… Halloween is nearly here! With such a magical holiday around the corner, we wanted to give you some inspiration for new projects that you can make to celebrate.
Today I’m sharing some of the best tips I can think of for new quilters. As a newbie to the quilting community, I had the joy of making my first ever quilt and documenting it here on the Jolly Jabber. If you keep reading, you can learn about the top five things that I think new quilters should know before making their first quilt, according to someone who just made theirs!
Choosing a background fabric that complements the rest of the quilt can be challenging sometimes, and that’s where knowing all about background fabrics can help. Whether you’re a new quilter or have dozens to your name, we have a beginner’s guide to background fabrics to get you help you out.
Leaves are falling, and Autumn is calling! We’re heading to the pumpkin patch this October, stalking through corn mazes, and crossing our stitches. Join me for the annual Stitch-Tober Stitch Along as we spend 45 days stitching up fall or Halloween-themed designs with Lori Holt […]
Diamonds are a girl’s best friend! The Black Diamonds Quilt is elegant and fun. Keep reading for a free Black Diamonds Block tutorial where Kimberly shows how to use the Half Rectangle Trimmer to make diamonds and stars. About the Black Diamonds Quilt This quilt […]
Hello again! I’m Marissa, a quilting newbie, and I’m sharing the journey of making my first ever quilt here with you on the Jolly Jabber. Today is all about my experience finishing up and binding my Mosaic Quilt, and you can keep reading to find […]
Grab a PSL and keep on stitching with a look inside our September Stitch Quarterly Subscription! Each quarter we curate an exclusive collection of cross stitch essentials built around a unique theme. This month, our theme is ‘Woodland Wild‘, and as you can imagine it’s […]
Fabric designers sure do make our world go ’round! We are starting a new series here on the Jolly Jabber, where we shine a light on some incredible designers in the quilting realm to learn about how they work and what feeds their inspiration. Today […]
You know how much we love sewing with Jelly Rolls, and National Sew a Jelly Roll Day gives us the chance to break out some of our favorite new collections while challenging ourselves! If you didn’t know, Moda Fabrics has officially made the third Saturday of […]
Thanks to your support and generous donations we have been able to surpass our fundraiser goal of $100,000 in donations towards Make-A-Wish Central & South Texas, and we hope to raise even more with our Heartfelt Quilt Auction on Ebay!
By now, you probably know how much we love precut fabrics. We adore Fat Quarters, Charm Packs, and everything in between, but there is no cut quite like a Half Yard! We thought it was time to give some love to these one-of-a-kind precuts with the Simply Half Yards Book, which inspired […]
Our Shortcut Quilt Series is full of precut-friendly quilts with free tutorials. Today we’re sharing the latest pattern release, the Layer Cake Spools Quilt! The spools form like magic with the simple techniques Kimberly demonstrates in the video tutorial, and you don’t have to be […]
Are you ready to “Deck the halls”? The new Fat Quarter Stocking Template Set will help you make the perfect Christmas stockings for your loved ones! Kimberly guides you through making a stocking in the video tutorial below and shares a personal touch you can […]