Yarnstorm

Beautiful photos make this blog a joy to explore, Jane Brocket has published a number of books - I particularly love the Gentle art of quilt making.

Author, Jane Brocket Blogs knitting, quilting and amazing eye candy..

How To Finish A Quilt

Making a quilt can be a great experience. You’ll be able to express your own creativity. To make a quilt, you’ll need to follow a series of steps. If you’re a beginner, you’ll need to make sure that you have the right materials. There are several resources to consult to make sure that you’re picking the best ones. You might want to start with this sewing machine for quilting compilation. Once you got everything you need, you can work on finishing the quilt. Here are the steps that you need to follow.
Step One: Join And Quilt Your Blocks
Most quilters will prefer to work in blocks. This tends to be much easier to create. If this is the case, you’ll need to join all the blocks together. Then you’ll need to add the batting and quilt them together. After this process, you should be ready to start finishing the quilt off.
Step Two: Trim The Excess Batting

The last part of the quilting process is to add the binding. This will ensure that your quilt will last for a long time. There are a few types of binding...

Modern embroidery inspired by Grandma

A recent find for me, stylish modern embroidery. Tonnes of inspiration, eye candy and resources - including stitch videos
This blog is dedicated to modern embroidery, offering tips and advice on stitching, free patterns, videos, give-aways, resources for materials

Our top picks of embroidery and needlework blogs

Mary Corbett is a self taught embroiderer, who teaches others face to face and online - she also runs some stitch alongs.
Pin Tangle tracks online resources, news and information which relate to contemporary and historical textiles, embroidery and crazy quilting, the fiber and book arts including studio and visual journals.
This blog is dedicated to modern embroidery, offering tips and advice on stitching, free patterns, videos, give-aways, resources for materials
Blog by the people who brought you the very lovely Sublime Stitching patterns and designs..
Feeling Stitchy post on all sorts of crafty topics and feature cool stuff from The Embroidery Group.
On this blog Nicole shares her journey into embroidery, sewing and quilting.

Our top pick of quilting blogs

If you are new to quilting please don't be daunted by all the new terms and techniques to learn. The quilting blogs listed will give you a great introduction and will help to make your first quilting project a success.
Pin Tangle tracks online resources, news and information which relate to contemporary and historical textiles, embroidery and crazy quilting, the fiber and book arts including studio and visual journals.
Author, Jane Brocket Blogs knitting, quilting and amazing eye candy..

Sewing Tips for Beginners

Sewing has been a sought-after skill for centuries, as its practical nature is often used in the fabrication and repair of clothing, blankets, decorative pieces, and more. While many individuals who sew have a lasting appreciation for the art of hand sewing, modern sewing has been largely improved by the invention of the sewing machine. These handy machines became mass-produced in the 1850s, and have been a staple in many homes ever since. Their existence allows for projects to be completed more quickly, and oftentimes with more precision than the traditional methods of sewing manually. There is an abundance of resources available for sewers of all levels – from beginner to expert and everywhere in between. This ranges from books and videos, to in-person classes for those interested in learning to sew. This article will compile some must-know tips for beginners, to help inspire you to get your new hobby started! Also, here is an excellent article that will help you select the perfect stitch machine for novice to kickstart your new hobby.
How to get started and where to get the info
Whether you’re sticking with...