Time to Organize the Fabric Stash

Are you overwhelmed by your fabric stash?  Can you walk into your sewing room and start sewing right now without making room to sew. Lets get organized together. Let me start by saying I am not a professional organizer by any means.  I would describe myself as messy person who is used to working in […]

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How to prepare your Appliques

There are many ways of preparing your fabric to hand applique. I am going to show you  my favorite method. I will be talking about the products and tools I use. I like to have my edges turned under so there is no raw edge. You can use this method of machine or hand applique. […]

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Snow Globe Block of the Month

We are starting a new block of the month for 2018. I designed it as a calendar quilt with twelve different snow globes. The theme will be the Colorado Outdoors. Each month will have a different theme. We are starting today with our January Snow Globe “Winter Wonderland. All patterns will be available for free […]

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Are You Ready for a Quilt Challenge?

  Fabric Expression is going to have it’s first official Quilt Challenge in 2018. We have had challenges in our classes before but this challenge is open to anyone who would like to participate.  The rules are pretty simple.  You make a quilt using the challenge fabric along with any other fabric you like. The […]

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Looking ahead to 2018

It may seam a little strange to be taking about projects for next year, but tomorrow is the first day of December and I am busy working samples for both new block of the months and class samples.I will have the new class schedule out soon.More about the new classes later. But I can tell […]

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Mystery Quilt

Have you every done a Mystery Quilt?  I think they are a lot of fun.  Bonnie Hunter is about to start her anuual mystery quilt called “On Ringo Lake” a Quiltville Mystery. It will start Friday Novemeber 24th.  You will be able to find all the information you need at her blog: http://quiltville.blogspot.com/p/on-ringo-lake-mystery.html There is […]

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Row by Row

Happy November.  It is the first of November so that means “Row by Row is starting up again. Our Row kit contains all the fabric you need in make the row.  All the appliques are pre-cut and fused.  You will need to sew the strips for the trailer togethr before you add it to the […]

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New Beginnings for 2017

Welcome to my blog, an online journal where I talk about what is new in my shop Fabric Expressions and in my life. Fabric Expressions is a fun quilt shop with new fabrics, patterns, books and notions arriving at the shop daily. We offer fun classes and sew for charities. This is a great place […]

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