Plant Bucket Tote

By Katie | March 30, 2018

I am a huge lover of all things plants, but until recently I thought my green thumb was only functional outside. Surely I couldn’t keep houseplants alive, could I? Last fall I couldn’t stand the idea of not having something green around me, so I brought in lots of my potted plants and have gradually […]

5 Reasons We LOVE the Strip Quilt!

By Katie | March 8, 2018

New Throw Size Strip Quilt made by Clarissa Tinjum, Quilted by Connie Biselx We’ve been making Strip Quilts at MT for years now, and our love for them just never goes away! We’ve recently updated our FREE pattern with new and improved instructions and more sizes than ever before! We’ve put together our top 5 […]

Around the Kitchen Contest – Connie’s Submission

By Katie | March 1, 2018

It took me awhile to decide what to make for the contest, but I’m so happy with how it eventually turned out! I played around with putting flowers in the jars like our Flower Garden Mini quilt, I also thought about doing an entire wall of books like Jane Mount’s beautiful art. I love the […]

Around the Kitchen Contest – Angelique’s Submission

By Katie | February 14, 2018

Hello all! I’m excited to share my Around the Kitchen project with you today! I first tried paper piecing when the Around the Kitchen pattern came out last year, and loved it! It’s like (almost) fool-proof precision piecing, which I really enjoy. I knew I wanted my project to be useful, or I wouldn’t be […]

Improv Quilting

By Katie | January 25, 2018

Have you heard of improv piecing? Basically, it is the process of sewing a quilt without a pattern, letting it grow organically as you stitch each block together. I’ve wanted to try improv piecing for a long time. The main thing I couldn’t wrap my brain around was how to make a flat quilt with […]

Around the Kitchen Contest – Roxanne’s Submission

By Katie | January 19, 2018

We’ve got more Around the Kitchen projects to share with you today! It’s so hard for me to choose a favorite block in this pattern – they all hold a special place in my heart I guess! But for the project I had in my head I narrowed it down to just the jars. My […]

Around the Kitchen Contest – Clem’s Submission

By Katie | January 11, 2018

Are you guys getting excited about the Around the Kitchen contest? We certainly are! As you may know, Clem Buzick (award winning quilter, teacher, and an amazing friend of ours) helped us write the Around the Kitchen pattern last year. We are so excited to have her on the blog today to share a project […]

Around the Kitchen Contest!

By Katie | December 28, 2017

Ever since we designed the Around the Kitchen pattern, we’ve been having a blast finding creative ways to make each project unique. Maybe you remember our table runner? Or the Halloween version? Well, now it’s your turn! We are excited to start our next contest and this year it is based on our Around the […]

Handmade Giving Gift Guide with Sara

By Katie | December 18, 2017

We are so excited to have Sara Sunderlin on the blog today! She’s got great gifts ideas to share – and there is still time to make them! Here’s Sara! Sara: Ever wish you had a sewing clone about this time of the year? Maybe a Santa’s helper elf that could work at night completing […]

Handmade Giving Gift Guide with Connie

By Katie | December 13, 2017

I love handmade gifts! I love making them and receiving them. What better way to say, I love you? When I’m making a handmade gift I’m thinking about that person through each step, from picking out the fabric to wrapping it up. But I’ve also learned that it’s impossible to make gifts for everyone I […]

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