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18Aug

3 Pencil Cases to Celebrate Back to School

Back to School is just around the corner. Here are 3 pencil case tutorials to inspire you for your next project. 
 
Simple Zippered Pencil Case
15Aug

Introducing Moda Cake Mixes

We are excited to introduce Moda Cake Mixes! Here is the video showing how to make Cake Mix # 2
 
What is a Moda Cake Mix?
 
09Aug

Novelty Fabric FAQ's

Q.  Do you carry licensed fabrics?
A.  The simple answer to this question is “Yes, we do!”  HOWEVER not every licensed fabric is available in Canada and not every licensing company produces fabric for purchase to the public.  
 
Q.  Do you have NHL fabrics?
28Jul

Row by Row Appliqué Step-by-Step: Fox

Since all of our row by row patterns have appliques we decided to do some quick posts with step-by-step photos of placement for reference.
Here are the step-by-step photos of our Fox appliqué. The fox has a few pieces that overlap other pieces so we recommend reading through this entire post before starting. 
 
21Jul

Row by Row Appliqué Step-by-Step: Otters

Since all of our row by row patterns have appliques we decided to do some quick posts with step-by-step photos of placement for reference. Here are the step-by-step photos of our Otter appliqué. 
For tips on tracing and cutting out your applique pieces, see our video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u0CrWrnbz5k.
14Jul

6 Types of Sewing Machine Needles

Ever have trouble with a sewing project and after checking your thread, tension and bobbin can’t figure out why? It could be your machine needle. 
 
Many people know that there are different types of thread depending on your project, but did you also know there are different sizes and types of needles to help work with different threads and fabrics?
 
11Jul

Row by Row Appliqué Step-by-Step: Eagle

Since all of our row by row patterns have appliques we decided to do some quick posts with step-by-step photos of placement for reference. Here are the step-by-step photos of our Eagle appliqué. 
 
For tips on tracing and cutting out your applique pieces, see our video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u0CrWrnbz5k.
07Jul

Row by Row Appliqué Step-by-Step: Dragonfly and Moose

Since all of our row by row patterns have appliques we decided to do some quick posts with step-by-step photos of placement for reference. Since our dragonfly and moose appliques are fairly simple, we have decided to show the placement of both of these appliques in this post. 
For tips on tracing and cutting out your applique pieces, see our video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u0CrWrnbz5k.
27Jun

Row by Row Appliqué Step-by-Step: Rabbit

Since all of our row by row patterns have appliqués, we decided to do some quick posts with step-by-step photos of placement for reference. 

20Jun

Row by Row 2017

We’re so excited to be participating again in the Row by Row Experience. The theme for this year’s Row by Row is “On the Go.”  Our pattern designs this year involve easy-to-piece arrows with an appliqued animal or creature on the front of each arrow moving in the direction of the arrow.
 
Coquitlam’s block “Fox Trot” includes a dragonfly, fox and an eagle.
14Jun

4 Tips for Cleaning Your Window Blinds

There are some general guidelines you should follow at home when caring for your blinds. Keep in mind, each type of blind has its own individual care instructions. For more information, you should speak to a sales associate where you purchased your blinds.
 
Here are four tips for cleaning your window blinds:
  1. Dust regularly with a soft feather duster, dust cloth, or dusting mitt.
06Jun

3 Easy to Sew Father's Day Gifts

Father’s Day is coming up quickly but there’s still some time left to sew a quick and useful Father’s Day gift. Here are 3 beginner friendly projects that you can sew up in no time!
 

Boxer Shorts