Which Quilting Ruler Should I Buy?

I have recently rewritten my Quilting with Rulers Class. When considering my own use of rulers, it was a ‘penny dropping moment’ when I realised that I favoured a straight ruler and one curved ruler for 90% of my own ruler work. Why would I teach anything else?  Using...

Quilt-As-You-Go Tutorial

Have you ever been put off making a quilt because it will be too big to quilt? Or maybe your quilting confidence is much higher when the piece you are tackling is smaller. For either of these problems, Quilt-As-You-Go is the answer!  Quilt-As-You-Go (QAYG) is a...

What is Hawaiian Quilting?

On a visit to Hawaii in 2014, I fell in love with Hawaiian Quilting and for the past month at the GillyMac Studio, we have been working on our own small Hawaiian pieces. We’ve used traditional patterns and changed the hand applique to machine sewing and the...

Photoshoot at GillyMac Designs

Since May it has been on my mind to have professional photos taken for GillyMac Designs. This was never going to be vanity project – far from it – I would rather not have my picture taken at all – however the business here has reach the amazing point...