Cakes – Part 1

Cakes – Part 1

Cooking and baking are a large part of my life. For that reason, it was always likely that any business I started would have an element of cake included. Since starting GillyMac eight years ago, I must have made hundreds of cakes, traybakes and biscuits. Over the rest...
How I Layer My Quilts

How I Layer My Quilts

Quilters have been layering and basting quilts for centuries, and as there are lots of different methods.  One thing to be clear about is that layering the quilt and temporarily holding it together before sewing, typically referred to as basting, are two different...
What Is Doodle Quilting?

What Is Doodle Quilting?

Doodle quilting is both a method of learning free motion designs and a way to stitch the patterns out. With doodle quilting, you will learn your designs with pen and paper first. Your brain learns the patterns by doodling them repeatedly. As a child in class, I would...