Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Michelle Hiatt

Post has attachment
Summer – Quilter Motivator or Deterrent
In preparing to travel to the AQS-Grand Rapids Quilt show,
of course I looked through my “to-do” list and it started me wondering if summer
is a Quilt motivator or deterrent? I think for me, I net less sewing time, due to a variety of activities;
fabulous s...

Post has attachment
How to Organize your Studio - Design Wall
Today we are going to talk about putting a design wall in your sewing studio.  I believe the solution I ended up using, in my recently studio remodel, will work for most of you.  Even those of you that "share" your sewing space with another household need. ...

Post has attachment
How to Organize your Studio - Lesson 1 Tools, rulers and templates
As a Process and Organization expert, I organize without really thinking about it, but I know a lot of quilters struggle with it, therefore I thought it might be fun to run a series on Organizing your Studio .  By the way, don't think for a moment, that I d...

Post has attachment
Preparing Fabric 101
I thought I'd cover some tips on preparing your fabric for cutting.  I promised my friend, fellow blogger and Studio 180 Design's CI (Certified Instructor) that I'd post some helpful hits on preparing your fabric after our last CI reunion. 1.   Gather your ...

Post has attachment
Off the Charlotte
Wow!  It has been an incredibly busy summer for my me and my quilts.  We've been traveling all over East Coast.   I had a terrific time at MAQ last weekend and another great set of classes at Pennington Quilt Works this past weekend.  Here are just a few pi...

Post has attachment
Southern Hospitality Class - Saturday - June 22nd
I just found out there have been a couple cancels in my previously Sold Out Class for Southern Hospitality, at Pennington Quilt Works, in Pennington NJ, on Saturday, June 22nd. Therefore, there is room for a few sign-ups.  Check those calendars and see if y...

Post has attachment
Stronghouse's 2015 Quilting in Vermont brochures are out!!
I'm so excited, I got my copies of the Strong House Inn's Quilting in Vermont Seminar brochures! I can't wait to teach there, it looks so heavenly.  I'm actually going to the Strong House Inn for the Vermont Quilt Festival, from Friday to Sunday. I can't he...

Post has attachment
What is your Go-To Spring Color?
I saw this graphic on Art Gallery Fabric's Facebook page and I couldn't wait to ask other what is their go-to Spring color? This year, I have to say it is that Poppy Peachy Pink (say that three times).  I think in previous times this was called Salmon..  Ho...

Post has attachment
A few new tools (Toys) to sew with...
I've been traveling so much these last few weeks that I haven't had a chance to post my newest tools (Toys) that I recently picked up to  improve my sewing time and quality even more! The first is my new Big Board from my Sewing Sun Room.  As you know I hav...

Post has attachment
Winter Jewels Took 1st Prize in Computerized Quilting
Sorry for the delay, I've been crazy busy with MQX  that I failed to post the Winter Jewels took a Blue Ribbon! Here is the press release: Winter Jewels, Designed and Pieced by Michelle Renee Hiatt
of Huntington CT & Quilted by Barbara Bregmen of Silver Spr...
Wait while more posts are being loaded