• Quilt Reveal! (Yankee Doodle Dandy Neon Colorway)

    View this post on Instagram A post shared by Quilting T-Shirts | Holly Lesué (@makervalley) This is my Yankee Doodle Dandy quilt pattern and this is the 3rd color version I’ve made. The first was a traditional, saturated red, white, & blue, The second wa... View Post
  • A Finished Yankee Doodle Dandy (Washed Out) Quilt Top!

    My friend recently completed a beautiful quilt using our Yankee Doodle Dandy (Washed Out) Quilt Kit, and I couldn't be happier with the outcome! Before she sent it off to be quilted, she kindly allowed me to borrow it and capture some lovely photographs. I absolutely adored curating this partic... View Post
  • Shortcut Tutorial for Piecing Patchwork Blocks

    Hello everyone! My name is Holly Lesué. I’m a quilter, fabric collector (hoarder?), and girl mom. Together with my graphic designer husband, Dave (a.k.a. Stately Type), I own and operate Maker Valley, where we design and sell quilty tees, quilt patterns, quilt kits, fabric bundles, and fun, quil... View Post
  • 3 Things No One Tells You About Quilting

    1. Imperfections are part of the beauty! When it comes to quilting, perfection is not always the ultimate goal. Quilts are often cherished for their handmade qualities and the love and effort put into creating them. Small imperfections can actually add character and uniqueness to a quilt. Don’t... View Post
  • I Wish I Could Quilt!

    I often hear the statement, "I wish I could quilt!" Every time I hear it, I want to respond, "You can! Just get going! Start today!" I have always loved this quote by Dieter F. Uchtdorf (a leader in my church) because it helps me silence the inner critic in my head that tells me I can't do someth... View Post
  • How to Choose the Right Fabric for Quilting

    Hello, fellow fabric enthusiasts! Today, I'm thrilled to dive into the wonderful world of fabric selection and guide you on how to choose the perfect fabrics for your quilting projects. So grab your beverage of choice, cozy up, and let's get started! Use Quilt Quality FabricWhen it comes to quil... View Post
  • 5 Inspiring Projects to Kickstart your Sewjo

    I have been working so much lately and have had no time at all for fun sewing. But I’m determined to carve out some time very soon so that I can breakout of this burnout I’ve been feeling! So I was browsing my saved folders today and I thought I’d share a few items that are on my short list of t... View Post
  • 6 Color Placement Tips for Quilters

    When it comes to creating a beautiful quilt, I've learned that it's important to understand how to place different colored fabrics. The placement of colors can totally transform the overall look and vibe of a quilt—taking it from *that's nice* to OH MY GOSH. In this post, I thought I'd share my ... View Post