The Inspired Sewist Over the Years

Over the years, Quilters' Choice, now know as The Inspired Sewist, has seen lots of changes.  We've moved from one location to another, terrific staff members have come and gone, we were bought and sold, and we even changed our name.  One thing that has stayed with us throughout all those changes is…

Benefits of Taking Classes and Learning to Sew

Why Taking Sewing Classes is Beneficial and Fun Perhaps you’ve been thinking of learning to sew, but you don’t know where to start. The best way to learn to sew, as with anything, is a little bit at a time. There are many items you can learn to make yourself, and you can build upon your knowledge…

Lori Fitzgerald By: Patti Rue

If you've been a customer of Quilters’ Choice for a while, you may have noticed a few changes lately. Maybe you've walked in the store and noted the new clean, cool, coastal vibe. Wandering by our racks of beautiful new fabrics, you may have seen more knits, lawns, rayons and chambrays. Or maybe you've…

Sewing Terms Cheat Sheet

Sewing is an excellent outlet for creativity as well as a way to create unique styles in apparel, home fashions, accessories, and more. Here is a short list of Sewer Basic terms that every sewer should understand. Backstitch: Backstitching can be done by hand or by reverse-stitching on a sewing…

Quilters’ Choice - Quilting Angels

Do you know a Quilting Angel?  Our Angels have been getting together most every month for almost 20 years.  They have been making quilts for children in our community who are less fortunate than most.  Children’s Home Society is the recipient of the majority of the quilts and blankets made by these…
Enjoy the Process

"Enjoy the Process" By Nan Wakefield

Whatever your skill level my best advice is to “enjoy the process”. We live in such a face paced world where life happens in an instant. Instant text messages, shopping on line with delivery overnight, movies on demand, fast food, hurry, hurry, hurry. It’s no wonder time flies by. So let’s…

Elizabeth Hartman

Do you have any favorite quilt designers? One of my favorite quilt designers is Elizabeth Hartmann. She has devised a whole range of bold, graphic, fanciful animal quilts. No applique, no paper piecing, just simple sewing and a great result. Got a favorite animal? She’s got you covered. Know…

The Inspired Sewist Blog

Happy New Year! Out with the old and in with the new. Resolution time again. How will you mark the beginning of this new (sewing) year? If you are like me, previous resolutions included Using My Stash; Completing Works in Progress; and of course Cleaning and Organizing my Sewing Studio. All good…

A Case for Smiles: Helping kids feel, heal better

There's a lot more than quilting going on at Quilter's Choice on Maplewood Drive in Jupiter. The shop, now under a new owner Lori Fitzgerald, has been renovated and offers lots of holiday project seminars. Of course, there are a display of quilts and a huge selection of fabrics. This is all in the…