08 – Cruise, English Paper Piecing, a Quilters Survey, Finished Top

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Lots and lots of stuff to talk about! Lakeland Sewing and Quilt Expo Purchase made of a quilting hoop Demoing Long Arms Cruise Highlights English Paper Piecing & … [Read more...]

Quilty Intermission – See Carl Traveling

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I'm going to do a big quilty update tomorrow with photos of all the things I've been working on. In the meantime, see Carl the Gnome on his travels in the slideshow below.... If you want … [Read more...]

I Have Returned!

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I'm back!   Sitting on the ship this morning waiting to debark I checked my e-mails and noticed I received two dreaded bandwidth warning messages from my podcast host.  I've exceeded my … [Read more...]

Gnome Gets a Name

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robin said... Carl. With his obvious gardeny persona (is gardeny a word?) he reminds me of Carl Linnaeus, the Swedish botanist and zoologist that came up with the method of classifying … [Read more...]

Free Pattern Friday – Island Inspiration

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In honor of my upcoming trip I thought I'd share a pattern inspired by islands! Carol Doak Belize Quilt 30" x 30" - paper pieced PDF Instructions with printable template  I've never … [Read more...]

WIP Wednesday Roundup

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Enter the Name that Gnome Giveaway!  Don't Delay! Quick reminder first - go enter my giveaway if you haven't already and help Name that Gnome for a chance to win fabric!  Also, I'm … [Read more...]

Quilters Survey

Please take a moment to answer 10 questions related to quilting. I'll be sharing the results in my podcast after I return from my cruise. Feel free to pass this link on to any quilters you … [Read more...]

07 – Cruise Prep, More Doggie Drama, Project Update, Shopping

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Finding fabric shops away from home Update on Basil Another quilting bee and I'm going to Sewing Expo in Lakeland Guild Creativity Challenge Find me on Facebook The Budget … [Read more...]

Free Pattern Friday – Totes, Totes, Totes

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Fabric Basket I'm going on a cruise and I'm hoping to take some time before I go and make a cute tote to use on the ship for all the things I need to carry around when I'm away from … [Read more...]

WIP Wednesday

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On the table: 3 Dog Ribbon Holders - I've cut the background fabric and traced the letters onto the fusible web.  I hope to get almost all of the shapes appliquéd tonight so I can … [Read more...]