Archives for July 2011

Free Pattern Friday – Roman Stripe

This is a fun scrappy block I stumbled across that is strip pieced and would be appropriate for beginners and experienced quilters alike.Supplies:The colored stripes are all 1-3/8" wide by a … [Read more...]

22 – Longarming, 1st Call-in Segment, New Fabric and a Rant

Update on embroidery machine search - I'm leaning towards the Brother 770D Listener call-in section Live giveaway - Keegan won my giveaway and I will send a little something to Kelly and … [Read more...]

A Quilted Shawl – Prototype

In my last podcast I talked about designing something to submit to Moda Bake Shop and I thought I'd let you see a few photos of the first prototype for it.  I'm going to be tweaking several … [Read more...]

Podcast Participation Giveaway!

Want a chance to win a pattern and some fabric? I'm giving away this great pattern from City and Country Quilts along with three different pieces of yardage. I believe each piece is at … [Read more...]

Free Pattern Friday – Spools!

Freda's Hive - String Spool QuiltSewing spool blocks has been popular for a while and I'm seeing them pop up more and more.  Here are a few patterns on making these striking … [Read more...]

Podcast Call-in Segment!

I've had the thought of doing a call-in segment in my podcast for a while and what better time to try it out than now! Here is how it will work: If you wish to be featured on the podcast … [Read more...]

21 – Injuries, diagrams, pattern planning

I injured my finger! Quiltsmart products came in! Join the Missouri Star Quilting Forum and chat with other quilting gals and guys Another lap quilt finish Planning something to … [Read more...]

Tools of the Trade

This can be overwhelming!!! I think new quilters can get overwhelmed when they see all the tools, rulers, templates and such available to quilters and they have no idea what they need … [Read more...]

Free Pattern Friday – Tube Quilting!

I love this pattern and have plans to do this with the Summer House jelly roll by Lily Ashbury. I think the resulting quilt is so striking and this is something a beginner could do since … [Read more...]

20 – Two finishes, Fabric Cut, Swap Updates

Finished the Mondo Bag tote (click for photos) Finished my Bonnie Hunter Love Shack wallhanging Not the greatest photo (late at night) but you can see some of the obvious issues that I … [Read more...]