Quickie Update


I know I’ve been super absent the past few weeks! Between the new job and trying to finish projects I haven’t had a whole lot of time to sit still and blog.  Crossing my fingers October will be a little slower.  I’ll do a full update on the next podcast recording which I hope will be Sunday.   Go check out a giveaway over at Kimberly Einmo’s newly redesigned blog and website!  She’s giving away copies of her new book {Read More}

Free Pattern Friday – MSQC Pinwheel Variation Using Jelly Rolls

This is a great tutorial on how to make some cute blocks using jelly roll strips sewn together! It creates a neat pattern in the middle of each block and there are so many things you can do with them. Another great way to do strip quilting!  

The UFO Confessional, First Fabric Bowl Class, How I got Ripped


My first photo slideshow podcast episode!!! Hurray!!! It only took two three hours of me fiddling to get it to do its thing.  I hope you guys think it was worth it. (Download in iTunes or download from Blip.TV)  Totally can’t get it to play on iTunes or on my iPod so will have to re-record at a later date.  Oh well. Here are the higher quality photos of my lovely UFOs in case you wanted to see them better: These {Read More}

25 – Trips, Finishes, Longarm Issues, and more


Thank you commenters, twitters and e-mailers! I finished Hot Mess! Started a new job We took a long roadtrip to a few places in Florida (see my photos HERE) Tallahassee St. Augustine Cape Canaveral Orlando Accuquilt Go! Gets some use I go sewing machine shopping with a friend The quilt guild asks something important Two Book Reviews – Word Play Quilts and Quilt as Desired Paperback Swap – swap books with others for free! Swap updates Forgive the lighting, it {Read More}

Free Pattern Friday – Spider Web Block

SW Tut

This lovely block tutorial comes from Heather of {House} of A La Mode.  Spider web blocks have been done by lots of people but I love her tutorial with all the photos!  Great way to use up strips.   Happy Friday! Spider Web Block Tutorial

Back from Traveling – A few Photos


I’m back from my trip. Here are a few photos of the fabric bowls I managed to whip up while I was on vacation. I also got Hot Mess quilted on the long arm (it is waiting for binding to be stitched to the front) but I’ll get photos of that posted later.  More than likely I’ll record my next podcast episode tomorrow so remember to answer the prompt: “What is your ideal quilting vacation?” either by calling in or {Read More}