Archives for December 2011

Distractions & A Bargello Quilt Along Plan

Wednesday night, after coming home from a dinner with the hubs, I went into my sewing room and looked at The Butterfly Quilt on my sewing machine waiting for some more quilting to be done on … [Read more...]

A Plan of Action – Tackling that To Do List & a finish

Where has the year gone? In a little over a month things are really going to start picking up for our quilt guild show happening in November 2012. Lots of planning left to do and then I've … [Read more...]

Orca Bay Part 3 Progress

For the Orca Bay Mystery Quilt Part 3 - I was able to get 360 HST done yesterday! The foundation paper piecing method worked really well and I'm pleased with my units.  I got extras just in … [Read more...]

30 – Tutorials Galore, Recovery, Guild Stuff, Life Changes

I created two new tutorials that you might find helpful! Half-Square Triangles using Foundation Paper Corded Fabric Bowl Video Tutorial I was sick for about a week but I'm starting … [Read more...]

Corded Fabric Bowl Video Tutorial

**Important Sewing machine requirements** Your sewing machine must be able to fit the wrapped cording under the presser foot in order to create the bowl so make sure the presser foot … [Read more...]

Half-Square Triangles – Fast, Easy and Accurate! Free Tutorial

This week's clue for the Orca Bay Mystery Quilt is to make 350 half-square triangle (HSQ) units that measure 2" square unfinished, 1.5" finished (when sewn into a block or the quilt itself). … [Read more...]

Free Pattern Friday – A Trio of Pillows

Cluck Cluck Sew - Scrap Buster Fall Pillow Modify Tradition: A Pillow Cover with pockets! (Uses a men's shirt!) Cicada Daydream - Bunting Pillow Tutorial … [Read more...]