Quilting With My Embroidery Machine

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I'm quilting Rainbow Insomnia right now and I wanted to add some fancier stitches in the corners and the triangles surrounding the center star. So last night I thought, "Well it's now or … [Read more...]

Free Sewing Machine Mat Tutorial

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I needed a sewing machine mat in a hurry since I'm taking a workshop on Sunday and I'm tired of losing stuff all the time!  I found a good tutorial a few weeks ago but just didn't have the … [Read more...]

Winner Announced – Kimberly Einmo Book and Ruler

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Pulling up Random.org yesterday morning to draw a comment number resulted in: That comment belongs to: Congrats to Ellie! She's won the Kimberly Einmo book Jelly Roll Magic and the … [Read more...]

Those Darned Labels

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I was sort of clueless about labeling quilts until I listened to Quilting for The Rest of us - Episode 27 "In Which We Document Our Quilts". I hadn't labeled any of my projects and really … [Read more...]

A Quilty Catchup (some embroidery too!)

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Some project progress updates: Rainbow Lone Star - I finished piecing the outer border, made the label on my embroidery machine and pin basted the quilt sandwich. The lettering on the … [Read more...]

Free Pattern Friday – Printing on Fabrics

Gloria Hansen has provided a wonderful explanation on printing on fabrics and how to make your photo look the best and last the longest.  I highly recommend reading it if you're thinking of … [Read more...]

37 – Behind the Scenes of Ep 36, WIP, Basil Update, Reorganization, Curtains

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A little bit behind the scenes of the interview with Kimberly Einmo! Some of my works in progress: Rainbow Lonestar Black Floral Wallhanging UFO Test blocks for twin size … [Read more...]

A Quilter Makes Curtains & A Finish

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In the middle of my rearranging I did to my sewing studio I kept looking at the window and thought that I really needed curtains. Then I looked for my window coverings book and couldn't find … [Read more...]

Tool Organization Tip of the Day

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My studio setup has been bothering me for a few months now and I've been thinking about how to rearrange things to make it better.  I have several issues in the room that limit how I can set … [Read more...]

36 – Interview with Kimberly Einmo, Author, Teacher and Creator of several rulers; plus a Giveaway!!

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FULL TRANSCRIPT AVAILABLE HERE Download the podcast in iTunes On a lovely Wednesday in February I took the day off from work to accomplish two things: travel to the other side of the … [Read more...]