Archives for March 2012

Shredding and needle threader breakage

Last night was super frustrating. I hired a digitizer to create some corgi silhouette applique designs for me since I don't feel confident enough to do it myself yet in Stitch Era Universal … [Read more...]

Give me your techy quilting tips!

For a future podcast I'd love to give a whole bunch of geeky, techy tips, notions, programs, etc. that you find helpful with your quilting and sewing projects! Here are some topics to … [Read more...]

WIP Wednesday

In Progress:  Rainbow Insomnia - I'm making binding for it now. Binding has been cut and sewn together, I'm just ironing it all in half. I think I'm going to sew on my first quilt … [Read more...]

Watermarks why and how and Pinterest

Last year I mentioned the importance of watermarking your images in passing but I wanted to reiterate it again especially with the growing popularity of Pinterest. If you share photos on … [Read more...]

Rainbow Insomnia – quilting finished!!

I finished the quilting on Rainbow Insomnia last night.  I was going to wait until I put the binding on to show a final photo of the result but I just couldn't wait any longer! Here is … [Read more...]

38 – “The Jumbled Episode” Embroidery, Time Loss, Workshops

I'm trying out some new embroidery software - Stitch Era Universal I embroidered some shamrocks using an applique pattern Got some stuff digitized Spring Cleaning EQ 7 Aurifil … [Read more...]

Thursday Thoughts

I wish episode 38 didn't take three days to fit time into and record. I hope I didn't repeat myself in any of the separate segments. Still have to record the last section … [Read more...]

Free Pattern Friday – Some Star Quilt Alongs

Its time for a short post with a few fun quilt alongs that I've found! Thought and Found has created a really fun quilt along to create this magnificent star quilt! All sorts of … [Read more...]

Making Time

A few days ago I sat down and figured out how much sewing time I have now that my husband is on a different shift.  Before his job changed I sewed usually an average of 22 hours a week. Now … [Read more...]