Archives for September 2012

Easy Lined Pouch Tutorial – Free!

I love little pouches and how versatile they can be for so many things. You can create a pouch with any size fabric so I left this tutorial vague as to sizes so that you can make a pouch … [Read more...]

The Weekend in Pictures

Last night I felt burnt out and flipped on the TV. Normally I don't just sit and watch TV but I found myself watching E! with the pre-Emmy award coverage.  I think I met my Ryan Seacrest … [Read more...]

Aurifil Thread Giveaway – Winner!

a Rafflecopter giveaway Congrats to Tammie! She of course picked the Aurifil thread as her favorite item in The Quilt Bear shop. If you didn't win keep in mind that The Quilt Bear … [Read more...]

A little bit of sashiko

I've had a collection of sashiko designs in my embroidery folder on my PC for a while and tonight I finally had an excuse to stitch one out! I'm in the "Taste of the Orient" mini quilt swap … [Read more...]

Gettin Stuff Done! Quilts, embroidery and a sewing machine rant.

I have a bunch of deadlines coming up so I've been working diligently on getting things completed. Friday night I attended a crafters night at Scrap and Sew. Anyone can come work on a sewing … [Read more...]

Free Pattern Friday – Weighted Blanket

What is a weighted blanket?  A weighted blanket is often used by children and adults with autism and other sensory-related disorders; including restless-leg syndrome. It helps a person to … [Read more...]

Aurifil Thread Giveaway!

Our new sponsor The Quilt Bear will be sponsoring several giveaways in the coming months - all featuring wonderful Aurifil threads in different colors. If you've never tried Aurifil … [Read more...]

51 – Quilt Shops, a book signing, embroidery projects, quilting

I visited two quilt shops in Sarasota Sew Worth It tried a new longarm at Expert Sewing Center Bought a few panels, pattern for hubby New purse! Went thrifting with a friend … [Read more...]

Sponsor Spotlight – The Quilt Bear

I'm so excited to announce a new sponsor for the podcast and blog. Drumroll please..... I've talked about purchasing Aurifil thread from The Quilt Bear many times on both the blog and … [Read more...]

Free Design – Zip Case – In the Hoop!

I'm the first to admit, I'm not great with 3D objects that have to be sewn. Bags baffle me. I've done a few but I avoid them since I'm better with quilts and figuring those out. Fear no … [Read more...]