Archives for March 2013

64 – Quilt Hanging Options, Notions, Star Trek, and Ripping Quilting

My poor Honda Element gets some work done after breaking down the morning of my last podcast interview Joined the Aurifil thread club!  First magazine publication Nostalgia quilt top … [Read more...]

Using the Bonnie Hunter Patchwork Seam Guide

A few months ago Bonnie Hunter (my favorite scrap quilt designer) came out with a little acrylic patchwork seam guide.  This is a little acrylic guide used mostly on vintage machines in … [Read more...]

Free Pattern Friday – Mini Patchwork Pincushions

I'm hosting a new swap on Swapbot featuring cute pincushions so I've been drooling over some great pincushion tutorials. Here's one I thought was really cute (I may be doing this for my swap … [Read more...]

Bernie’s Famous and Finishing UFOs

So in January I had someone contact me via Flickr to ask for permission to use one of my photographs of Bernie for a t-shirt design they wanted to create. Threadless is a t-shirt company … [Read more...]

New thimble, furniture refurb, owls and sundry

Last Friday I drove out to the Lakeland Sew Expo mostly to get a thimble fitted. Until now I've been struggling with cheap thimbles that never seemed to fit right or stay on my finger. This … [Read more...]

Mini quilt finish! March Holiday House AKA The Glitter Bomb

Yellow glitter is going to be all over the place for a while I think. I enjoyed putting it on the quilt but oh boy - does it get EVERYWHERE! This is my first completed quilt out of a 12 … [Read more...]

Etsy Sale!

I have lots of old inventory I need to clean out so I'm throwing a sale at my Etsy Shop! I need to make some room for some new things I'd like to feature. Right now I have lots of keyfobs … [Read more...]

Mail Call! My first magazine publication and a quilt top finish

Well it's been an exciting day for many reasons.... my Honda Element broke down yesterday so it was towed to the shop today. Super sad face! I've had my Honda for five years now and I love … [Read more...]

63 – Interview with Modern Quilter Elizabeth Dackson

An interview that has been in the works for a while! This is a very fun and informative interview with modern quilter Elizabeth Dackson of "Don't Call Me Betsy" blog and pattern … [Read more...]

Free Pattern Friday – Improv Curves!

I really want to try this tutorial. Curved piecing baffles me and this looks like a great introduction to it.  It's part of a larger block-a-long (links to other blocks are in the post). … [Read more...]