Archives for April 2013

The Quilting Corner Moves

I've talked about wanting to move to a larger space in my house for a few months now. Since I'm mostly recovered from my respiratory illness I thought I'd try to tackle a good portion of the … [Read more...]

$20 Gift Certificate to – Giveaway

I'm so excited to offer a new sponsored giveaway from! They are providing one lucky winner with a $20 gift certificate and you have lots of different ways to … [Read more...]

Google Hangout Live! Quiltcast Supergroup Unite

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The Origins Pinwheel Quilt Top is Finished!

Moments ago I finished putting on the border for the Origins Pinwheel Quilt top. My original plan for the border was something much simpler - just rectangular blocks of the linen fabrics but … [Read more...]

65 – Clip It Up, New Bag, Text Prints, Meeting a listener

I'm using a new Clip It Up system to organize my fat quarters and pieces of fabric smaller than 1/2 yard.  Pincushions in the hoop Class previews Grommets, buttonholes on Kismet, a new … [Read more...]

Riley Blake Panel Quilt Finish

I'm slowly working my way through my UFOs and trying to get them out of my hair! This was one of my UFOs. Intended as a baby gift but was about six months late. That's okay though! I still … [Read more...]

Aurifil Thread Giveaway – Sponsored by The Quilt Bear

April showers bring beautiful spools of blue Aurifil thread for a giveaway!  Enter via Rafflecopter below for your chance to win a two spool set of Aurifil 50wt cotton Mako thread in … [Read more...]

Sewing Machine Tool Belt Tutorial

Several months ago I had the idea to make this because I was sick of dropping my seam ripper or small cuticle scissors on the floor. I know some sewing machines won't accommodate this … [Read more...]

Free Pattern Friday – Super Mario Quilt Along

This is a fun group I just found on Flickr. The hostess - blogger Angela from Cut to Pieces created a really fun quilt along group with planned pixel blocks from Super Mario Bros. I loved … [Read more...]

Playing In-The-Hoop, class previews

I didn't do much sewing last week so I tried to make up for it yesterday. I needed to do two pincushions for a swap I'm participating in and decided to do a few extra mini-pincushions in … [Read more...]