Archives for August 2013

72 – Bleeding, Stashing, Tinkertote, Pricing a quilt for sale

Problem solving time! Bleeding and what to do about it on white fabric Quite a bit of stashing going on New computer Review of the Tinkertote Craftsy class and my finished tote - plus … [Read more...]

So you want to sell a quilt

That dreaded question we always hear when a friend or family member finds out that you're a quilter: "How much would it cost to get you to make me a quilt?" It stops many a quilter in … [Read more...]

Problem Solving – Bleeding

I'll break the good news first - my Corgi Fairytale quilt was accepted into the AQS Modern Quilt Challenge and will be judged and displayed at AQS Iowa Quilt Week in Des Moines October 2-5, … [Read more...]

Stashing & Tampa Bay Comic Con

I'm sad my vacation is coming to an end. Tomorrow I'm back to work! I thought I'd share some recent fabric purchases that I've made during August. This is a combination of shopping at local … [Read more...]

Tinkertote Finish!

I fell prey to the latest Instagram craze - the Tinkertote! This is the bag from Tara Rebman's class on Craftsy - Quilt as You Go Patchwork Bags.  So many firsts in this class for me - my … [Read more...]

71 – Finishes galore, class prep, copyright, fabric storage

You can see my recent finishes here Copyright Articles (good food for … [Read more...]

The MEGA Finishes Post – Class Samples Done!

I'm pretty sure this is some kind of world record. I work best under deadlines and this is proof. Three quilts finished this week! I'll start with the big one. The Summer House Lone Star … [Read more...]

Quilt Bear Sponsored Giveaway! Dragonfly Magic Fabric Bundle

The Quilt Bear has some great new Fat Quarter bundles in the shop! Mary Jo put together this gorgeous Dragonfly Magic bundle for the August giveaway. Don't the metallic fabrics just sparkle? … [Read more...]

Sometimes it just needs a border

I've got a bajillion deadlines coming up with all the classes I'm teaching in the fall so I'm working my butt off to get my samples done before previews. Yesterday I spent the day at Scrap … [Read more...]

Fabric Storage and Organization Redux (+ a giveaway)

Whew - I feel like I need a vacation from my fabric! We've been rather intimate the past week as I've been sorting, purging, unfolding, folding and moving my stash from one closet to my new … [Read more...]