Archives for October 2013

A Little Bit About Craftsy and Free Craftsy Classes!

I know lots of you have heard me talk about Craftsy on the podcast and the blog. Some of you may be on the fence about taking an online course but I really hope you try one of the free … [Read more...]

WIP Wednesday – Bags and Such

I tried a new Quiltsmart kit 'The Bitty Bag" (the smallest version of the Mondo and Midi bag) this weekend and really had fun with it. There are so many cute variations you can do with this … [Read more...]

Big news… new machine coming soon!

While teaching my Lonestar class I got to take a break and try out the new Pfaff Powerquilter 16.0 that Tess had just brought back from the Pfaff Get Creative! event. It's very similar to a … [Read more...]

Aurifil Thread Giveaway from The Quilt Bear!

The Quilt Bear is giving away another Aurifil prize pack! Two beautiful tones in 28 wt thread would look fantastic in the holiday projects everyone is probably working on now. Colors: 2600 … [Read more...]

Fun in Lonestar class

Saturday was my first time teaching the QuiltSmart Lonestar class and we had a ball! It was a small class so everyone had plenty of room to spread out which was great. Two of the students … [Read more...]

74 – Sashiko, teaching, experimenting, book review

A bit about Sashiko and why I love it My teaching season has started! First class done, several more to go. Corgi Fairytale news! Keyfobs in the hoop Playing with leather My … [Read more...]

Episode 36 – Transcript of Kimberly Einmo Interview

The kind folks over at offered to transcribe an episode for me and I decided to go with one of my favorites! You can listen or download the episode here and see photos of Kimberly's … [Read more...]

Sashiko and Keyfobs

With hubby off work this week I haven't been able to do much quilting or sewing after work.  I have been dabbling here and there in various things though. Sashiko! I've … [Read more...]

$20 Giftcard Giveaway to Southern Fabrics

Some more great new fabrics from Southern Fabric! They're sponsoring another $20 giftcard giveaway so one lucky person can get some added to their stash. Halloween is coming up so you might … [Read more...]

WIP Wednesday and Sundry

It's been a busy week and I haven't done much sewing or quilting. I'm taking a class at my LQS involving machine applique and thread sketching/quilting so after the first session on Saturday … [Read more...]