My First Custom Applique Template Experience

I took a quilt commission a few months ago to do a queen-size applique quilt and I'm trying a few new things while creating it. The design I came up with involves a lot of yin-yangs in … [Read more...]

Bohemian Star – A paper-pieced design – Free Pattern

I'm very proud to finally publish this design I've been working on the last few months.  This design began as a sketch on a piece of scrap paper as I wanted to create something … [Read more...]

Finished – It’s Complicated

This is my first larger sized quilt using all paper pieced blocks. I pulled a bag of leftover scraps I had from two different jelly rolls that seemed to coordinate well together - Kate Spain … [Read more...]

The Boho Wedding Photos – Plus Bonus Catchup!

The weeks just fly by now. I've been doing some sewing and quilting and actually finished my first quilt of the year last week.  Pics of the quilt will be posted next week once I pull the … [Read more...]

96 – New quilt, Christmas at the Cottage, What to Watch

Wunderlist - app recommendation. Great for shared lists. TV and movie recommendations The Crown (Netflix) The OA (Netflix) Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath … [Read more...]

95 – Interview with Quilters_Without_Leaders

This episode is a special edition interview.  I was contacted by the owner of the Instagram account "Quilters Without Leaders" to speak on the topic of the MQG, the now-famous Derivative … [Read more...]

94 – Wedding! UFO Finishes, Project Simplify Update and Sundry

Boho wedding Dreamcatchers Paper flower bouquet Making the dress from a tablecloth dress tutorial The cake The ceremony The rings by Minter + Richter Designs Epcot … [Read more...]

Project Simplify: November Minimalist Challenge

It's been nearly a year now since I bought my new house and purged a lot of stuff for my big move. Last year was pretty stressful getting ready for a big garage sale but I got rid of so much … [Read more...]

Minimalist Boho Chic DIY Wedding Ideas

Plans are slowly coming together for our elopement (which my mom kindly reminds me isn't really an elopement if it isn't a surprise) and I'm having fun picking out little things I want to do … [Read more...]

Finished – Two Sew Together Bags and a Pumpkin

I've been working on a handful of different things all at once lately. Several UFOs are making progress as I pull them out and I've finished my swap items for the Instagram Over The Rainbow … [Read more...]