The Katie Update and Quilty Mail

First an update: Physically I'm bouncing back quickly from my hospital/ventilator experience. Back at work full time and I'm able to get around pretty good. Walking up stairs is still … [Read more...]

Scrap Storage Organization – Affordable Penny Candy Jars

I've always adored the people that organize their scraps in colorful jars but never jumped on board because... well have you looked at the price of large glass jars lately? Even the pretty … [Read more...]

Tutorial – Sea Glass Mermaid

Download the free pattern at Craftsy I've been itching to post this tutorial since I finished it over the weekend! This was a fun tutorial I did for Therm-o-web demonstrating my favorite … [Read more...]

Sunday Stash & Peacock Finish

A finished project for once! Finally took the time to finish up my peacock. This was from a class I took a few months ago on making a stuffed bird. I love the end result and look forward to … [Read more...]

Hand Woven Bali Basket Finish

I've had this pattern for a month or two now and it ended up being the one quilty/sewy thing I did on my holiday break. You don't have to use your sewing machine at all to make these and … [Read more...]

Quilty Mail and Sundry

My week has been mostly focused on dealing with resodding my front lawn. That cascaded into a host of other issues since the sod people cut my FIOS and my neighbors Brighthouse cables in the … [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...]

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...]

Rethinking Fabric Storage

My new sewing area is still a work in progress and my biggest problem is how to best store ¬†and ¬†organize my fabric. Most of my fabric cuts are 1 yard or smaller. Previously I'd begun using … [Read more...]

The Making of Corgi Fairytale

I wanted to share the progress photos that I took during the making of Corgi Fairytale. It's kind of weird doing this backwards - normally I've already blogged the progress of a quilt but … [Read more...]