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...]

New hair, fabric, quilt basting and Bernie

The last few weeks I've had quilters ADD pretty bad. I have lots of WIP (works in progress), lots of pretty fabric surrounding me and a few deadlines looming but I just can't focus on one … [Read more...]

Another New Project – Quiltsmart Lonestar

The last few days I haven't felt inclined to really work on anything in particular. My deadline stuff is mostly taken care of. I thought about a project I've been wanting to start for a … [Read more...]

68 – Let’s do some math! Plus new tutorial, furniture refurb, ruler talk and more

A breakdown of precuts  - worth the money?  Let's do some math!  Here's the Google Spreadsheet Link if you want to use it.  Furniture refurb finished - what I learned New pegboard … [Read more...]

Mail Call and Pixel Lattice Sample

I ordered a few things from Fat Quarter Shop for some projects I've got coming up. I noticed her Cotton Couture charm packs were on sale and I thought they might work well for a tutorial … [Read more...]

Quilt Finish! Nostalgia is done…

I can finally post this since my mom received her package today! I finished quilting Nostalgia last week and put the binding/label on her on Sunday. The quilting wasn't very fancy but the … [Read more...]

Mail Call! My first magazine publication and a quilt top finish

Well it's been an exciting day for many reasons.... my Honda Element broke down yesterday so it was towed to the shop today. Super sad face! I've had my Honda for five years now and I love … [Read more...]

Quilted Camera Strap! My SBSI Project.

One more thing checked off of my cruise list! I finished the quilted camera strap last night.I kind of had to improvise since everything didn't go as planned but I think it turned out okay. … [Read more...]

“Nostalgia” is coming along

I finished sewing the tubes last night and cut them into blocks! There were a lot of them, even with a few blocks I had to discard due to miscuts. I scattered them across my pressing … [Read more...]

Strip piecing galore! Plus Cruise Tote and new toys…

I've had two honeybuns from April Cornell's "Nostalgia" collection sitting on my shelf gathering dust. I originally planned to make a log cabin with them but decided last week to break them … [Read more...]