Tour the New Quilting Studio


It's been a flurry of activity over the past several weeks. We've been prepping the old house to get it ready for sale (it got listed yesterday - hurray!) and so now I took the time today to … [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...]

WIP Wednesday – Lone Star Progress


I've made massive progress on my lone star and the top is nearly done! All I've got left is the 4" border and it'll be ready for quilting. Still not sure if I'll have time … [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...]

Sew Day Fun and a Patchwork Footstool


I promised photos from my sew day with Ann from A Girl in Paradise and here they are! I didn't take very many because we were busy chatting and sewing most of the afternoon. You can see some … [Read more...]

Big WIP Wednesday Update


Lots of updates in this post! I can see the end nearing of my big quilting studio move finally. New Pegboards Installed I work best under deadlines. Since the A/C guy has to have lots of … [Read more...]

My First Furniture Refurb


This was an undertaking that I'm not sure I'll ever do again. At least with the handles that I chose. I think it turned out nice but those handles were a pain in the you-know-what. I've … [Read more...]

Friday Misc. Roundup


I got a little bit of machine embroidery time last night after dinner to prep for my Tampa Modern Quilt Guild sew day on Saturday. First up is a lace edged heart from Big Dreams … [Read more...]

The Quilting Corner Moves


I've talked about wanting to move to a larger space in my house for a few months now. Since I'm mostly recovered from my respiratory illness I thought I'd try to tackle a good portion of the … [Read more...]

New thimble, furniture refurb, owls and sundry


Last Friday I drove out to the Lakeland Sew Expo mostly to get a thimble fitted. Until now I've been struggling with cheap thimbles that never seemed to fit right or stay on my finger. This … [Read more...]