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...]

Giveaway time! Win a Quiltsmart Gadget Cushion panel

If you haven't had a chance to catch the tutorial I wrote on how quick and easy these cushions are to sew up I recommend checking it out! Quiltsmart has sponsored a giveaway to send 5 … [Read more...]

Quiltsmart Gadget Cushion Tutorial

You can get your Quiltsmart Gadget Cushion from their website or your local quilt shop!  (Psst.... Quiltsmart will be sponsoring a giveaway for panels starting tomorrow 2/16/15 on my blog so … [Read more...]

WIP Wednesday – Adventures in Airbrushing

My journey in airbrushing has been a frustrating one. When I first got the idea for this technique I had never airbrushed anything except makeup onto my face and I wasn't sure how it would … [Read more...]

Alison Glass Thread and Fat Quarter Giveaway sponsored by Massdrop!

a Rafflecopter giveaway What is Massdrop? Massdrop is a group buy website that helps you get a large discount on popular items. Once enough interest is shown in an item or group of … [Read more...]

Take the drag out of free motion quilting

When I bought my Powerquilter I had to think about ways to help reduce drag on large quilts as I'd be working on them. I didn't purchase the extension table leafs because I thought perhaps I … [Read more...]

Memorial Day Sew In – Photos!

I got a new tool! The Versa Tool by Handiquilter has lots of different applications and so far I like it a lot even on my sit-down longarm. They don't recommend using longarm rulers on … [Read more...]

Saturday Stash and Quiltsmart Gadget Cushion Finish

I missed Sunday stash earlier this week so better late than never! Also finished the absolute cutest gadget cushion ever using some fun fabric I picked up in Vegas at Quiltique. I can't wait … [Read more...]

WIP Wednesday – Back in the Saddle

I'm sewing again! Feels good to finally be having some creative fun. I made a denim bag with my cut off jeans hems so I could stop storing them: And I started working on my Modern … [Read more...]

Creating Pixel Blocks Using Grid Interfacing – A Tutorial

Materials List: Quiltsmart Watercolor Grid Interfacing in the size of your choice. The width of the fabric strips you are using will determine the grid size. I am using 1.5" grid since my … [Read more...]