WIP Wednesday – Adventures in Airbrushing

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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 work out. I didn’t know much about airbrushing equipment, paint, airbrush guns or what the advantages/disadvantages are between gravity feed and siphon feed. The first air compressor I bought wasn’t suited for the job so I had to return it and get a new one. {Read More}

WIP Wednesday – Experimentation and Nostalgia

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I haven’t been doing a lot of sewing the past few weeks. I’m slowly getting back into the groove of things though. I did a bit of experimentation with some Pigma Paintstiks on fabric. That was interesting to play around with. The bottom of the feather I drew directly onto the fabric with the Paintstiks and towards the top I put the paint onto a stencil brush and brushed it on. I like the look at the top better – {Read More}

72 – Bleeding, Stashing, Tinkertote, Pricing a quilt for sale

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Problem solving time! Bleeding and what to do about it on white fabric Quite a bit of stashing going on New computer Review of the Tinkertote Craftsy class and my finished tote – plus some things I’ll be changing on my next one Pricing a quilt for sale Book reviews – Liberty Love and Sew!   Bamboo Tablet Create More HOA woes I answer some questions from the recent giveaway “Ask Anything” prompt

Color Run, Keyfobs and Ornaments

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My weekend was rather busy! On Saturday I woke up super early to do the Color Run down in St. Petersburg. Basically you walk, jog or run a 5k and while you’re doing it at certain places they throw colored cornstarch on you. By the end of it you’re covered in different colors. People dress up in costumes, dance to music and have lots of fun! It’s not timed and it’s not a race. Next year I think I’ll be {Read More}

New Accuquilt Dies and Packing for Travel (bonus doggie pix)

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A few weeks ago I bought some new Accuquilt Go! dies and didn’t get a chance to try them out until last night. We put on the latest episode of True Blood and I pulled out all my stuff. I love my rolling cart that all my Accuquilt Go! stuff sits in now! I found it at a yard sale for $15 and thought it was the perfect thing. I have a large bin of scraps behind the doors. The {Read More}

17 – Accuquilt Go! Review, Mystery Quilt Progress, Class Preparation

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Accuquilt Go! Review Progress on my Delectable Delights Mystery Quilt Deciding on borders How I prep for a quilting class Fabric closet reorganization A listener’s sewing machine quest update Quilt Show Ribbon research What do you think about my border ideas for this mystery quilt?  I’ve discussed several options in this episode.  Not sure what to go with! Sewing Studio Before Operation Cleanup End of the Bolt Selections I Received from Fabric.com Some of the fabric notions I won at {Read More}