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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Sewing Machine Tool Belt Tutorial

Several months ago I had the idea to make this because I was sick of dropping my seam ripper or small cuticle scissors on the floor. I know some sewing machines won't accommodate this … [Read more...]

Another Midi Bag Finish, Shopping at Rainbows End, Meeting a Podcast Listener

It's been a busy weekend and I'm working on finishing several projects I've had on the back burner. I'm doing class previews and decided to teach a new class that I think a lot of people … [Read more...]

64 – Quilt Hanging Options, Notions, Star Trek, and Ripping Quilting

My poor Honda Element gets some work done after breaking down the morning of my last podcast interview Joined the Aurifil thread club!  First magazine publication Nostalgia quilt top … [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...]

An Oscar Bag! Quiltsmart Midi Bag *almost* finished in one night.

Last night I worked on a sample for a new class I want to teach. This is the smaller version of the Mondo bag I made a while back.  The Mondo bag required 208 squares of fabric and the Midi … [Read more...]

Mail Call!

I love getting packages in the mail  but I always forget to share them on the blog for whatever reason! Hoping to be better about it in 2013. First up is not a mail package but I had to … [Read more...]