39 – Embroidery fun, Finishes, Rainbow Insomnia Progress, Listener Thank yous

Metro Embroidery Thread Rayon thread issues Tip about quilting in the hoop - cover your clips in masking tape to prevent them from popping off! Rainbow Insomnia and the different types … [Read more...]

38 – “The Jumbled Episode” Embroidery, Time Loss, Workshops

I'm trying out some new embroidery software - Stitch Era Universal I embroidered some shamrocks using an applique pattern Got some stuff digitized Spring Cleaning EQ 7 Aurifil … [Read more...]

37 – Behind the Scenes of Ep 36, WIP, Basil Update, Reorganization, Curtains

A little bit behind the scenes of the interview with Kimberly Einmo! Some of my works in progress: Rainbow Lonestar Black Floral Wallhanging UFO Test blocks for twin size … [Read more...]

36 – Interview with Kimberly Einmo, Author, Teacher and Creator of several rulers; plus a Giveaway!!

FULL TRANSCRIPT AVAILABLE HERE Download the podcast in iTunes On a lovely Wednesday in February I took the day off from work to accomplish two things: travel to the other side of the … [Read more...]

35 – Super Bowl Sew In, Embroidery Class, Rainbow Lone Star

I did quite a bit of sewing related stuff on Superbowl day! I also participated in the tweet chat when I could. Jelly roll fun - rainbow lone star I took my "intro to embroidery" class … [Read more...]

34 – Techie Stuff, Catching Up, Bogged Down, Gnomes

I made a big move from Blogger to Wordpress and how that might impact you - resubscribe in your Google Reader here: Subscribe in a reader Getting bogged down with commissions - a good … [Read more...]

33 – The Mom Interview, Puzzles, Cooking and some quilting

My parents came to visit so I convinced my mom to sit for an interview I cooked a lot while my parents were here (well more than usual) Pork roast Simple 2-ingredient … [Read more...]

32 – In The Hoop, Christmas, BDSI Wrapup, Spring Cleaning

I completed an Anita Goodesign project in the hoop and made a cute table topper!  I'll share my trials and tribulations with my embroidery machine. I received a few Christmas … [Read more...]

31 – Quilt Alongs, Strings, New Mic, Fabric Diet Update, Basil Has Surgery

Discovering how big my Christmas fabric stash really is I'm planning a Bargello Quilt Along and I hope you can join me! The fabric diet ends and I look back on my … [Read more...]

30 – Tutorials Galore, Recovery, Guild Stuff, Life Changes

I created two new tutorials that you might find helpful! Half-Square Triangles using Foundation Paper Corded Fabric Bowl Video Tutorial I was sick for about a week but I'm starting … [Read more...]

29 – Quilting Efficiently, Customer Service, Fabric Diet Update, 2011 Goal Update, More Longarming

  Playing Pinball is Serious Business! Read my recent post on some easy steps to improving your quilting efficiency! A short fabric diet update I love my new … [Read more...]

28 – Books Galore, Strings, I Go Retro, Mystery Quilt

Book Reviews!  Flower Show Quilts - Stunning Applique on a Patchwork Canvas - Lynn Ann Majidmehr  Big Block Quilts - Using Layer Cakes, Suite 16's, etc! -  Moose on the Porch … [Read more...]

27 – Needle and thread, “The Modern Garden” gets finished and I practice feathers galore!

Sketched Freeform Feathers If you missed my post on finishing "The Modern Garden" go take a look! Tons of pics. Follow me on Instagram! (Free iPhone app to share fun photos you can … [Read more...]

26 – Tech difficulties! I take a class, Book review, Quilt Guild Update, Challenge Quilt Design!

In no particular order: My plan for episode 26 didn't work out so this is my second attempt at it.  You can go see my UFO exploration slideshow if you want to listen to that! I took … [Read more...]

25 – Trips, Finishes, Longarm Issues, and more

Thank you commenters, twitters and e-mailers! I finished Hot Mess! Started a new job We took a long roadtrip to a few places in Florida (see my photos HERE) Tallahassee St. … [Read more...]

24 – Studio Tour, Comment catchup, A few finishes, Book review and Traveling

So many comments to catch up on! I've slacked off lately. Take a tour of my studio via my shaky iPhone! Can you spot the corgis? I finish a few projects: The "Hot … [Read more...]

23 – Projects Galore!, A new Tote, Life Happenings and a Bit about Batting

In no certain order: Two call ins this week – Kim and Charlene The Grandmothers Flower Monstrosity Grows out of its box I start a crazy quilting project at a crazy time and cut … [Read more...]

22 – Longarming, 1st Call-in Segment, New Fabric and a Rant

Update on embroidery machine search - I'm leaning towards the Brother 770D Listener call-in section Live giveaway - Keegan won my giveaway and I will send a little something to Kelly and … [Read more...]

21 – Injuries, diagrams, pattern planning

I injured my finger! Quiltsmart products came in! Join the Missouri Star Quilting Forum and chat with other quilting gals and guys Another lap quilt finish Planning something to … [Read more...]

20 – Two finishes, Fabric Cut, Swap Updates

Finished the Mondo Bag tote (click for photos) Finished my Bonnie Hunter Love Shack wallhanging Not the greatest photo (late at night) but you can see some of the obvious issues that I … [Read more...]

19 – A Mondo Bag/Product Review, Update on FriXion Pen, life update and quilt guild show happenings

I talk about the Quiltsmart interfacing product that I've tried out, I give some updates on the Pilot FriXion pen I spoke of in Episode 18 and some other life and quilt guild … [Read more...]

18 – My Scrappy Day Out, a Longarm Plan and a New Marking Pen

If you missed my very short post on my Bonnie K. Hunter class go see it if not just to look at all the wonderful photos!  I obviously had lots of fun and talk in detail about the class.  I … [Read more...]

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

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 … [Read more...]

16 – Busy, Busy, Busy, Plans, Fabric Basket and Mystery Quilt

I haven't been podcasting because I've been sewing a good deal lately working away on the lap quilt commissions.  Took a few days break before jumping into the next set of tops I need to cut … [Read more...]

15 – Hexagons, Pinwheels, Survey Results and Upcoming Trips

Better photos of my quilted fabric bowl: Hexagon Playtime Results of trying out the MSQC Charm Square Pinwheel technique: Stocking up … [Read more...]

14 – A Quilted Fabric Basket, Upcoming Swaps, How to Task Manage Your Crafts

Procrastination Project of the Week: Quilted Fabric Bowl This is the fabric basket from my recent Free Pattern Friday post.  It is reversible.  The only issue I had was when I zig-zagged … [Read more...]

13 – Guild Meeting, A Disney Trip, New Geeky Game, Magazines

Things I've been working on: Cutting fabric and starting blocks for two new lap quilts.  Cutting layer cake blocks is very time consuming.... Put the binding on my Secret Sunbonnet … [Read more...]

12 – The Scanty Quarter Inch, Princess Quilt Progress, Sunbonnet Sue and Agility Update

Princess Quilt Top (will add high-res photos later): Tackling that 1/4" Seam One of my swap partners on the latest block swap suggested that I discuss the whole quarter inch seam … [Read more...]

11 – More Book Reviews, Block Update, New Swap

I visited the library again - more book reviews! Hand Applique With Alex Anderson Florida Quilts Sunbonnet Sue and Scottie At Play Crazy Shortcut Quilts Small Scale Quiltmaking - … [Read more...]

10 – Guild Meeting, Mystery Quilt Class, Book Reviews, 10-Minute Block

Alice Means - guild guest speaker Guild Challenge Quilt Rules Changed Basil gets a diagnosis Do you have a Slice Fabrique?  Let me know what you think about it. Mystery Quilt class … [Read more...]