A few finishes, a guild meeting and pet updates

I've been enjoying working on some small projects lately while organizing my sewing room. I had a desparate need to put a lot of small notion items into containers so the One Hour Basket was … [Read more...]

Finished – One Hour Basket

Now that my studio is together I have a lot of baskets I need to make to hold all the little things in my closet! I browsed several tutorials and settled on The One Hour Basket. The One Hour … [Read more...]

Tutorial – Sea Glass Mermaid

Download the free pattern at Craftsy I've been itching to post this tutorial since I finished it over the weekend! This was a fun tutorial I did for Therm-o-web demonstrating my favorite … [Read more...]

Hedgehog, Pouf and Summer is here!

I've been in a flurry of sewing ADD. I probably have about 5 different projects scattered around my room right now in various states of being finished. I did get a few things finished this … [Read more...]

Finish: Quilt-as-you-go Dog Bed or Floor Pillow

This has been on my todo list for a while. I finally took the time this weekend to whip one up. I settled on using some of my 2.5" strips from my stash and did a log cabin block for the … [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...]

Free Pattern Friday – Pillows and Piping

New reader Sheryl e-mailed me this week with some great video tutorials she uses for piping and a suggestion on how to make my first pillow cover.  Her suggestions prompted me to look for … [Read more...]

Quilting away and some yard sale finds

I've got half the quilt quilted so far - all hooped on my embroidery machine.  I do have to sit and babysit this one since the quilt is pretty big and it likes to scoot around sometimes and … [Read more...]

41 – Juanita Yeager, Swap Blocks, Leftovers, New Toy

I attended a lecture and workshop with Juanita Yeager, art quilter. What a great experience! I worked on my blocks for the Scrappy Trip Around the World swap Playing with some leftovers … [Read more...]

Border Anxiety and Weekend Finishes

So I finished stitching all my blocks together on the snowball quilt late Saturday evening. It's always nice when good movies are on the premium channels so you can get lots done without … [Read more...]