Tutorial – Sea Glass Mermaid

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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!

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...]

Block placement and a label

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Last night I did some multitasking! I stitched out a quilt label for one of my blog followers and while that was going on the Topaz 20 I took my blocks for my commission quilt and started … [Read more...]

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

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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...]