Dog Show Ribbon Quilt, Gemology and WIP

I've been working off and on with various projects and I feel like I'm making a lot of progress in several things that have been sitting around for years. I also finished the dog show ribbon … [Read more...]

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...]