Spending time with Betty and Veronica my vintage Singer machines

It's been very dreary and rainy this past week, moreso than the typical tropical Florida summer thunderstorm weather. The corgis and I have been entertaining ourselves indoors. I pulled out … [Read more...]

WIP Wednesday – Progress!!

I'm really making a lot of progress on old projects. As it stands today I have two quilts ready for binding/labeling (my half-square triangle Origins quilt and my Butterfly quilt) and one … [Read more...]

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...]

The UFO Confessional 2016

I've been putting this off mainly because dealing with all my UFOs kind of gives me a bit of anxiety (seeing them┬ámakes them┬áreal). These are only the UFOs in my closet. Outside of the … [Read more...]

Feathers, Feathers and the Butterfly Quilt

This is a UFO that's over 2 years old and I decided to pull it out and work on the darn thing so I could get a better feel for Anne. I've had The Butterfly Quilt hanging in my closet for a … [Read more...]

When It’s Okay to Let Go of those UFOs – AKA: Fun with Flowcharts

Moving out of my old sewing space prompted me to take an inventory of my UFOs. I realized I had several UFOs that I'd lost interest in or I just wasn't enjoying the process of making them … [Read more...]

WIP Wednesday – Mostly Easy Street!

I'm still getting to know Kismet with lots of piecing and last night was no exception. I unhooked the embroidery unit and got her setup to do some more piecing so we could knock out Part 3 … [Read more...]

Major Orca Bay Progress

I started Orca Bay last year and my progress stalled around clue #6 before it was stuck into a tray until I picked it back up a week or so ago. Since the new mystery was starting so soon I … [Read more...]

Cleaning and Purging + Lightscoop testing

I'm still cleaning out my studio and working on getting it ready for lots of UFO finishes. In the process I'm finding piles of swap blocks, class projects that are half-finished and scraps … [Read more...]

WIP Wednesday – July catchup

I've got a lot of irons in the fire but I'm getting to the bottom of the hole I think. Huge thank you to Kati for sending me the lovely peach batik to make my fabric flower! I had no … [Read more...]