Super Mario Quilt Finish and Blog Musings

This quilt was pretty much all I worked on over my holiday break. I had a deadline to get it to my guild by January 13th and I had a work conference I'd be out of town for right before the … [Read more...]

Coquette Jelly Roll Race Finish – UFO from 2012…. also a rant about borders

I am working my way through my UFOs and obliterating them one by one. This UFO is from 2012 and originated as a jelly roll race that my mom began sewing and then she sent it back to me to … [Read more...]

Finding My Way Back & Super Mario Quilt Update

In 2015 when my marriage ended I pretty much had to put quilting on hold to focus on rebuilding my life.  It remained like that for nearly two years as I adjusted to the new way of things. … [Read more...]

Holiday Catchup – Mexico, UFO Work, Planning for 2018

It's been a busy few months in my world. Since finishing and shipping off Finding Balance I've been lining up projects to finish as Christmas gifts and other deadlines that are coming up. I … [Read more...]

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 makes them real). 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...]