Corgi Pride – Quilted Pillow Tutorial

Just in time for Pride weekend - a new tutorial! I love this rainbow corgi on a decorative pillow. I'll show you how to make this in my latest YouTube tutorial: Download Applique … [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...]

KQC – Live on Facebook

Facebook has finally rolled out the Live feature where I can broadcast from my studio live to my Facebook page and show you what I'm working on! It also allows me to answer questions as … [Read more...]

WIP Wednesday – Adventures in Airbrushing

My journey in airbrushing has been a frustrating one. When I first got the idea for this technique I had never airbrushed anything except makeup onto my face and I wasn't sure how it would … [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...]

Nearing the Finish Line

I'm getting close to having Hopscotch Lane finished.  I completed the quilting portion last weekend and put the binding on a day later after I trimmed it. I assumed I'd have plenty of time … [Read more...]

Take the drag out of free motion quilting

When I bought my Powerquilter I had to think about ways to help reduce drag on large quilts as I'd be working on them. I didn't purchase the extension table leafs because I thought perhaps I … [Read more...]

Memorial Day Sew In – Photos!

I got a new tool! The Versa Tool by Handiquilter has lots of different applications and so far I like it a lot even on my sit-down longarm. They don't recommend using longarm rulers on … [Read more...]

“Wander” – The Hot Air Balloon Quilt

Saturday morning I had a burst of inspiration and decided to make a small, scrappy hot air balloon. I had no idea how I was going to use it or if it would ever be finished into a quilt. I … [Read more...]

Tinkerbell Quilt progress

My Tinkerbell Quilt got a border on last week (boy I haven't done a mitered border in a while!).  I also took the time to quilt the center and do the applique stitch before Kismet broke. … [Read more...]