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...]

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...]

Is the fear of failure holding you back?

"I could never do that." - Overheard at many a quilt show I know a lot of quilters that are perfectionists. I'm sure you know a few too; they're the ones that point out 10 mistakes the … [Read more...]

The Making of Corgi Fairytale

I wanted to share the progress photos that I took during the making of Corgi Fairytale. It's kind of weird doing this backwards - normally I've already blogged the progress of a quilt but … [Read more...]