27 – Needle and thread, “The Modern Garden” gets finished and I practice feathers galore!

Sketched Freeform Feathers If you missed my post on finishing "The Modern Garden" go take a look! Tons of pics. Follow me on Instagram! (Free iPhone app to share fun photos you can … [Read more...]

The Modern Garden Revealed

I put the finishing touches on The Modern Garden quilt today.  It is my guild challenge quilt that I'm entering into this years contest.  We were provided two ugly fabrics and allowed to use … [Read more...]

Because you needed some cute inspiration…

I've been lax on my blogging lately and I don't really know why.  Well... I guess I do - I keep getting distracted with projects and feel like I'm not working on what I should be working … [Read more...]

02 – Guilds, Free Motion Quilting, Multitasking and Book Reviews

Notes on my podcast: A thanks to all my commenters! Free Pattern Friday - My experience on joining a quilt guild and why you should too How I've worked on my free motion … [Read more...]

Quilting in Progress

Got some quilting done tonight.  Still need to quilt the borders but I was able to finish the insides of these wallhangings that I'm getting ready to go on Etsy.  Enjoy! Can you … [Read more...]

Pinwheel Pandemonium is Done

I finally finished my first big quilt.  Stitched the last part of the binding last night.  Still need to run it through the wash once but I think it looks good. … [Read more...]

Corner border pattern

I like the paisley style of the pattern. I should have chosen a darker thread but it's ok, it's subtle. … [Read more...]

Pinwheel Block – Quilted

After drawing out several designs on the block this was the only one I felt sort of good about so I decided to go for it.  I'm keeping the quilt for myself so if I mess up I'm the one … [Read more...]

Singer 201 free motion practice

I read online that the only real way to get my thread tension problem worked out was to make up a bunch of quilt sandwiches and just go for it. So I played with it for over an hour tonight … [Read more...]

Two Left Feet

The darning foot I ordered from Sew Vac just was not working for me.  The plastic housing that went around the foot shank just kept moving and wouldn't ever stay still.  It was … [Read more...]