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...]

Finish: Quilt-as-you-go Dog Bed or Floor Pillow

This has been on my todo list for a while. I finally took the time this weekend to whip one up. I settled on using some of my 2.5" strips from my stash and did a log cabin block for the … [Read more...]

Sometimes it just needs a border

I've got a bajillion deadlines coming up with all the classes I'm teaching in the fall so I'm working my butt off to get my samples done before previews. Yesterday I spent the day at Scrap … [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...]

Finished – Corgi Fairytale Quilt

Update: Pattern now available for purchase and instant download! After lamenting on my last podcast about not feeling like I knew where I fit in quilting this quilt came to be. I designed … [Read more...]

Catching up! Quilting, corgi keyfob and new challenge

The last few evenings I've been quilting the Nostalgia quilt. I finished last night and sprayed away my marking lines so it could dry before I bound it. I wasn't sure what to do in … [Read more...]

Quilting in Progress

I'm working on quilting the Iris quilt and since the final class preview for the melted crayon technique that I'm teaching is tonight I wanted to get the center part mostly done. I think I'm … [Read more...]

Quilt All of the Things

I have a whole bunch of tops that need quilting now, several of them have already been pin basted and are just waiting for me to get my act together. I haven't quilted anything in a while … [Read more...]

I’m getting a sewing cabinet!

I've been wanting a sewing cabinet for my computerized sewing machine  ever since I got my Singer 201-2 that is built into one and realized how easy it made piecing and quilting! I have an … [Read more...]