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...]

One down, one to go!

I finished my mother's quilt on Sunday and it will go out in the mail today.  Once she receives it I'll share photos! Quilting on my embroidery machine was very time consuming but it made a … [Read more...]

43 – Interview with Listener Tracy and Quickie Update

I interviewed one of my listeners Tracy regarding her recent longarm purchase and renovation of her quilting space. Here are photos of her new area: … [Read more...]