Spending time with Betty and Veronica my vintage Singer machines

It's been very dreary and rainy this past week, moreso than the typical tropical Florida summer thunderstorm weather. The corgis and I have been entertaining ourselves indoors. I pulled out … [Read more...]

WIP Wednesday – Progress!!

I'm really making a lot of progress on old projects. As it stands today I have two quilts ready for binding/labeling (my half-square triangle Origins quilt and my Butterfly quilt) and one … [Read more...]

Finished – Gemology and Bamboo Pillow

Two new finishes to share! I think these are my favorite type of posts since they seem to rarely happen.  I do hope that changes.  Anyhoo - First up is the Gemology pillow! This is a paper … [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...]

Color and Machine Embroidery Mmmmm

Urban Threads embroidery is hosting a coloring contest using one of their freebie embroidery designs. I jumped on this the day after they announced and started coloring away with some … [Read more...]

Boundless Solids – Fabric Review & Rainbow Pillow

Craftsy has a beautiful new line of solid fabrics manufactured in Japan called Boundless and they asked me to try out one of their bundles.  They've packaged several different colorways … [Read more...]

Finished – One Hour Basket

Now that my studio is together I have a lot of baskets I need to make to hold all the little things in my closet! I browsed several tutorials and settled on The One Hour Basket. The One Hour … [Read more...]

Monday Photo Catchup – Tinkerbell, Serger fun and Technicolor Galaxy progress

The last week and a half I've been battling whatever Phlegmy plague has been traveling around my office. I'm finally on the tail end of it so I'm hoping I can record another podcast episode … [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...]