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...]

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...]

Hedgehog, Pouf and Summer is here!

I've been in a flurry of sewing ADD. I probably have about 5 different projects scattered around my room right now in various states of being finished. I did get a few things finished this … [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...]