WIP Wednesday – Adventures in Airbrushing

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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

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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

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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...]

Take the drag out of free motion quilting

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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...]

Memorial Day Sew In – Photos!

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I got a new tool! The Versa Tool by Handiquilter has lots of different applications and so far I like it a lot even on my sit-down longarm. They don't recommend using longarm rulers on … [Read more...]

WIP Wednesday – Experimentation and Nostalgia

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I haven't been doing a lot of sewing the past few weeks. I'm slowly getting back into the groove of things though. I did a bit of experimentation with some Pigma Paintstiks on fabric. That … [Read more...]

“Wander” – The Hot Air Balloon Quilt

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Saturday morning I had a burst of inspiration and decided to make a small, scrappy hot air balloon. I had no idea how I was going to use it or if it would ever be finished into a quilt. I … [Read more...]

Ticker Tape Applique Quilt Finish

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This quilt is a sample for a class I'm teaching next Quarter. I love how it came together and enjoyed the process of making it so much. It would work for a large or small quilt and is … [Read more...]

Small Project Updates

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Sorry I've been AWOL - going through some personal stuff right now and I haven't been in a good place to blog or podcast.  I'm not sure when that will change  so I appreciate any support you … [Read more...]

Tinkerbell Quilt progress

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My Tinkerbell Quilt got a border on last week (boy I haven't done a mitered border in a while!).  I also took the time to quilt the center and do the applique stitch before Kismet broke. … [Read more...]