Using the Bonnie Hunter Patchwork Seam Guide

A few months ago Bonnie Hunter (my favorite scrap quilt designer) came out with a little acrylic patchwork seam guide. ┬áThis is a little acrylic guide used mostly on vintage machines in … [Read more...]

“Nostalgia” is coming along

I finished sewing the tubes last night and cut them into blocks! There were a lot of them, even with a few blocks I had to discard due to miscuts. I scattered them across my pressing … [Read more...]

Strip piecing galore! Plus Cruise Tote and new toys…

I've had two honeybuns from April Cornell's "Nostalgia" collection sitting on my shelf gathering dust. I originally planned to make a log cabin with them but decided last week to break them … [Read more...]

Bonding with Betty

I love my Singer 201-2. She pieces beautifully and her thread tension is wonderful. She's nice and quiet too! The only things I wish she had is a knee lift and a wide foot pedal but I love … [Read more...]

Major Orca Bay Progress

I started Orca Bay last year and my progress stalled around clue #6 before it was stuck into a tray until I picked it back up a week or so ago. Since the new mystery was starting so soon I … [Read more...]

48 – Lots of Reviews, Sew Day, and Strings

Quilting Book review - String Fling by Bonnie Hunter I can see said the blind man (I'm getting glasses) TV Tray Portable Pressing table made Sew day with Tampa Modern Quilt … [Read more...]

Feeddog Bunnies, Fabric Flowers, Movie Review

On Saturday I decided to attempt to use an attachment on Betty that I'd never tried before. ┬áThe ruffler. It came in the box of attachments that I got with Betty when I picked her up. I had … [Read more...]

Commission progress!

I fit in about an hour of sewing time last night and stitched out some of my new designs! The test stitch out went so well I started embroidering my blocks. Here is my Labradoodle test … [Read more...]

Finally some weekend sewing!

I managed to get quite a bit done this weekend which hasn't happened for a while! Between guild meetings, quilt show meetings, husband duty and other stuff my weekends haven't left a lot of … [Read more...]

Banners and Snowball Blocks

I had a super busy weekend but still managed to get some stuff accomplished in my sewing room. The Topaz came home last Wednesday evening from her spa day and I didn't get a chance to use … [Read more...]