Gettin Stuff Done! Quilts, embroidery and a sewing machine rant.

I have a bunch of deadlines coming up so I've been working diligently on getting things completed. Friday night I attended a crafters night at Scrap and Sew. Anyone can come work on a sewing … [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...]

44 – I visit Sarasota, clean my sewing room, finish a big quilt and much more

We visited Yoder's Restaurant, Alma Sue's Quilts and the Ringling Museum. Here is that "special exhibition" I talked about with the vintage quilts that I didn't care for. Photos from … [Read more...]

Quilt progress, embroidery project, new page and a card game review

I finished quilting the monster quilt yesterday and now I've gotta trim and measure it to make sure I have enough binding. I hope to get the trimming done tonight and make any extra binding … [Read more...]

Jelly Roll Race Quilt Revealed!

Mom got her quilt in the mail today so I can finally reveal pictures of the finished quilt.  I think it turned out very nice! The border is fabric I had in my sewing studio and I thought it … [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...]

Quilting away and some yard sale finds

I've got half the quilt quilted so far - all hooped on my embroidery machine.  I do have to sit and babysit this one since the quilt is pretty big and it likes to scoot around sometimes and … [Read more...]

How to quilt using your embroidery machine

This is a basic tutorial for simple quilting in the hoop without marking your quilt top.  It is good practice if you ever want to move on to doing special designs in specific shapes, blocks … [Read more...]

Block placement and a label

Last night I did some multitasking! I stitched out a quilt label for one of my blog followers and while that was going on the Topaz 20 I took my blocks for my commission quilt and started … [Read more...]

Goings on

I had the full intention of publishing the next podcast episode on Sunday but things just didn't turn out like I thought they would. I recorded on my laptop and the recordings came out … [Read more...]