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...]

What’s on my plate

After a long day of driving back and forth from Easter lunch on Sunday I got home and vegged out on the couch watching some movies and stuff while trimming away at my snowball block … [Read more...]

Swap Item reveal and a jelly roll race quilt

My swap partner for the Ugly Fabric Swap Part 2 received her item so I can reveal what it was now! I picked up a black messenger bag and did some embroidery on top. I think the … [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...]

40 – Techie Quilting Tools, Rainbow Insomnia Finish, Pinterest Rant, embroidery

Techie Stuff for Quilting and Embroidery iPad/iPod/iPhone apps Fabric Converter Robert Kaufman's Quilt Calc Block Fab Block Tool Fabric Stash Fabric Journal Quilt … [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...]

39 – Embroidery fun, Finishes, Rainbow Insomnia Progress, Listener Thank yous

Metro Embroidery Thread Rayon thread issues Tip about quilting in the hoop - cover your clips in masking tape to prevent them from popping off! Rainbow Insomnia and the different types … [Read more...]

Shredding and needle threader breakage

Last night was super frustrating. I hired a digitizer to create some corgi silhouette applique designs for me since I don't feel confident enough to do it myself yet in Stitch Era Universal … [Read more...]

Rainbow Insomnia – quilting finished!!

I finished the quilting on Rainbow Insomnia last night.  I was going to wait until I put the binding on to show a final photo of the result but I just couldn't wait any longer! Here is … [Read more...]

Making Time

A few days ago I sat down and figured out how much sewing time I have now that my husband is on a different shift.  Before his job changed I sewed usually an average of 22 hours a week. Now … [Read more...]