Playing In-The-Hoop, class previews

I didn't do much sewing last week so I tried to make up for it yesterday. I needed to do two pincushions for a swap I'm participating in and decided to do a few extra mini-pincushions in … [Read more...]

A little bit of sashiko

I've had a collection of sashiko designs in my embroidery folder on my PC for a while and tonight I finally had an excuse to stitch one out! I'm in the "Taste of the Orient" mini quilt swap … [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...]

String Flings and Lifestyle Changes

I have two swaps that I'm hosting in July and August involving string blocks so this week I've been working on getting those out of the way and finished so they are ready to mail once they … [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...]

Upcoming Block Swap – Scrappy Trips Around the World – April 2012

I wanted to generate some interest in this upcoming swap because I think it is going to be lots of fun especially if you are a scrap quilter! Scrappy Trip Around the World Block … [Read more...]

33 – The Mom Interview, Puzzles, Cooking and some quilting

My parents came to visit so I convinced my mom to sit for an interview I cooked a lot while my parents were here (well more than usual) Pork roast Simple 2-ingredient … [Read more...]

Two UFOs Transformed

I just finished packaging everything up for my final swaps for this year.  One of the swaps was easy, just some 2.5" Jelly roll strips to mail out (already had lots cut so just had to pick … [Read more...]

Swap Updates and upcoming swaps

The Quiltcast Supergroup Swap group has lots of fun swaps coming up!  Our last swap for the year is a Mug Rug swap and the signup deadline for that is today, November 1. Each person … [Read more...]

26 – Tech difficulties! I take a class, Book review, Quilt Guild Update, Challenge Quilt Design!

In no particular order: My plan for episode 26 didn't work out so this is my second attempt at it.  You can go see my UFO exploration slideshow if you want to listen to that! I took … [Read more...]