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...]

Viking Dealer Update & Google Hangout #2 Video!

Yesterday after the podcast I thought I'd get the bright idea to do some embroidery while I was sewing my easy street blocks. I pulled out a towel to do a damask design on. Tension … [Read more...]

Cleaning and Purging + Lightscoop testing

I'm still cleaning out my studio and working on getting it ready for lots of UFO finishes. In the process I'm finding piles of swap blocks, class projects that are half-finished and scraps … [Read more...]

Announcing the Veteran’s Day Sew in! Now with Google Hangout!

Pam from Hip to Be a Square podcast and blog fame has been chatting with me regarding the Veteran's Day Sew In that is coming up! Normally we chat on Twitter and that's it but I thought it … [Read more...]

Future Live Broadcasts

On Wednesday night I did my first live broadcast from my sewing studio! I used UStream but didn't really care for it. So I'm going to try a new platform for my next show. I hope you'll join … [Read more...]

The Progress Post in Photos

I've been kind of silent in the blogosphere lately since I've been working on finishing a few quilts, writing the pouch tutorial and other misc. stuff.  I didn't think I'd have enough to … [Read more...]

Giveaway time! Win a copy of Quilt Design Wizard!

Win your very own copy of Quilt Design Wizard for PC! I'm celebrating the podcast reaching 50 episodes by giving away this fun and useful software! Design your quilt on the computer … [Read more...]

Leftovers – the quilt

I've been working on the HST units leftover from the snowball block quilt (see tutorial here).   Each block was trimmed down to 4" square. Since I'm going pretty scrappy with this and not … [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...]

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...]