Tools of the Trade

This can be overwhelming!!! I think new quilters can get overwhelmed when they see all the tools, rulers, templates and such available to quilters and they have no idea what they need … [Read more...]

12 – The Scanty Quarter Inch, Princess Quilt Progress, Sunbonnet Sue and Agility Update

Princess Quilt Top (will add high-res photos later): Tackling that 1/4" Seam One of my swap partners on the latest block swap suggested that I discuss the whole quarter inch seam … [Read more...]

05 – Sewing Machine Saga, Basting, Book Review & Quilty Updates

Thank you commenters! What I've Been Up To Commission Progress (Ribbon Quilts, Blue and White Lap Quilt) Basting Adventures Sharon Schamber Basting Tutorial Video 1 Sharon … [Read more...]

Labeling – After the Fact

I listened to a recent podcast episode of Quilting for the Rest of Us and realized how I've completely avoided labeling my quilts. I'm regretting it now. It isn't for lack of thinking about … [Read more...]

A Basting Fool

My goal yesterday was to get my quilt pin basted and I took my sweet time doing it.   Part of the issue was that I had to vacuum my floors prior to taping down the layers since I … [Read more...]

Two Left Feet

The darning foot I ordered from Sew Vac just was not working for me.  The plastic housing that went around the foot shank just kept moving and wouldn't ever stay still.  It was … [Read more...]