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...]

The Pressure to Get a Finish

Last year in March a blog post came out regarding "The Dumbing Down of Quilting" and I responded in my podcast from the viewpoint of being a beginner quilter. I haven't listened to that … [Read more...]

Wednesday Catchup

Neato format from Crafty Garden Mom!  I don't have a whole lot going on since it's turning out to be a busy week despite my machine being in the shop. Been sewing this: … [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...]

Tool Organization Tip of the Day

My studio setup has been bothering me for a few months now and I've been thinking about how to rearrange things to make it better.  I have several issues in the room that limit how I can set … [Read more...]

Fabric Diet Update

The Beautiful Reorganized Fabric Closet I've made it past the 2 week mark on my fabric diet! So far two people have decided to join me - Celia and Jill! They both e-mailed me their … [Read more...]

WIP Wednesday – I’m BACK!

I'm not sure where to start I've been so busy! Here is a summary of my week: Projects finished: 5 (3 twin quilts, 2 mug rugs) Works in Progress: 6 (Cardigan wallhanging, butterfly quilt, … [Read more...]

Quilting Efficiently

Last Sunday, I sewed up binding for six twin-sized quilts, trimmed five twin-sized quilted tops and finished piecing three twin-size quilt tops. I was sewing for about 8-9 hours straight (I … [Read more...]

Have Sewing Machine – Will Travel

A Quilters' Traveling Necessities Today I leave out for my trip and had a hard time deciding what to take with me.  We'll be staying at three different places so I didn't want a ton … [Read more...]

The Cleaning Bug

Yesterday I was working on a quilt and just got fed up with the layout of my stuff in my sewing room.  My cutting table was situated in front of my window which made opening and shutting the … [Read more...]