Tab top valance tutorial

Sewing room to nursery: To-do list

The big day is just five weeks away – that is if my little guy or girl decides to arrive on time – and I still have a lot of … Continue Reading →


dog, puppy, baby quilt

A crib quilt for each day of the week

My baby hasn’t even been born yet and already he or she could use their own quilt rack. Thanks to wonderfully talented family and friends, my baby is definitely going … Continue Reading →


Free Motion Quilting with Features, Angela Walters, Craftsy

Feather fail

I gave feathers a try for the first time on the longarm, and as you can tell by the feathers going in two different directions above, it is safe to … Continue Reading →


Sit down work station1

Swollen feet and improvising

I’ve had one heck of a case of swollen feet and ankles for the past two weeks. My normal habit of coming home from work and sewing has been replaced … Continue Reading →


patchwork chevron

Secret quilting project reveal

I’ve wrote a few times about a secret quilting project I’ve been working on and I can finally reveal it in full here. The quilt was a group project made … Continue Reading →


Baby Sophisticate, Linden Down, Louisa Harding Yarns, Millas, Ravelry

I can’t just put my feet up

I was on a roll. I had sit-n-sew last Friday night and I had prepped all the half square triangles for the April Block of the Month and had them … Continue Reading →


Baby Sophisticate, knitting, knitting for baby, Linden Down, Lousia Harding Yarns, Millias, Ravelry

Knitting, the thing I do when I can’t sew

Last week I had the flu. The go to the ER for some fluids because you can’t even keep water down kind of flu. I went back to work Friday … Continue Reading →


puppy applique crib quilt

March quilting goals: How’d I do

It’s time for the monthly accounting of how much I set out to do verses what I actually accomplished. I had a pretty productive month, although as usual it wasn’t … Continue Reading →


April

April Block of the Month

Welcome back to the Quilt Addicts Anonymous Block of the Month! This month we’re getting started on the first pieced border. There are 20 blocks, to make, but they’re easy … Continue Reading →


Reason #357 why it is awesome to live next door to a quilter

About four years ago I packed up and headed to my first quilt retreat. I brought so much stuff with me my husband joked that it looked like I was … Continue Reading →