Chevron quilt

January quilting goals: How’d I do

It’s time to come clean on how well I did at accomplishing my quilting goals for the month. I had a pretty long set of goals, and in retrospect it … Continue Reading →


January quilting goals

Transforming my sewing room into a nursery means I’ve got to get some of big projects out of the way before the baby arrives. And that means I have a … Continue Reading →


big stitch, hand quilting

Blood, guts and a sewing needle

I spent New Year’s Eve and Day doing two things, hand quilting and watching The Walking Dead marathon on AMC. I know, that’s kind of weird. I started watching the … Continue Reading →


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Finished quilts of 2014

This past year was pretty productive when it came to quilting. I finished seven quilts, four of which were UFOs when the year began. I didn’t finish all the UFOs … Continue Reading →


Signature Wedding Quilt

Wedding quilt reveal … no not mine, that’s still a UFO

This is the week of quilt top reveals. Not because I was extra good at fulfilling my New Year’s resolution to finish two quilts for every one I start, but … Continue Reading →


Rainbow lonestar quilt

2013 will be the year of the UFO

One of my biggest issues with quilt addiction is my constant need to start something new. I call it Quilters ADD, but my joke is becoming a problem. I just … Continue Reading →


I’m going through sewing machine withdrawal

I sewed one too many sweater mittens this winter. Last Thursday my sewing machine let me know it had ingested one too many lint particles from the felted sweaters and … Continue Reading →


On the border

I finished piecing the top of my sister’s signature quilt from her wedding. I think it needs a border. I’ve got an idea about what I want to do, but … Continue Reading →


A peak at the design wall

I had a great time at quilt retreat. I did nothing but sew and chat with other quilters for three days, and while my husband doesn’t understand why that was … Continue Reading →


Success: Signature quilt top is pieced

I’ll admit that there were times when I thought I’d never get around to sewing together the top to my signature quilt, but it is officially pieced together. I still … Continue Reading →