Schiffer Publishing, Decorating Eggs: Exquisite Designs with Wax & Dye, Jane Pollak, Dare to Dance: An Art Quilt Challenge, Mary Kerr, LOOK INSIDE! Other Books You May Enjoy! Celebrate the Day with Quilts: An Art Quilt Challenge, Shannon Gingrich Shirley,

Quilt book giveaway!

It’s an art quilt book giveaway! Schiffer Publishing has provided three of its latest releases for a giveaway. To enter, comment below on which book you’d like to win and … Continue Reading →


Free Block of the Month

August Block of the Month

This month we’re making quarter square triangles, also known as hour glass units, from squares. It’s a new block for this quilt, but the technique is very similar to making … Continue Reading →


How to spray baste a king sized quilt

How to spray baste a king-sized quilt

I may have registered my maple leaf log cabin quilt for my guild’s quilt show in September. Which means I actually have to finish it. The top has been done … Continue Reading →


Little Sister's Dress, Tora Froseth, Cascade Yarns, Heritage Silk Paints, Superwash Wool, Mulberry Silk

Casting on

I’m in love with quick baby knits. Often the sewing projects I work on are so involved and time consuming, that whipping up a cute baby sweater for Angela seems … Continue Reading →


Don’t get it wet or feed it after midnight

I have a few quilting rules, most of them regulate what I can and cannot attempt to sew after 10 p.m. Paper piecing is at the top of the do … Continue Reading →


Let's Get Creative with Quilt Labels

Review: ‘Let’s Get Creative with Quilt Labels’ offers inspiration, tutorials

Let’s face it. We love our quilts and hope those we give them to or inherit them after we’re gone, will cherish the quilts and always remember the occasion for … Continue Reading →


Week 6

One baby, one quilt

One quilt, one picture every Thursday and one baby growing up too fast. I’ve been taking weekly pictures of Angela using the quilt my aunt made for her as the … Continue Reading →


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Nap time quilting

Nap time quilting.  It’s a popular pastime among quilting moms, there are even entire blogs dedicated to it. And now I’m one of the nap time quilters cramming as much into nap … Continue Reading →


Angela Sundress

Pretty girls and little dresses

I took June off as a kind of maternity leave from the blog, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been sewing. Angela is on a pretty predictable schedule, which means … Continue Reading →


block of the month, free quilt pattern

July Block of the Month

We are officially halfway through the year and we’re getting toward the end of our quilt. There are just four, 12-inch blocks to make each month through the end of … Continue Reading →