I have a post over on the BERNINA blog, We All Sew where I talk about how I keep my bobbins neat and the thread from unwinding all over the place! Head on over and check it out, and while you’re there, be sure to check on the posts for their Countdown to Christmas. While I […]
…and by the end of that month it will become a habit. That’s the goal of this challenge that Cheryl Sleboda has issued. It’s a 31 day Blog Writing Challenge! I’ve been wanting to get back to writing for a long time: I enjoy it; it lets me put my thoughts out there in a […]
If you’re following the original post, Rafflecopter is updated and showing the randomly selected winner! I am happy to announce that the winner is Kelly Kreft! Kelly, I will be sending you an email soon. Thank you, everyone, for participating!
This is the end of the blog tour for Wanderlust Quilts! I hope that you’ve had a chance to acquaint yourself with the other hoppers, because all of them are passionate people who love quilts and quilters, and I admire them all so , so much! I wanted to share with you today what may have been […]
One of my favorite things about quilting for others, and that I’m most proud of, is helping people finish their quilts in the way they want, so that they look their best. My goal with my quilting is to take the top my customer has worked so hard on and add my quilting as […]
And so it begins, sometimes: the vast expanse of a quilt before us, the anxiety of figuring out where to start and what to do feels overwhelming and freezes us in place. We stare at it, wander away, and get a cup of tea, wander back, stare some more. Sound familiar? We’ve all been there. As […]
A couple of weeks before Market, my friend Victoria asked me if I could quilt something for a special exhibit featuring her Double Wedding Ring quilts. She needed some help, and I was glad I could step in. Victoria had originally envisioned this quilt as a marriage between traditional and modern, blending the two together, and […]
Welcome, friends! I am very proud to announce the blog hop for my book Wanderlust Quilts, which has been in the making since the first QuiltCon. When it came time to organize things for the hop, I wanted to make sure that it was fun and interesting and eclectic, and covered the wide range of influences and […]
Wow, I really got sucked into this vintage movie by Simplicity. THAT’S RIGHT, BETTY, LET THE PATTERN TELL YOU. Cringeworthy and hilarious, especially the shame spiral at the beginning, but there is still seriously useful information once you get further in.
I am back from a wild and crazy few months! Quilt Market marked the end of last-minute stress-inducing projects and now that I am back home I realized that I missed writing my blog posts. I don’t always have great pictures but I do think I have moderately interesting thoughts to share, and I really miss […]