Erin Schlosser has written the perfect book for someone like me, new to home dec sewing.
Phew, it’s been a while! I’ve been blogging twice a week over at Modern Quilts Unlimited, so while I have been a busy blogger, it’s not been necessarily here. Today, though, I have been asked to be part of the Scrap Quilt Designer Showcase that is being hosted by Persimmon Dreams! Scrap quilts are, for […]
I can’t resist.
It’s been pedal to the metal over here, between getting designs prepped for Quilt Market next month, finishing revisions for the book, reviewing a project in a different book, submitting to magazines, and getting back into customer quilts. While some of it is still under wraps, I have a few things to share from the […]
Folks, if you’ve been wanting a Craftsy class, this is a great weekend for it, since all the classes are up tp 50% off. I’ve taken a LOT of classes with Craftsy (56! many watched, but not all), and can recommend the following as being excellent: Sewing and Quilting Kimmy Brunner’s “Machine Quilting with Templates” Debbie […]
So I’ve been working with lots and lots of fabrics lately, some bundled and some not. Some of my choices are quite close in color, and some come from different collections, but need to be eventually grouped together in a project. I like to prewash, so colors that are similar all get washed together. But, […]
Y’all. Are you going to QuiltCon? I will be there, and hopefully some of my quilts will be, too, both my own and ones I’ve quilted for others! However, did you know that if you’re a member, you get a discount for the things you sign up for? JUNE 13 is the last day to […]
Did that winter seem to never end or what? I still half expect there to be one more snow thing that happens or something, and I find myself staring out the window from the corner of my eye waiting for it to fall. How messed up is that? Anyhoo, it’s been a busy few weeks! […]
Not sure if the edge of your new piece is going to end up where you want it after you iron it? Line it up where you think it goes, and put a pin or two along the seam where the stitches would go. Fold it back as if you were ironing it to see if it […]
The last few days I’ve been having a hard time getting motivated. My cousin’s little boy, who’s three, has had his third open heart surgery this week. We live on the other side of the country, so I’ve been checking in frequently and trying not to be a pest with texts and IMs. Owen is […]