Steampunk Crazy Quilt Finished

As you may remember, I finished steampunk crazy quilt top last month.  When it was finished, I set about looking for a quilter willing to do the quilting for me.  Even though all I wanted for the quilting was something simple, outlining of a few of the blocks, none of the local quilters wanted to Read More …

Giveaway Winner

Congratulations to Tanja for winning a copy of Lolita Patterns latest dress pattern, Gunmetal!  Check your email for information about how to get your pattern. For everyone who didn’t win, you can still get a copy of this great pattern, either in PDF or print form from the Lolita Patterns website.  And while you’re there, Read More …

Christmas is Coming Along

My Christmas crazy quilt is starting to come along.  Which is really quite surprising as I haven’t been working on it anywhere near as much as I should.  With my steampunk crazy quilt, I spent about an hour or so each evening, piecing my blocks and then spent another couple hours each night working on Read More …

Gunmetal – A Lolita Patterns Dress & Giveaway

I was super excited a couple weeks ago when Leila (you may know her from The Three Dresses Project) asked me to try out and make a promotional version of Lolita Pattern’s latest release, Gunmetal.  It was the first time I’d ever been asked to make a test/promotional version of a pattern, and it was Read More …

Let’s Talk Turkey (Leftovers)

Now that Halloween is over, it’s time to start talking about Turkey, and all the other things that go with Thanksgiving. So today, I’m sharing with you a great way to use some of your Thanksgiving leftovers. Remember my recipe for Chicken and Gnocchi soup?  Have you considered making it with some of the leftovers Read More …

Christmas Sewing

It’s November already, which means time to start on my Christmas sewing.  OK, so I started this project a couple weeks ago. But in my defense, I am making myself another embellished crazy quilt, so I expect it to take a while to put together.  Actually, I expect to be working on it until after Read More …