Valentine Pillow Cover

I seem to be making a habit of making a pillow cover to match each of my most recent quilts.  So, I now present you with a simple pillow cover that I made to go with my Valentine’s Day Quilt. For this particular pillow cover, I chose to use one of the sampler style motifs Read More …

A Tiny Addition (to my sewing machine collection)

I stopped by one of the local antique malls over the weekend, hoping to find some inexpensive, but classy jewelry to wear to my brother-in-law’s wedding.  No luck on the jewelry, but when I stopped to look at a vintage camera (they’re beautiful, I always stop for them), I happened upon the most adorable sewing Read More …

Romance as a Quilt

Over the last couple weeks, I’ve been piecing yet another crazy quilt.  That in itself isn’t surprising.  What’s surprising is that it’s a Valentine’s Day quilt.  That means lots of pink.  Pink isn’t normally my color, but I ran across a great vintage-inspired Valentine’s Day print fabric at JoAnn’s, and when I did, I knew Read More …

#thegreatfabricdestash

A couple weeks ago, someone on instagram got the brilliant idea to start a hashtag for a big fabric destashing project.  I think it was @twomoreseconds, as she has a blog post about it. But, what started out as a small destash of fabrics exploded. Almost all of the crafty people I followed on instagram Read More …

Designing a Quilt

I picked up some amazing fabrics last weekend, knowing that I wanted to make a quilt with them, but having no idea what I wanted that quilt to look like.  Why do I do this to myself? Because I had a gift card for the store and everything was 15% off, that’s why.  The fabric Read More …