Impromptu Progress and Features

I’ve got a couple things to share with you today.  First, I’ve made quite a bit of progress on my QAL quilt this week.  I’ve got all the fabric for the front cut out, and I pieced together all 12 of the blocks with the large solid center. I really think I’m going to love Read More …

Cold Vengeance – A Book Review

As some of you may know, I am an avid reader – at least some of the time.  There are periods when I go months without reading, but in the end, I always seem to pick up a book – and then I can’t stop reading again.  My most recent read is the book Cold Read More …

Crazy Quilt Block Sew-Along

I’m so excited that Sew Can She is having a Crazy Quilt Block Sew-Along! It’s a great excuse to learn the technique, if it’s new to you.  And there are prizes involved from some great places like fat quarter shop, the sewing loft, and fabric worm. Make sure to get involved with this sew-along if Read More …

Swimsuit Season

I can’t believe it’s almost swimsuit season again.  Even if it’s not time to wear one, it’s certainly time to go shop for one.  Now, I don’t look like a swimsuit model, but even if I did I love retro styles too much to want your average triangle top bikini.  Now, that’s not to say Read More …

Border Prints – Ahead of the Curve

I was doing a little internet browsing on ModCloth, one of my favorite internet sites, when I suddenly realized how many skirts and dresses there were with border prints in their store.  I have to say that I was actually really surprised.  When I first decided to make my border print dress I had a Read More …