Jefferson Starship Mini Quilt

Jefferson Starship mini quilt closeup

I finished up the first of the Focus Through the Prism challenges today.  The block to incorporate this month was the Friendship Star. My version of the quilt, “Jefferson Starship,” features a patchwork design, with multiple friendship stars in different … Continue reading

WIP Wednesday

Progress in the last week has been mostly made by others. I got a quilt back from the quilter yesterday.  It still needs trimmed and bound, but the quilt came out beautifully. I’m also working on adding sleeves to the … Continue reading

Schrodinger’s Cat Mini Quilt

churn dash quilt

I finished up the first of the Focus Through the Prism challenges today.  The block to incorporate this month was the Churn Dash, sometimes called the Monkey Wrench. My version of the quilt, “Schrodinger’s Cat,” features an offset block inside … Continue reading

WIP Wednesday

brown eye spy block

Sewing has been slow going this week. I just haven’t felt inspired to do much. But I did get a couple more eye spy blocks finished.  They are coming along nicely, though there are no where near enough yet. The … Continue reading

Free J.D. Salinger Printable

Free J.D. Salinger print in warm tones

Everyone seemed to enjoy my last free printable, so I thought I would make you all another one. This one has a more grungy feel and features a quote from J.D. Salinger. As with the last print, I am making … Continue reading

WIP Wednesday


The big project theme this week has been cleaning things up. When I started my sewing area was such a mess that I couldn’t even see my sewing machines. They’re visible now, but I’m still not done with the cleaning. … Continue reading

Handmade Jewelry

zebra bracelt

One of my favorite online bloggers, Daenel of Living Outside the Stacks, recently shared some fabulous jewelry from Sloan & Themis. I absolutely love their products, and they inspired me to get out some of my old jewelry supplies and … Continue reading

“A Year from Now” Free Gallery Printable

"A Year from Now" gallery print in red

I’ve been looking around for some gallery wall artwork recently, and I came across a cool old typographic poster that read: “A year from now what will I wish I had done today?”  This seemed like the perfect poster to … Continue reading

Letterpress Art

letterpress art

A while back, I came into possession of a collection of old letterpress blocks from an old local print shop. I have a few of them into my table made from a letterpress tray, but that left a very large … Continue reading