Featherweight Help Needed

Thanks to my wonderful husband, and the magic of the internet, we were able to order a new cable to hook to the foot pedal for my Featherweight and get everything installed.  My husband is magic with electricity, and machines of all sorts. However, I still haven’t gotten to do any sewing with my machine. Read More …

Steampunk Crazy Pillow

As you may have noticed, since it’s after Christmas, and I haven’t posted about the Christmas crazy quilt. It isn’t done.  And it made me a little sad.  And what better way to make yourself happy than to have a nice quick finish?  My solution? A pillow case to match my Steampunk crazy quilt. For Read More …

A Christmas for Sewing

My husband gave me the best Christmas present I could think of, and better yet, I wasn’t expecting it.  He bought me a Singer Featherweight sewing machine! There’s a little damage to the cord that Matt wants to fix before he’ll let me use it.  He’s afraid I might burn up the motor with the Read More …

Happy Mail Day

I got a lovely package in the mail today from Quilt Fabric Closeouts. I got some great themed fabric, which I am looking forward to using in an upcoming project: the panel and a half yard of checker print from the Communique line from Wilmington Prints. I also picked up the end of bolt of Read More …

Christmas Decorating

With the ridiculous amount of snow we got on Friday, I decided that it was time to do a little Christmas decorating. And with all of the vehicles were snowed in, it wasn’t like I could do anything else. So, I got my husband to drag up a few tubs of Christmas decorations – the Read More …

Virtual Craft Night Ups My Progress

Thanks to 2 evenings of Virtual Craft Night over the long holiday, I’ve made amazing progress on my Christmas Crazy Quilt.  I’ve managed to piece together, embellish and faux sash the top left quarter of my quilt. On top of that, I have been able to get several other sections in progress, including these 2 Read More …

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 …