WIP Wednesday

Yet another week has gone by with my regular sewing machine in the shop. It will be 3 full weeks on Saturday. But the good news is, that gave me a reason to talk my husband into actually getting my Featherweight oiled. So, I’ve been using it to create this week’s Project Quilting challenge quilt. Read More …

Wilmington Prints Trunk Show

I was lucky enough to attend the Wilmington Prints Trunk Show at Let’s Sew on Valentine’s Day. It was a lot of fun to see some of the great things we could make with Wilmington’s yardage and  pre-cut 2.5″ strips. The Square Knot quilt was lovely and features a lot of the essentials lines which Read More …

Works in Progress

Nothing completed this week, but I made some progress in using up my scrap Christmas fabric. I made a couple of Christmas ornaments that match my quilt, and pulled left over scraps for a second, simpler quilt for the couch. I’m also working on picking out blocks to go in the bunny medallion quilt, as Read More …

Using Up Christmas Scraps

Once I finished up my Christmas Crazy Quilt last week, I realized that I had a ridiculous amount of scraps left over from that quilt, so I’m using up my scraps in the best way I know how – more crazy quilt goodness. To start, I was inspired by Margreet de Reus’s Christmas Mobile Ornaments Read More …

Works in Progress

I actually feel like I made some progress this week! I finished my String Theory quilt. And I also finished the top of my Christmas crazy quilt, got it quilted, and am in the process of binding it. I want to wait to share the whole quilt with you when it’s done, but here’s a Read More …

Works in Progress

This last week has been a good week for getting things done. I got my Betty Bowler bag finished late last week. It came out really nicely. The only thing I would change about the pattern, would be to use a heavier interfacing so that the bag would hold it’s shape a little better. I Read More …

My Cotton+Steel Betty Bowler

I recently purchased some fabric from Sarah Watts‘ August Line for Cotton+Steel with the intention of making a bag, but didn’t know what bag I wanted to make. I ended up deciding on the Betty Bowler Bag from Swoon Patterns and pairing the lion prints with Kona Cotton in Corn Yellow (I think – I Read More …