That Quilt is Worth What?!

Recently there have been several great posts around the blogosphere about the worth of quilts, most notably the No Value Does Not Equal Free post by Molli Sparkles and his follow up post Placing a Value on Your Quilts which appeared on SewMamaSew. Now we all know that handmade quilts have sentimental value.  To me, Read More …

His and Hers Pillow Cover

I recently agreed to do a basic quilting tutorial for a couple of the ladies who participate in Virtual Craft Nite.  The tutorial was a simple 18-inch pillow cover using 9-patch blocks.  I’m super proud of the girls finished projects, though they may hate me, since the piecing process is a lot more tedious than Read More …

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 …

#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 …

Singer Quantum 2623 Review

I have several sewing machines at my house, and I’ve been sewing for a couple of years now, so I figured it was time I write a review for you of my machines.  The first machine I’ll be reviewing is the one I’ve had the longest, about 3 years.  It’s a Singer Quantum 2623, which Read More …

New Year, New Space

With the new year, I decided that I needed a new space to sew in.  Ok, it had nothing to do with the new year, and everything to do with finding a permanent place to set up my Featherweight. So, I pulled all of the stuff off my shelves, took everything off the tables, and Read More …