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 …

Amy Butler Trunk Show

My local fabric store, Let’s Sew, recently hosted the Amy Butler Alchemy Studio Collection Trunk Show. I enjoyed getting to see the beautiful clothing made in Amy Butler’s fashion fabrics.  It’s given me a lot of ideas. There were lots of coats and jackets made from the heavier weight fabrics like corduroy and linen blends. Read More …

April Showers Raincoat

April showers bring May flowers, and a great excuse to make myself a super cute new rain coat.  I picked up the Amy Butler Rainy Days Hooded Raincoat Pattern (or make one for your kids) at my local fabric store, along with some great fabric. For my exterior, I went with a polyurethane laminate. I Read More …

A Long Weekend

The quilting is finished on my yellow spiral quilt.  Now all that’s left to do is the binding. I still haven’t decided how I want to bind it.  I’m either going to do a basic 1/4-inch binding in the yellow, or I’m going to do a wider binding (1-2 inches) in the multicolored pattern I Read More …