Local Quilt Store – Quilts N’ Bloom

I am lucky to have several wonderful quilting and fabric stores in my area.  They all provide fabrics and notions that appeal to different clientele, meaning that my area is rich in ideas and inspiration for quilting. The first store that I want to feature is the shop closest to me, Quilts N’ Bloom, which 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 …

Colorist

What with all the binding and dressmaking I’ve been doing lately, I felt like it was time to start piecing another quilt.  I’ve been looking forward to making The Colorist for a while now.  It’s a Lizzy House pattern, and will be my first quilt with curves. To save a little on fabric, I’ve decided Read More …

Yellow Spiral Quilt Finished

I’ve decided that the official title of the HST quilt I made using the yellow broadcloth and A Stitch in Color charm pack will be called the yellow spiral quilt.  And guess what?!  The top is done!  Of course, that’s no thanks to my husband who called when I was in the middle of the Read More …

Stitch in Color Quilt

I’ve decided that I must really have a problem.  I finished my Shiny Chevron quilt top on Tuesday and started a new quilt top on Wednesday.  I think I’m addicted to the ability to play with color and layout to create unique designs from basic elements. My newest project is using more stuff from my Read More …

Sassy Charm Quilt

I finally got the Sassy Charm Quilt completed!  It’s possibly a miracle with everything that has been going on lately.  I did get it quilted over a week ago, but I just didn’t have the time to bind it.  I’ll blame my little sister and her wedding for that. This quilt’s finished size is about Read More …

Sassy Charm Quilt

As you know, I’ve got two different quilts ready to be quilted right now, but I’m just having way too much fun to stop.  I’ve already got my next quilt laid out.  It’s another quilt to help cut down on my fabric stash.  For this one, I’m using the Sassy charm pack by Sandy Gervais Read More …