#NaBloPoMo – My Mind’s Made Up


I’m the type of crafter who needs to see what my project will look like before I get started, so I often spend a lot of time in the planning stage mapping out what my projects will look like before … Continue reading


So, I’ve decided to close the website for my web development business, because I just don’t have the time to take on new customers right now.  Because of that, I’ll be creating some posts about my web development and print … Continue reading

Back in the Groove

Half Moon Colorist Pieces

It started with a squeak and with every stitch a new one.  My machine is really due for a service. It’s to be expected with the large number of hours I’ve put on it recently. But the squeak wasn’t the … Continue reading

More Little Projects

camera strap cover

As you know, I love little projects to work on between the big ones, or for when I just need a break from the big ones.  So here are a few more of the small projects I’ve done recently. Padded … Continue reading

Stitch in Color Quilt

HST blocks matched and sewn

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 … Continue reading

Shiny HSTs Chevrons and an HST Tutorial

close-up of Shiny HST Block

Thanks to my attempt to avoid finishing the (not) Purdue quilt top last week, I got myself started on another – much smaller – project, using my fabrics with gold metallic ink.  For this project, I’m planning to use several … Continue reading

Where’s the Inspiration?

fabric for a shiny hst quilt

Have you ever had one of those days when you know there’s a project that you should be working on, but you just can’t get into it?  I’m there right now with one of my projects – that quilt for … Continue reading

Still Super Secret


As some of you may remember, I’m working on a Super Secret Project.  You can read about it here, and here.  I’ve been done with the part of the project I could complete myself since about Christmas.  Because I’m not … Continue reading

Still Going Crazy


With all the fun, exciting things going on in my life, I’ve been quite a slacker on all of my crafting and sewing projects, including my quilts.  Fortunately, when I went home last night, I started cleaning the basement, which … Continue reading