When a Sampler Turns Into Something Else

You may remember that I started designing a #dyosampler as part of the SewMamaSew along…. well, when I started working on it, the fabric became something else.  I blame all of my paper piecing plans.  I love the look of paper piecing, but after literally destroying 2 different attempts at one of the simpler paper Read More …

Works in Progress

My weekly update on projects progress. Finishes This is the second week in a row that I haven’t had any finishes.  It’s almost depressing. But I have a decent excuse for the lack of sewing.  My birthday was yesterday, so I’ve spent lots of my spare time this week out shopping with mom, going to Read More …

#DYOSampler Quilt Along: Picking Blocks

This week, I’m happy to share with you the second part of my process for my sampler quilt – picking out the blocks I want to use. Remember that as part of the #DYOSampler quilt along, we’re designing everything ourselves, from the fabrics and size, all the way down to the layout and selection of Read More …

Works in Progress

My weekly update on projects progress. Finishes No finishes this week, but I did make some progress on my quilts. Finished Quilt Tops: I finished my Triangle Quilt Along top!  I have 2 weeks to get this quilt quilted, so this one should be finished shortly. But I still haven’t done any work on my Read More …

#DYOSampler Quilt Along: Designing the Layout

You may remember that I mentioned in my Quilting Bucket List, that I really wanted to make the Gypsy Wife quilt….  It’s something that I’d still love to do, but SewMamaSew recently announced the #DYOSampler quilt along (and also a medallion quilt along, if that’s more your style), and I thought it would be a Read More …