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WIP Wednesday

spooky crazy quilt section

I’m making progress on my spooky crazy quilt, but most of the work I’ve done in the last week has been hand work, so it doesn’t feel like the same kind of progress I get when I finish a new block. I currently have 3 sections pieced together, and I now have the hand stitching…

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WIP Wednesday

quilting fuzzy duckling quilt

Sewing seems to have it’s good days and it’s bad days around here. Some days, I manage to finish my last piece of stitching just before my bobbin run out, other times, I end up with a machine malfunction and a quilt stuck in the machine. This was a quilt stuck in the machine sort…

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Sew Many Machines

Seriously guys, I have SEW many sewing machines! (I’d tell you that I’m sorry for the pun, but I’m not.) I currently have no less than 6 sewing machines in my house.   And in the last month I’ve had at least 3 offers from people wanting to give me their vintage machines.  Unfortunately, what with…

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Those 1st Sewing Projects

The Houseful of Nicholes is talking about 1st sewing projects on Thread Filled Thursdays this week, so I wanted to go back and share the first couple of sewing projects I shared on the blog.  They were both part of Craft Month 2011, where I crazily decided that I would do a new craft project…

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Lydia’s Baby Quilt

Anna just made a quilt for her friend Lydia’s baby, Daniela.  It’s a scrappy rail fence pattern with a clean grey border. I personally love a good scrappy quilt, and baby quilts are a great way to use up some of those novelty prints in your stash. Anna also hand quilts all of her projects. …

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A Sewing Funk

I haven’t been down in my sewing space for ages.  I wish I could say that I have a good excuse, like the fact that it’s freezing down there (in my defense it is), or that my sewing table needs to be replaced/repaired (it does), but honestly, I think I would work around those things…

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#Project52 – Hobbies

I have several hobbies that I really enjoy doing. One, which you have been seeing a lot of lately is reading.  I always seem to have a book in my hand.  But I promise that’s not the only thing I do for fun. I love to create, and one of my favorite mediums to work…

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Friday Favorites – Winter Sewing Patterns

It’s the time of year to start thinking about those little holiday sewing projects you’d like to get done. Maybe as a gift, or just for yourself.  So, I’ve gathered up a few of my personal favorite projects that are QUICK, EASY, and FREE. Make an Infinity Scarf Flamingo Toes has an amazing tutorial for…

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Waiting for 10AM

If you love quilting, or just hoarding fabric as much as I do, I’m sure you know about the Fat Quarter Shop.  Because of their amazing selection, it’s one of my favorite places to order fabric online. The best part is their Flash Sale page, which gets updated at 10AM every day.  That means I…

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