WIP Wednesday – A New Machine

By Andrea | May 25, 2016 |

I’ve been a big slacker about getting any sewing done lately, what with the new baby ducks, and my utter laziness. But I do still have something to share with you this week- a brand new (to me) sewing machine. This jewel was my birthday gift from my husband.  It’s about a month after my…

Another Baby Quilt

By Andrea | April 27, 2016 |

It seems like the only quilting I get around to doing lately is making baby quilts for people. I don’t mind that at all, but I have been seriously slacking in the amount of time I put into my sewing projects lately.  That’s why I’m glad that my sister requested a make a baby quilt…

WIP Wednesday

By Andrea | April 20, 2016 |

It’s been ages since I’ve written up a WIP Wednesday post. And that’s mainly because I haven’t had any progress to share, but with some recent work to my sewing space (more on that later), I’ve managed to get some work done over the last few weeks. I made up a baby quilt for a…

A Sewing Funk

By Andrea | February 22, 2016 |

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…

WIP Wednesday

By Andrea | January 6, 2016 |

The new season of Project Quilting has started, which is great. I love having inspiration for sewing projects.  This week’s challenge is “confetti,” so I did a little research on Pinterest for ideas and came across a quilt by St. Louis Folk Victorian that I love. I’m using it as inspiration for my own little…

WIP Wednesday

By Andrea | December 30, 2015 |

It’s the last WIP Wednesday post of the year.  I’ve made a lot of progress on things this year, but I’ve still got more projects going than I would like. Maybe that’s something I could work on in the new year. This week has been all about hanging sleeves.  I’m midway through putting hanging sleeves…

Anna’s Hardest Quilt – The Star of Bethlehem

By Anna | December 11, 2015 |

So I took some pictures of my hardest quilt. I literally cried over this one before I was done. Little did I know that “Star of Bethlehem” (aka Lone Star, Witness, and several other names) is considered one of the toughest patterns. Why? Because if your template is the least bit “off”, it won’t work. …

Focus Through the Prism Challenge Review

By Andrea | December 4, 2015 |

For the last seven months, I’ve created a 20″ mini quilt each month.  Those quilts were all part of the Focus Through the Prism Challenge over at Project Quilting. At first, I didn’t think I would be participating in the challenge, because I had to buy special fabric from Cherrywood to participate, and I was…

WIP Roundup

By Andrea | November 25, 2015 |

It’s been a while since I did a full WIP post, where I actually talked about all of the projects I have going, instead of just the ones I’m actively working on. And with my holiday break coming up, I feel like this is a great time to remind myself you what all I really…

Friday Favorites – Winter Sewing Patterns

By Andrea | November 20, 2015 |

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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The Communique

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