Here’s a Fun “Take Along” Project, Folded Hexagons

About a month ago, at our monthly quilt club meeting, two of our members shared a great hand-sewing project with us. Shirley, and Harold showed us how to make folded hexagons. We each received a zip-top bag containing seven fabric circles to make a Grandmother’s Flower Garden flower. As they demonstrated the technique, we followed Read More

Tips And Tools Tuesday – Pick A Peck Of Pin Cushions

How many pin cushions do you have?      One?  Maybe, two? Where do you use your pin cushion? At the sewing machine? On your cutting table? Both? Is yours a “traveling” pin cushion? Do you take it from one area to another? From one room to another? I used to have a “traveler”.  I’d keep it Read More

Still Time to Celebrate Quilts! With a Sale, Sale, Sale!

National Quilt Month is almost over but, there is still time to celebrate your passion with a HUGE sale and coupon! All patterns have been reduced to $8.95 each, and, on TOP of that,  the coupon code “grandma” is still good for 10% off of your entire purchase! Shop now and save BIG!       https://lookoutmountainquilter.com/shop/ Today Read More

Mother’s Day – Get a Jumpstart on Making Something Special For the “Mom” in Your Life!

January 1st seems like it was yesterday.  The year, 2019 is flying by, and Mother’s Day will be here before we know it! Here are a couple of projects you can make for that special woman in your life whom you call “Mom”. Now through March 31st, get 10% off your purchase! Just use the Read More

Tips And Tools Tuesday – Easy 1-2-3 “Frame” Ornament

It’s November, now, and I’m really getting in the Christmas spirit! Why so soon? Well, my day job is at a local home improvement warehouse, and we are in full swing of Christmas merchandise. I love it! I wouldn’t mind if they started playing Christmas carols, too! In an earlier post, I shared my method Read More

Tips And Tools Tuesday – Bye-Bye Bobbin Bird Nests!

If you’ve been reading my blog for any length of time, you know how I love to reuse and repurpose things. I have been blessed with several sewing machines.  Four Singers and a Brother. Each serves a different purpose. Each have tasks that they do well. Three, only do a straight stitch. Two can do a Read More

Tips and Tools Wednesday Edition – A Portable Design Board/Easel

Well, remodeling is officially underway! As our granddaughter, Little Miss B, would say, “Grandma, your room is naked!” Except for my computer and desk, it certainly is! The internet cable hanging from the ceiling has to be rerouted to a different room, so my wonderful husband is getting things ready so that I have as little down Read More

Tips and Tools Tuesday – Make your Own Portable Pressing Board

Many people have asked me where I got the pressing board I use for quilting. Well, I made it. And you can make one, too! In just a couple of hours you can have one of the best quilting tools around. It has a handle so you can easily take it to quilting class. And, it’s TWO-SIDED! Read More

Tips And Tools Tuesday – Easy 1-2-3 No-Sew Ornament

Well, now, you may have seen ornaments made like these before, but, you haven’t had instructions like these. With my method, you’ll be making beautiful ornaments faster than ever before! My simple, easy to follow instructions show you how to complete an ornament in less time and you’ll use less fabric! Win, win! I know it’s August, Read More

Easy 1 2 3 No-Sew Ornament

Hi Everyone! As I promised yesterday, here is my new tutorial for making beautiful ornaments like the one above. I’ve titled it “Easy 1 2 3 No-Sew Ornament” for a few reasons. 1. My instructions are easy to follow, and I’ve included LOTS of photos so you don’t have to wonder, “Is this what it’s supposed to look Read More