In my previous post, I shared about a handy little magnetic wand that I keep right by my sewing machine. A magnetic wand. It is actually part of a set that I bought at our local home improvement store. Along with the magnetic wand, this set includes…
Tips and Tools Tuesday – A magnet to the Rescue!
We’ve all done it. Dropped a pin and the little rascal bounces waaaaaay under the sewing table. Or, maybe a bobbin escaped your grasp and unwound itself as it rolled away from you. Sound familiar? Well, maybe you can relate to this, too.
Tips and Tools Tuesday – A Clue to How Do…
Hello my friends! Oh, it feels so good to be writing to you all again! It has been a very long time since I’ve posted anything here. 2020 and the first part of 2021 has felt like an eternity. But, I am back to sewing, designing, pattern writing, and quilting. Woohoo! One of the projects Read More
Form Fitting Face Mask Tutorial
Hello Everyone! I hope you all are staying well and safe! It’s been quite some time since I’ve posted anything. I have been making masks, and masks, and more masks. I have made the common “surgical” style mask. A Form Fitted style, which is the kind I wear to work. And, a Face Shield style. Read More
Tips and Tools Tuesday – Which Way Does Your Bobbin Thread Go?
How many sewing machines do you own? How many do you use on a regular basis? How many do you use on a non-regular basis? Pretty much, every quilter I meet has, at least, more than one sewing machine.
Tips and Tools Tuesday – A Cure for Slipping Rulers
With your rotary cutter in one hand and a quilt ruler in just the right position on your fabric in the other, have you ever been right in the middle of a cut when your ruler shifted?
We Have a Winner in the Book Giveaway!
And the winner is……… Barbara Steele! Congratulations, Barbara, your name was drawn for the Quilter’s Complete Guide giveaway! Please, contact me at email@example.com with your street address and I will mail your book right out to you! Again, congratulations! And, thank you for commenting on the post and participating in the drawing! Have a great Read More
Tips and Tools Tuesday – Sewing and Quilting With Children
Take advantage of teachable moments. Since I’ve been a mom for over 38 years now, I think this would be one of the best nuggets of advice I could give to anyone who has or is around children. No matter the task, concept, or bit of knowledge to be learned, take any and every opportunity Read More
Tips And Tools Tuesday – What Do Froggs, Attire, and Scrubbing Bubbles Have To Do With Quilting?
Last week was full, fun, and exhausting! We, (my husband and I) have been working outside, digging. We have moved a lot of earth from the left side of this area to the right so that it will be more level. We will pour a concrete pad here which will eventually become a carport. Yippee!
UFO’s And Orphaned Blocks – Perfect for Machine Quilting Practice! And, Surprise! A Funny Story and a Giveaway, too!
UFO’s. Orphaned blocks. We’ve all got them. Some of us have A LOT of them. Other’s, only a few. But, we’ve got ’em. Maybe one of your UFO’s began from a new block a member shared at your quilt guild meeting. Or, you saw a quilt in a magazine and decided to give it a Read More