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?
Tips and Tools Tuesday – I Have a Screw Loose! And, there is still time to enter the giveaway!
Annoying things can happen at the most inopportune times. Well, it may not have been so annoying if it hadn’t been an inopportune time, but, I’ll just stick with “annoying”. Sunday, I was making breakfast for the family.
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
Tips And Tools Tuesday – It’s Still the Season, Are You Prepared?
It’s still the season…. Well, not the Holiday season. That was fun and now it’s done, and 2020 has already begun! (No, I did not rhyme that on purpose. 🙂 I mean, it’s still the season for colds and Flu. Why on earth would I want to bring that subject up? Because I just finished Read More
Tips And Tools Tuesday – It’s All About Perspective
Have you ever started a project, or nearly finished a project, only to discover that your work is barely visible? That’s exactly what happened to me this past Saturday. Well, let me start at the beginning.