3 08, 2016

The Splendid Sampler – Halfway there!

By | August 3rd, 2016|work in progress|296 Comments

Hello fellow Splendid Sampler Sewists! I'm so excited about this project, and reaching the mid-point! I'm here to let you know that it's ok if you don't have all the blocks done -- It's ok. There's a number of things that have kept me from sewing my Splendid Sampler blocks, want a quick look? In [...]

26 01, 2015

Current State of my Quilting Studio

By | January 26th, 2015|Baby Lock, Long Arm Quilting, random, work in progress|15 Comments

I shared my quilting studio space via Instagram yesterday, and thought I better keep it real, and put it up here too! It looks pretty messy still, but it's all picked up and I can walk around a bit - huge improvement! My Melody is dropped into the little table on the left, Crown Jewel [...]

14 10, 2014

Fun with Fabric

By | October 14th, 2014|My Fabric, work in progress|6 Comments

I spent the last week or so catching up on my pattern and personal responsibilities, with those out the way, I quickly decided it was time for some fun! First I pulled these fabrics, and printed out the paper piecing guide for a feathered star. I've been admiring these patterns and wanting to make one for [...]

17 09, 2014

Quick Column Quilts :: Review, Project & Giveaway!

By | September 17th, 2014|books, review, work in progress|119 Comments

  I have a quick finish to share with you today! Nancy Zieman's new book - Quick Column Quilts is full of beautiful and useful patterns for any quilter! This table runner is based off of the Quilt to Give pattern in chapter 13 - I've admired this quilt, for a while now, and knew [...]

4 08, 2014

Family Camping Trip

By | August 4th, 2014|My kids, photographs, work in progress|3 Comments

A week ago we went camping. Came home, and unpacked everything but the camera.  Thankfully pictures stay on the camera, until I'm able to get to them! This summer has been all about keeping up with my kids, while trying to get my work done too. Camping was great, because I could no longer work, [...]