16 09, 2013

Giveaway Winner!

By | September 16th, 2013|Baby Lock, give away, Long Arm Quilting, work in progress|5 Comments

Thanks to everyone that participated in the giveaway last week!  I love reading about your favorite colors - it sends me to my color card to check out all the different shades! Linda is the winner - I have an email out to you Linda, please reply to claim your prize :) I've been working [...]

29 07, 2013


By | July 29th, 2013|work in progress|10 Comments

Sometimes slowing down and doing handwork can be so rewarding! Not only does it go everywhere I go, but it helps me to slow down and take time to think about the stitches, but also LIFE in general. I feel like summer is getting away from me and hope that I can enjoy the last [...]

8 05, 2013

Quilted Scrappy Solution

By | May 8th, 2013|Long Arm Quilting, My kids, work in progress|3 Comments

When I originally pieced this quilt top, I called it my Scrappy Solution...four years later it's quilted! This pattern actually made it's way into Modern Basics, as Twisted Bars,  if you are interested in making your own.  I had thought I would add a binding then show it off, but it won't be happening this [...]

4 05, 2013

Weekend Happenings!

By | May 4th, 2013|Baby Lock, Long Arm Quilting, work in progress|3 Comments

Hi friends - I've been having fun quilting, and wanted to share a few pictures with you, and a great sale happening online this weekend! My days are choppy with Owen in Kindergarten, so I worked on this for two afternoons, while he had fun playing with Lego.  I had to look back through my [...]

1 04, 2013

My Dancing Stars Progress

By | April 1st, 2013|quilt-along, work in progress|6 Comments

Melody and I were busy all last week piecing 30 Dancing Stars blocks - I'm working toward the throw size, which includes 99 blocks total. Each block has a different print in the star, I love the variety! I thought I would share a few tips for chain piecing these blocks. First, I pieced the [...]

18 03, 2013

Sewing For Fun!

By | March 18th, 2013|work in progress|5 Comments

Hi there! I hope you had a great weekend - ours was relaxed with a sick boy, and a touch of spring in the air.  Sunday afternoon, I realized that I had a couple hours of free time, AND my deadline for this week is as far as I could get it.  Yay!  I pulled [...]

11 03, 2013

Catching Up & a Question –

By | March 11th, 2013|Me, ramblings, work in progress|13 Comments

Hi there! I was amazed to fly into Seattle last week, to clear skies!   My parents and sister met me at the airport and we made the most of the day in Seattle. We visited Quiltworks, then headed toward the water. (The question is later in the post - read on) The Seattle/Bainbridge Ferry, [...]