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Kaleidoscope Pillow from Pillow Talk by Edyta Sitar

Kaleidoscope Pillow from Pillow Talk by Edyta Sitar

I was SO excited to be invited to make a pillow from Edyta Sitar’s new book, Pillow Talk: 25 Lovely Pillows for Your Home Sweet Home. (Disclosure: Some of these are affiliate links, which means I make a small commission if you buy from them, at […]

Modern Hexie Christmas Pillow

Modern Hexie Christmas Pillow

This simple pillow has been years in the making! A few years ago I jumped on the hexie bandwagon and made a whole pile of hexies from a Christmas mini charm pack. I thread basted them with Aurifil 50 wt. using this method from Modern […]

Handmade Home: Embroidered Tea Towels

Handmade Home: Embroidered Tea Towels

One of the things I love about quilting and sewing is enjoying handmade items in use around the house. I asked the question, “Do you use your handmade items?” a few years ago and the answer was a resounding “Yes!”, which I am so glad […]

Loyal Heights Irish Chain Quilt

Loyal Heights Irish Chain Quilt

Update: there is now a free pattern for this quilt. Welcome to my stop on the Loyal Heights Blog Tour! I was so thrilled to be asked to play with this lovely fabric line by Quilting in the Rain for Lecien. First, let’s talk about […]

Natural Home: Lining Kitchen Drawers with Cork

Natural Home: Lining Kitchen Drawers with Cork

I’m all about solving little nagging problems. The problem that has been bugging me for years (I never said I solved them in a timely manner!) is that the bottoms of some the drawers in my kitchen are getting all beat up. We remodeled our […]

How to Make an Inexpensive and Portable Quilting Design Wall

How to Make an Inexpensive and Portable Quilting Design Wall

I have lived without a design wall for quilting for the past six years. And I have missed it! I think that having a place to try out designs and leave them there, vastly improves the design experience. But, as I mentioned in my last […]

Handmade Home:: Handknit dishcloths

  (Disclosure: Some of these are affiliate links, which means I make a small commission if you buy from them, at no additional cost to you. Thanks for helping to support the blog in this way!) I thought I would start an occasional series about a […]