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Learn to Free Motion Quilt This Year

Learn to Free Motion Quilt This Year

I remember the first time that I saw free motion quilting on a quilt. I was so confused. How was that possible? I had only ever sewn a straight line on a sewing machine at that point had no concept of how to sew all […]

Do You Want to Learn to Free Motion Quilt?

Do You Want to Learn to Free Motion Quilt?

I remember the first time that I saw free motion quilting on a quilt. I was so confused. How was that possible? I had only ever sewn a straight line on a sewing machine at that point had no concept of how to sew all […]

Sunshine Baby Quilt

Sunshine Baby Quilt

Let me introduce you to one of my recent finishes, the Sunshine Baby Quilt. This was one of those quilts that had been languishing in as a quilt top for YEARS. And I mean, possibly eight years. (And it was even basted!) You see, back […]

Free Motion Meandering :: Feather Swirl Meanders & Improv Quilting

Free Motion Meandering :: Feather Swirl Meanders & Improv Quilting

Here we are already at the final week of working my way through Angela Walter’s new book Free-Motion Meandering. You can check out previous weeks here: Week 1: Basic meanders, Week 2: Swirls, Week 3, Paisley and leafy meanders. Feather Swirl I’ve been a little […]

Simple. Handmade. Everyday. Podcast Episode 2 Show Notes

Simple. Handmade. Everyday. Podcast Episode 2 Show Notes

In this episode I talk about my love of tea, some free motion quilting adventures, my second sock nightmare, my current favorite binge-worthy show, and how I get my kids in the kitchen. Here are the links of things I talk about in the show: […]

Free Motion Meandering :: Paisley and Leafy Meanders

Free Motion Meandering :: Paisley and Leafy Meanders

Welcome back to week 3 of the Free-Motion Meandering blog hop. I’m continuing to practice my free motion quilting skills by working my way through Angela Walters new book, Free-Motion Meandering. I haven’t been able to practice as much as I would have liked to […]

Free Motion Meandering :: Swirls

Here we are on week 2 of the Free Motion Meandering blog hop with fellow quilters and bloggers Jen and Vicki. You can check out the first week here. We would love it if you grabbed a copy of the book and spent just 15 […]

Free Motion Meandering

Free Motion Meandering

Are you ready to do some free motion quilting? I know that I feel more confident in my machine quilting when I am practicing regularly. And I get inspired when new quilting books hit the stands. When I heard that everyone’s quilting hero, Angela Walters […]

Dot ‘n Dash Quilt with Modern Marks Fabric

Dot ‘n Dash Quilt with Modern Marks Fabric

(This post  contains affiliate links. This means that if you purchase through this link, I will get a tiny commission, at no additional charge to you. Rest assured, I only link to products that I love!  My disclosure policy can be found here.) Welcome to my […]

Piece and Quilt Hop Along Giveaway + Finished Quilt

Piece and Quilt Hop Along Giveaway + Finished Quilt

Welcome to the final week of  the Piece and Quilt Hop Along, where my friends HollyAnne, Vicki, and I are quilting along in Christa Watson’s new book Piece and Quilt with Precuts. Start here, if you want to play catch-up . It has been such a pleasure to stitch up two quilts from this […]