quilting

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 […]

Simple. Handmade. Everyday. Podcast Episode 42 Show Notes

Simple. Handmade. Everyday. Podcast Episode 42 Show Notes

In this episode, I chat about the upcoming Hand Pieced quilt along, a free motion quilting class, a new British show I’m loving, and how to organize your grocery list. (Disclosure: Some of these are affiliate links, which means I make a small commission if you […]

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 […]

Simple. Handmade. Everyday. Podcast Episode 41 Show Notes

Simple. Handmade. Everyday. Podcast Episode 41 Show Notes

In this episode, I chat about how you should vote for me in the pillow fight competition, staying accountable, and some fabulous new quilting books. (Disclosure: Some of these are affiliate links, which means I make a small commission if you buy from them, at no […]

Simple. Handmade. Everyday. Podcast Episode 40 Show Notes

Simple. Handmade. Everyday. Podcast Episode 40 Show Notes

In this episode, I chat about a fun pillow competition, a finished quilt, a crochet afghan, habits for 2020, and my considerable thoughts on Little Women. (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 […]

Simple. Handmade. Everyday. Podcast Episode 39 Show Notes

Simple. Handmade. Everyday. Podcast Episode 39 Show Notes

In this episode, I chat about a couple of quilting finishes, a fun Chrismas pillow, simplifying Christmas, and a flossing hack. (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. […]

Simple. Handmade. Everyday. Podcast Episode 38 Show Notes + Giveaway!

Simple. Handmade. Everyday. Podcast Episode 38 Show Notes + Giveaway!

In this episode, I chat about a fabulous ironing station giveaway, a quilt that I had to put in time-out, my daughter’s defection from knitting to crochet, and giving ourselves a break at the holidays. Scroll to the bottom of this post for the Portable […]

Bonnie Hunter Mystery Quilt 2020 “Frolic” Fabric Pull

Bonnie Hunter Mystery Quilt 2020 “Frolic” Fabric Pull

I may have gotten swept along into the frenzy of Bonnie Hunter’s new Mystery quilt, Frolic. It’s a pretty casual commitment at this point–all I’ve done is run to Lowe’s to pick up the requisite paint chips and invested a few blissful moments pulling fabric […]

Oliso Iron Review (TG1600Pro Smart Iron + Mini Project Iron)

Oliso Iron Review (TG1600Pro Smart Iron + Mini Project Iron)

Let’s talk ironing today. Or “pressing” as it is known in quilting. As quilters, an iron is one of the most important tools in our sewing room and one that is worth investing in. (Disclosure: Some of these are affiliate links, which means I make […]