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Visible Mending with Aurifil 12 wt Thread

Visible Mending with Aurifil 12 wt Thread

For this month’s Aurifil Artisan Challenge we could choose: Visible Mending or Me Made May (clothing). Though I’m feeling the itch to get back to sewing clothes someday, this was not the day. 🙂 My daughter had asked me to patch up a pair of […]

Hand Pieced Quilt Along 2020 Teaser

Hand Pieced Quilt Along 2020 Teaser

The Hand Pieced QAL was so much fun last year that Patty over at Elm Street Quilts and I are back to do it all over again this March! We have been planning and stitching and will be making an announcement soon, with all the […]

“Let the Light In” Quilt with Madame Fleur Fabric

“Let the Light In” Quilt with Madame Fleur Fabric

I was so thrilled to be asked to make a project for Quilt Market this year–especially with a line as lovely as Madame Fleur by Jera Brandvig for Lecien. (Disclosure: Some of these are affiliate links, which means I make a small commission if you buy […]

Hand Pieced QAL: Bess Block (Block 8)

Hand Pieced QAL: Bess Block (Block 8)

It’s week 8 on the Hand Pieced Quilt Along, and today we are hand piecing  the Bess Block. Bess is a no nonsense widow in the novel Friendship Album 1933, and a character that I relate to the most (because she has teenage children, not […]

Moda Bake Shop QAL | Flying Geese

Moda Bake Shop QAL | Flying Geese

(Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links, which means I make a small commission if you buy from them, at no additional cost to you. Rest assured that I only recommend products that I know and love.) The next round is up on the Moda Bake Shop […]

The simplest dishtowel hack

The simplest dishtowel hack

(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.) I’m almost embarrassed […]

Advent Calendar for Moms

I came across this fabulous idea online the other day. An advent calendar for introverted moms. Now, I’m not truly an introvert (though I seem to be inching that direction more and more each year), but this is really a self-care advent calendar. I find […]

Piece and Quilt Hop Along {week 4}: Giveaway!

Piece and Quilt Hop Along {week 4}: Giveaway!

It’s Week 4 of the Piece and Quilt Hop Along. My friends HollyAnne, Vicki, and I are quilting along in Christa Watson’s new book Piece and Quilt with Precuts. It all started here, if you want to start at the beginning. Dot ‘n’ Dash Quilt This quilt went together so fast! If you start […]

Startup Library Craftsy Class Review

I recently had the opportunity to view Christa Watson’s new Craftsy class, called Startup Library Quilting. I am a big fan of Christa’s work—I purchased her Quilter’s Path class as soon as it came out and learned a ton about machine quilting from it. I […]

How to Quilt Continuous Curves and Flowers

How to Quilt Continuous Curves and Flowers

We are tackling the chapter called Cornered from The Ultimate Guide to Machine Quilting this week on the Machine Quilting Blog Hop. This chapter has some great information combining motifs and switching threads with the least amount of starts and stops. I really see the beauty of […]