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Announcing the Hand Pieced Quilt Along 2020 (and Quilt Reveal!)

Announcing the Hand Pieced Quilt Along 2020 (and Quilt Reveal!)

So many people had fun learning to hand piece last during last year’s Hand Pieced Quilt Along that we decided to do it again! Patty from Elm Street Quilts is co-hosting once again with me. This year’s quilt along is a natural extension of last […]

Simple. Handmade. Everyday. Podcast Episode 43 Show Notes

Simple. Handmade. Everyday. Podcast Episode 43 Show Notes

In this episode, I chat about a fun baby quilt project, more on the Hand Pieced Quilt Along, thoughts on Quiltcon (from afar), book recs, and a mild obsession with Howard’s End. (Disclosure: Some of these are affiliate links, which means I make a small […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]