Needle and Foot

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Long Arm Practice

A few weeks ago, I was visiting with friends in the office I retired from. One of the women follows my blog and Facebook page. She told me she had a …

Quilting

More Sweet Things for A Doll Like Me

Hi everyone! I have a few more finishes to share with you for the Spread the Love event. Remember this doll quilt drive is in support of A Doll Like …

Quilting

The Generosity of Art Gallery Fabric

Today I want to share the incredible fabric donated by the ever generous Art Gallery Fabric to be used as prizes for the <i>Spread the Love, Quilting for</i> …

Quilting

Doll Quilts Galore

The incredible response to the Spread the Love, Quilting for Kids event has been overwhelming and has definitely reaffirmed my feeling that quilters …

Quilting

Tiny Finishes

Good morning! It has been a crazy week which hasn’t allowed me much time in the sewing room. Plus the two projects I worked on most are not able to …

Using Scraps – Light Blue

Last year I didn’t participate in the Rainbow Scrap Challenge held each year by Angela of So Scrappy. I did participate in 2015 and 2016 though – it …

Fabric & Fiction, Round Six

It has been quite a while since I last started a round of Fabric and Fiction. Somehow the autumn months went by and it just never happened. With the …

Blogger Bundle – Sarah Goer Quilts

I am really excited to share my first Blogger Bundle with you! For the past couple of months I have been working with a group of awesome quilt …

Scattered Squares – Pattern Testing

I have a finish to share with you! It was actually my last finish of 2017 and I just barely made it. I stitched the binding down on December 31st! …

Handmade Christmas Gifts

Now that Christmas is done and gifts have been given and received, I thought I would share what I made with you. Usually I try to find a fun project …

Two Instagram Tips to Share With You!

This is a quick post to share two bits of information about Instagram with you.<p>I really enjoy Instagram. It took me a while to get into the rhythm of …

Finished! Christmas Tree Skirt

First of all, I want to thank you for the sweet comments on my last post. I appreciate it. Life isn’t predictable and this is just how it is — The …

Quilting

Christmas Project Finish

Last weekend I made the cutest leggings for my Vermont grand baby. This morning I took a few pictures to share with you. They will go off in the mail …

Sewing

Winter Friends Christmas Stockings

While visiting my son, daughter in law, and grand baby in Vermont last month we talked about the holidays. This is the first Christmas we will be …

Sam’s Quilt

The sports jersey quilt is finished! This is the second t-shirt quilt I have made, the first one being for my niece, Lil (Sam’s cousin.) The jersey …

Playful Pandas Whole Cloth Quilt

I don’t know about you but I am really lazy about getting my sewing machines serviced. I procrastinate, put it off longer and longer with my usual …

Sewcial Bee Sampler Quilt Finish

I am so happy with the finish of my Sewcial Bee Sampler quilt. I loved making the blocks along with the billions of other quilters that followed …

Fussy Cutters Club, Book Review and Giveaway!

Today is my day to post a review and host a giveaway of a fun new quilt book. If you are here for the first time via the blog hop, welcome! The book …

Thrifted Stash Update

It has been a long time since I have written a Sunday Stash post. Maybe because I have been buying fabric constantly over the past months for my shop …

Cross Body Bag for Travel

Most of the time, I use a big purse. I carry all sorts of stuff, probably more than I really need to. But that doesn’t work as well when I am …

Ferrari Handmade – Grand Opening Celebration

Today I have something really fun to share with you. This week my sister Patti is celebrating the grand opening of her shop, Ferrari Handmade!! She …

Sewcial Bee Sampler Quilt Top

This week didn’t go quite as planned. But I have learned to be flexible because my week rarely goes as planned. I had scheduled time to quilt Sam’s …

Jersey Quilt Progress

Happy first day of Autumn! I love this time of year and the change of season that is happening these days.<p>This week I took a look at the jersey quilt …

Back to School Blog Hop with Island Batik

It has cooled off significantly and summer has definitely come to an end. Julia is back to school and homework has begun in full force. This change …

Quilting

Sunshine and Inspiration

Sunshine has been all to strong in my part of the world. We have had such an intensely hot summer this year. Craving fall, I decided to make …

Quilting

Making Connections; Quilting Book Review & Bloghop

About two weeks ago, I was contacted by C&T Publishing asking if I would provide a review of one of their newest quilting books. Always up for …

Quilting

Sam’s Jersey Quilt

A while back, my sister asked if I would make a quilt with some of the jerseys her son, Sam, had worn over the years. My sister’s family is quite the …

Quilting

Time for School

Hi Everyone — Today is the first day of school for Julia. Summer absolutely flew by. I posted a few pictures on Instagram last week about the county …

Small Finishes for This Week

This week sure buzzed by quickly. There was not a whole lot of time spent in the sewing room. I have been spending quite a bit of time working on the …

Dog Days of Summer

It is so hot outside, really just too hot. As I write, the thermometer on the deck reads 95 degrees, in the shade. This means it is about 100 billion …