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My Redwork Embroidery & Hexie Pillow Project in Quilts & More Magazine!

You may remember this little sneak peek which I showed you, waaaaaaayyyy back last Spring:So now I can show you the entire project!! As I mentioned …

Barnes & Noble

Sew Along Day is Here!

Hello!! Here we are!! It’s Catching Up Sew Along Day and I’m so glad you are here!! This is a fun opportunity to get caught up on your Cozy Afternoon …

Quilting

Trashy Brownies

(Don’t forget about Sew Along Day on Saturday!! Maybe you will want to make these as a treat to snack on while you are sewing???? Get the information …

Dessert

Machine Quilting with Style Blog Hop!

Hello, everyone! I am so glad you are here today, whether are a “newbie” hopping over for Christa’s Blog Hop or one of my regular readers (welcome …

Quilting

Creamy Mexican Crockpot Chicken

I promised you a crockpot recipe which you could make for our upcoming Sew Along Day this Saturday– I think you will like this! Creamy Mexican …

Homemade Fig Jam!

When we were at the beach a couple of weeks ago, it was prime fig season. We are not usually at the beach during that particular week of the summer, …

Homemade

Sew Along Day is Coming!!

I hope you will join me for my live Sew Along! On Saturday, September 26 (that’s less than 2 weeks away), we’ll be “meeting” via Facebook and here on …

Sewing

Introducing Cozy Afternoon Note Cards and Quilt Labels!!

I’ve been talking about this for a while and I’m so glad that today I can finally unveil a couple of new products that I have been working on! After …

Cozy Afternoon Block 4 is here!!

I really cannot believe we are up to block 4 already, can you?? This month’s block for the Cozy Afternoon Free Block of the Month features a mug, …

Quilting

Visit to the County Fair

I love the county fair and I look forward to it every year… I love the animals and the displays… and the food, ha ha. You may be surprised to find …

County Fair

In the studio this week…

Soooooo. It’s HOT here. Now, my daughter is in Texas this summer, and she assures me that as hot as it is here (on the East Coast), it is hotter in …

Downton Abbey

The Art of Home Summer 2015 Issue is here!

The summer issue is here! Before we get started with the fun… You can sign up for your FREE ISSUE by clicking here. If you are already signed up, and …

Quilting

In the studio (and in TEXAS) this week...

This weekend, my husband and I traveled to Texas to visit our youngest daughter who is doing an internship there this summer. It was so wonderful to …

Art Galleries

Summer Recipes!

So, here in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s summer. And summer means it’s hot, and when it’s hot I don’t really want to cook! But ya gotta eat, right? …

Cooking

In the studio (and garden) today...

The saga of our poor tree continues. Remember last week I showed you the damage that the big storm did to our 100+ year old sycamore tree? Well, the …

Patriotic Patchwork Pillow Project

(Don’t you just love the alliteration in my post title??)…..<p>Anyhow… I know that the 4th of July is just a couple of days away, but this Patriotic …

Quilting

A Super Pattern Sale and Random Bits & Pieces...

It’s been a crazy couple of days! Tuesday evening, a storm ripped through our area- there were sustained winds like I’ve never seen before (and I’ve …

Cozy Afternoon Block of the Month and Give-Aways

<i>Please join me in welcoming guest blogger Jacquelynne Steves to the blog today. She’s sharing her upcoming free block of the month project with us,</i> …

YOU can be featured in the next issue of The Art of Home!

I am working on a summer issue of The Art of Home free emagazine…. to be honest, I think I’m going to be a little late in getting it out, but better …

Social Media

It's Here! Cozy Afternoon Free BOM- Blocks 1 & 2

It’s here! It’s here! Today, I am sending out the first 2 blocks for the Cozy Afternoon Free Block of the Month!<p>First, let’s get the “technical” …

Quilt Market 2015 Minneapolis Photos- part 4

OK- this is my final post from International Quilt Market 2015 Minneapolis. These are all quilts which were in the exhibit <i>Quilts: A World of Beauty</i> …

Grammy's Rose Garden FREE Quilt Pattern

The other day, we talked about how to accurately sew triangles to squares to make square in a square (aka diamond in a square) blocks. Today, we are …

Square in a Square Block Tutorial

Today, we are talking about how to get accurate square in a square blocks (aka diamond in a square blocks). If you are doing the upcoming Cozy …

Colorway & Fabric Ideas for Cozy Afternoon Free Block of the Month

The Cozy Afternoon Free Block of the Month will be starting soon- the first block will be sent out on June 15! Woo hoo! One of my favorite things …

Quilt Market 2015 Minneapolis Photos- part 3

Yes, I am still posting photos from Quilt Market 2015 Minneapolis. This is part 3. I hope you are still enjoying the photos… I personally love seeing …

In the studio today...

Today is Memorial Day in the U.S.- a day in which we remember those who have fallen in service to our country. Our very humble gratitude goes to …

Quilt Market 2015 Minneapolis Photos- part 2

Here it is- Quilt Market 2015 Minneapolis Photos- part 2 (just in case you didn’t get enough photos the other day…) Today, I wanted to share with you …

Quilt Market 2015 Minneapolis Photos

Yesterday, daughter and I got back from Quilt Market 2015 in Minneapolis. And realized that we forgot to get a single photo of the two of us together …