Red Delicious Life

37 Flips | 8 Magazines | @RedDelicious109 | One Redhead's Journey with Fiber, Fabric, Food, & Family

The Cat's Meow - A Friday Finish

My local modern quilt guild adopts a charity each year to whom we gift handmade quilts. This year's charity is The House Next Door, an organization …

Quilting

How to Mail a Quilt Block without Breaking the Bank

More and more I find myself making quilt blocks and sending them to other people. Oftentimes it's for an online quilting bee, other times it's for a …

Quilting

A Finish Fit for a Queen (bed, that is)

It was the struggle of struggles but in the end, I came out the winner. I've been working on this project for the better part of a year now. My Dad …

Quilting

Cat-Tastic

While waiting for my backing fabric to arrive for my cathedral window top, I took the opportunity to tackle my charity quilt project and whip this up …

Sewing

Life Outside My Comfort Zone

It's human nature to avoid discomfort, preferring to stick with what you know and play it safe. I admit it - I like my comfort zone. A LOT. But I …

Crafting

Reusable Snack Pouches

When I got my KamSnap tool I knew that there were 2 projects that I definitely wanted to tackle. The first was reusable kitchen cloths (my Unpaper …

Sewing

Playing with EQ7

Back in August the National MQG hosted a webinar with Amy Ellis on using EQ7 (only members of the MQG will be able to access the replay). I've had …

Webinars

Life Just Got A Little Greener

I like to think that my family is doing its part to save the planet. My husband and I both drive fully electric cars, I bring my own bags to the …

Sewing

Cathedral Bed Runner Progress

With the return of school, my sewing time has more than doubled overnight. I've made significant progress on my cathedral window bed runner. I made …

Quilting

Fabri-Quilt New Block Hop & A Giveaway!

Hello Everyone and welcome to my stop on the Fabri-Quilt New Block hop! Fabri-Quilt was very generous to sponsor this hop and provide all of the …

Quilting

A Bobbin of a Solution

I like to free motion quilt with poly threads but I don't like how the thread tends to unravel from the bobbin when it's not in my machine. I have a …

A Clever Way to Hang a Small Quilt

When I purchased a table topper kit in February I just made the assumption that I would put the finished piece on my table but it ended up being too …

DIY Professionally Hemmed Curtains

I've been meaning to share this on my blog for a while now but kept forgetting to take photos. With moving into a brand new home, we have LOTS of …

Queen For A Day

It's October and that means it's my turn to be queen for our Compass Quilters Bee. I've been looking forward to this day for weeks! It was …

Table Basting Tutorial

In our previous home, I had enough tiled flooring that I could baste my quilts on the floor but oh, how my back and knees would hurt for days …

Quilting

Holiday Wreath Tutorial

Here is a tutorial that I created for the 2016 Stash Bee (hive 3) but I wanted to host it somewhere here on my own blog as well. I originally found …

Quilting

Spanish Tiles Block Tutorial

Hello and welcome to my stop on the 2016 New Block Blog Hop sponsored by Paintbrush Studio. This is my second year participating (you can check out …

Quilting

Classroom Quilt Project

Looking for the post on how to help the Orlando shooting victims? Click here.<br>--------------------------<p>Way back in September, I started on a quilting …

Quilting

July's Monthly Goal

This month is going to be challenging to get some quality sewing time due to a big family vacation but I'm really hoping to get my Pulse quilt top …

Family Vacations

When You Can't Find It, Make It!

Last month I took a trip home to Ohio for my cousin's wedding. It was a wonderful time to catch up with family and friends. I was especially happy to …

Sewing

Longing for a Long Arm

This past weekend my friend Debra invited me to her house to learn how to use her long arm quilting machine. I was both excited and nervous, knowing …

Quilting

Pulse Charity Drive Update & A Finish

If you've followed my Instagram feed you'll notice that 90% of my posts since June have all been related to Pulse quilts. It's not that I haven't …

Quilting

Red Delicious Life

Spring Sew-Jo<p>It's so great to be sewing again and of course, I got my sew-jo back 2 weeks before school lets out for summer. I started using a dry …

Quilting