Hi friends! Today’s post is about a quilt, about my sister and about human rights. If you are someone who doesn’t like it when quilters mix quilting and current events, you may want to stop here. Her Story About 4 ½ years ago my brother called me one night. He said he had something to… Continue reading Still You – An Art Quilt
Hi friends! Today I wanted to share a new favorite tool in my quilt studio: the Omnigrid Rotating Cutting Mat! I had an old, smaller square rotating mat that had gotten a little chewed up and it didn’t rotate easily. So I basically stopped using it. Then I saw this one and thought, yes! So… Continue reading Quilting Essentials: Omnigrid Rotating Cutting Mat Review
Hi friends! Today on the Text It! book blog hop I get to show you the pillow I made! (If you are looking for the Adventure Quilt Block 6 post, click here!) Now you can see Sherri's pillow right there on the cover- the Pillow Talk pillow. I love the colors she used… Continue reading Text It! Book Blog Hop- Pillow Talk
Hi friends! Welcome to my post on the Turnabout Patchwork book blog hop! Teresa has created this wonderful book, published by Martingale, which is all about simple blocks that you slice or twist to create new blocks! The quilt I chose to play with is called Sweet Bows and I used some… Continue reading Turnabout Patchwork Book Review
Hi friends! Recently I was given another great book to check out and see what I thought. The book is called Quilt Big by Jemima Flendt. This is a fun concept. You start with a basic quilt block, but enlarge it. And then you make a quilt using larger blocks which means the quilt… Continue reading Book Review- Quilt Big
Hi friends! Today I want to tell you about a book I had the pleasure of reviewing. It is called The Quilting Arts Idea Book edited by Vivika Hansen Denegre published by The Quilting Company. I am so intrigued by art quilts. A secret: I think, deep down, I would love to be an… Continue reading Book Review- The Quilting Arts idea Book
Hi friends! As the holiday are approaching, some of us (well, I am anyway!) are thinking about what quilting goodie we might want to find under the tree. One item on my wish list is a new cutting mat. Mine is a bit messed up. I have been doing a LOT of cutting and… Continue reading Self Healing mat- are they really?
Hi friends! Well another Quilt Market has come and gone and now we are into the holiday season! How did that happen?? I am afraid at Quilt Market I fell down on the job of taking pictures. I meant to do selfies with some of my quilty friends, and take pictures of the quilts on… Continue reading Post Quilt Market and a book review
Hi friends! How is your week going? Have I told you about my home renovation project? Back in the spring, hubby and I realized we could no longer put off the renovation of our deck. We live in a townhouse and our backyard is basically a deck. With stairs to the back fence that leads… Continue reading Home renovation and sewing
Hi friends! As I started writing this post, I found myself singing a song from The Sound of Music: These are a few of my favorite things.... It is week 2 of the Creative Spaces Blog Hop and this week we are talking about our favorite tools. First, I am skipping over the… Continue reading Creative Spaces Blog Hop- Week 2- These are a few of my favorite tools!