Our Blog

The France Project

The France Project

Before the summer I showed you all the fun projects I took with me for my month-long stay in Europe.  This morning I had a few minutes to make a little cushion out of one of the cross stitch projects that I dragged along. This was my France project. Ohhhh….did I not...

read more
Why have a big stash of Aurifil?

Why have a big stash of Aurifil?

This week I am finally back from Europe. Five weeks is a long time to be gone. Despite all the fun adventures we have had I have missed my sewing room! And now I have a crappy cold that I probably picked up on the plane.  Nevertheless, I am playing with my gorgeous...

read more
Quilting, Sewing, and Travel.

Quilting, Sewing, and Travel.

So you are going on vacation, but your sewing machine can't come? Or maybe you travel for work, and spend evenings holed up in hotel rooms? For 20 years now I have been traveling and stitching at the same time. Airplane rides in my teens were used for reading. But...

read more
Christmas Stocking progress

Christmas Stocking progress

I am slowly making my way through all four of Birds of a Feather's gorgeous and funky stockings. Unfortunately they are out of print, but I have seen some in online cross-stitch stores in the last couple of years so it is worth a try. The goal is to make all four, one...

read more
Equilateral Triangles

Equilateral Triangles

I have always wanted to sew a quilt with equilateral triangles and I finally took the plunge. I have also gotten a bit inspired by Kathy Doughty's lovely books, Making Quilts and Adding Layers, and her advise to sort your fabric into color families rather than having...

read more
Vintage Quilt Revival

Vintage Quilt Revival

A new book landed on my desk a few weeks ago, Vintage Quilt Revival, by Katie Clark Blakesley, Lee Heinrich, and Faith Jones. I have to admit that on first glance I was a little dismissive of this title. There are SO many new “modern” quilt books out there and my...

read more
Doll Quilt with Moda Charm Squares

Doll Quilt with Moda Charm Squares

Maya, my 2-year-old, has reached an age where she is taking care of all of us. She serves me plastic spaghetti and eggs in little blue plastic bowls from her "kitchen" in the playroom, and tries to share her vitamin gummies with her stuffed monkey - Mambo. Lately, she...

read more
Appliqué Is For Everybody!

Appliqué Is For Everybody!

“You have to remember, appliqué isn’t for everybody.” I can’t tell you how many times I have heard this, and similar sentiments from people, from fabric manufacturers to shop owners in the quilting industry. Apparently, if I am to believe what I hear, quilters are...

read more

Quick links

Shop                 Blog

Contact Us         About Us 

 

 

Follow Us On Social Media

Join Our Mailing List

0