Building Blocks

So, I am going to tell this to you right up front since I don't want to lose your trust.  To make this block, you will actually need to make two blocks.  It is fun though! And it comes together quickly.Like Tuesdays block, you have a few options on how you put this block together.... Continue Reading →

Quickly Assemble A Buffalo Plaid Quilt

Let's be real... Life is crazy right now.  Things are different.  We need to stay home.  We need to stay isolated from those who aren't in our immediate family.  Things just don't feel right.But, when I can sit down and sew... Well, that feels normal.  I start to forget the crazy world we are in.... Continue Reading →

Easter Tote Bag

I have about a million quilts in progress right now.  Sometimes I need a project that I can start and finish in one day.  When I get that urge, I almost always make a tote bag. Do you ever try to fall asleep and a pattern just enters your mind?  Here is the thing... I... Continue Reading →

Budget Quilt Progress

I have been working away on this budget quilt.  I repurposed all the fabric for the quilt blocks from men's button up dress shirts.  It is pretty amazing how much fabric you can get from breaking down clothing! I designed this quilt top around just two different block patterns.  Is anyone else in love with... Continue Reading →

March Pre Cut Quilt Shop Subscription!

I absolutely love getting my different monthly subscription boxes and this one is my favorite subscription because they send so much stuff! Let me start by saying, this March box isn't my favorite from them, but it is still filled with some pretty awesome stuff! So... Here is what I got! This box always comes... Continue Reading →

Easy Budget Quilt Progress

I have been working away on this budget quilt using repurposed fabric from dress shirts! I am still questioning the orange and green blocks, but I am going to keep moving forward with it and decide when I finally finish sewing all of the blocks if I need to change the layout. Right now I... Continue Reading →

Easy Budget Quilt

Using repurposed men's dress shirts I really love repurposing items I already have. I hate waste and I love saving money. Right now is the perfect time to source fabric from items I already have since I can't go out and shop because of Coronavirus! We have actually been taking this time at home to... Continue Reading →

Scrappy Quilt

Since we are all currently homebound for an undetermined amount of time, I decided to start tackling my quilt fabric scraps.  I personally only save scraps of fabric that are about an inch wide or more. I started cutting my fabric into 2" squares and 3.5" squares.  If I come across any fabric scraps smaller... Continue Reading →

Quick Quilted Tote Bag

Because of the immediate current events taking place in the world right now, I have had the opportunity to work on quite a few projects.  Social distancing allows you to commit to staying home a lot!  There are benefits apparently... Even though there are few.   So, I put together this tote in one day.... Continue Reading →

Free Motion Quilting Struggles

My comfort zone when it comes to actually quilting my quilts is following the seams and/or just quilting in straight lines. This year, I really wanted to learn how to free motion quilt.  I love how free motion quilting opens up so many possibilities to showcasing the design and patch-working of your quilt top. But... Continue Reading →

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