Finished It Friday

I had to set this quilt aside for a bit. ┬áThis was the largest quilt I have ever made and it was a struggle to quilt. ┬áTurns out that I also didn't do a great job basting it so that made quilting even more difficult. But, either way... I finished quilting it and I finished... 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 →

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 →

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 →

March 2020 – Annie’s Subscription

Well, we are still practicing social distancing... So, we stay pretty homebound. Yesterday I checked the mail and was so excited to find my Annie's Subscription Kits were in my mailbox! Yay! More things to work on! I have a subscription to Annie's Creative Quilter's Fabric Club, which you can find HERE. I also have... 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 →

Part 2 – Layer Cake Quilt

Piecing Together the Top of Your Quilt Now that you have all of your blocks sewn together you will want to organize these blocks into rows so that you can see how they look. You will want to move them around, stand back, and take a look. Make adjustments as needed. This step may take... Continue Reading →

Part 1 – Layer Cake Quilt

If you have never made a quilt before then you came to the right place. This quilt is so easy to make. And, as a bonus it also comes together very quickly. If you can sew in a straight line on a sewing machine... then you can make this quilt with ease. You will be... Continue Reading →

A Little Bit About Me

A Quilt Blog? What!? Why? Quilt in progress... Amazing colors right!? I always wanted to start a blog, but have thought... "What should I start a blog about?" Food? I like food! But honestly, as much as I enjoy food I am not a very creative chef. I am a mom of two kids with... Continue Reading →

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