It feels like it's been so long since I've been really able to commit to a big quilt project. I've done a few small projects here and there but it sure doesn't scratch that quilting itch to play with some fabric and make something wonderful! - The Jelly Roll Rug Pattern! I've had this small … [Read more...] about Current Project: Jelly Roll Rug
Something that has been on my mind a lot recently has been trying to use what I have on hand to create quilts instead of feeling like I HAVE to go out and buy a lot of fabric for each and every project. AKA Scrap Quilting! It is so tempting to walk through the aisles like I have all the money, … [Read more...] about My Favorite Scrap Quilting Advice
Have you ever played the "Never Have I Ever!" game? It's pretty fun :) I started thinking about creating a sewing edition and before I knew it everything had spilled out... and below is the final version! This activity is perfect if you're just curious where you stand... It's even better if you … [Read more...] about Never Have I Ever! (Sewing Edition!)
I have wanted to make a DIY Pegboard for sewing tool storage for a really long time. My sewing room in my old house just didn't really allow for it. But we moved aaaand... I have this empty wall and... It's so totally going to happen this time! I'm going to share with you the steps and pics … [Read more...] about HOW TO: DIY Pegboard for sewing tool storage
So it is finally here, photographed and ready for you to see! We moved about 2 months ago and I had to reconfigure my whole sewing room again! Just FYI, Here is my sewing space in our old house. :) [Fair warning, this post has A LOT of photos :) ] First of all, I love you so much for your … [Read more...] about NEW Sewing Room Tour! (We moved!)
Hey there! We know to iron your quilt seams as you sew... It is a really big deal - like, non-negotiable for some people, right? But what if you're new to quilting and you're asking yourself... Why? Why do I HAVE to iron my seams? - I hate ironing. DO I HAVE to iron my quilt seams? - I … [Read more...] about How to Iron your Quilt Seams
If you're looking for a fun activity, you can never go wrong with a trip to a local quilt show! I absolutely LOVE quilt shows! You can't beat a day of quilting fun! Are you a quilter? - Go to be inspired and admire the works of other quilters! Are you a wannabe quilter or art lover? - Go … [Read more...] about All About Local Quilt Shows + My Trip to the Knight’s of Columbus Charity Quilt Show!
So you've completed the quilt top! Yay!... now, what do you do on the back of your quilt? We've all been there... It feels harsh just to slap some random fabric on it and call it "good", right? Especially if you really challenged yourself and poured out a lot of time and effort into the front … [Read more...] about What to do on the back of your quilt?
Hey! If you are just starting out with quilting and find that you're overwhelmed with the sheer talent of almost everyone else around you, it is totally ok! I know exactly what you're going through and I can help you get down some of the basics! Today I'm sharing my favorite Beginner Quilting 101 … [Read more...] about Beginner Quilting 101
Heres the thing... sometimes it isn't all sunshine and roses in my sewing room! Sometimes its a messy fight to the end with the seam ripper... and "UGH! WHY CAN'T THIS JUST WORK?!" Today I'm going to share with you what to do when your WIP quilt will not cooperate with you. Heads up, WIP = Work … [Read more...] about What do to when your WIP quilt will not cooperate with you?
So the other day... it happened. I heard my first Christmas song on the overhead speakers of the grocery store we were shopping in for 2019. I'm not even going to lie... I got giddy! I love this time of year! Ok yes... November 7th is a little too early to be starting the Christmas tunes (even for … [Read more...] about Quilty Things To Make For The Holidays
What a fun and amazing weekend I just had in Houston at the International Quilt Festival 2019! If you ever have the opportunity to attend this show... you have to. That's the rule, ok? I don't care if you've barely picked up a needle and thread or you've been sewing for years and years or … [Read more...] about International Quilt Festival 2019 – A Recap Video!