I have recently discovered this hashtag on Instagram and I am hooked! I had tried some hexagon paper pieces at Road 2 California, but I never really found the joy in it. And then one day, I went to class and saw my friend, Sally, working on this adorable pattern! She was kind enough to give me the pattern and paper pieces once she finished … Continue reading #EnglishPaperPiecing is amazing!
When I first started my blog, I had little to no reason to have business cards for my blog. I was blogging for the sole purpose of documenting my craft projects. As my followers grew and I began to attend more quilt shows as a writer and photographer, I was continuously asked for a business card. Ray and I decided to be craft up our … Continue reading Yay, my first sponsor and official business cards!
If you are not a part of Eleanor’s Mystery Quilt Block party, you are missing out!! Last month, Marianne Fons was accused of stealing Eleanor’s quilt! You can view that episode at quiltinaday.tv here! With word spreading of Eleanor’s quilt missing, accusations began to point towards Alex Anderson !! Do you think she stole the quilt?! While Eleanor was “setting the stage” in the studio, … Continue reading An interview with Alex Anderson!
As some of you may know, Road 2 CA is “The Best in the West”! After I heard that, there was no doubt that I was going to be attending that quilt show/ quilters conference in Ontario!! Before I get into my exciting Road 2 CA blogpost, I want to officially announce that I am working for Eleanor Burns and Quilt in a Day. Many … Continue reading Road 2 California Quilter’s Conference
Quilt in a Day has a new ruler: the Wonky Ruler! It is designed by Eleanor And Orion Burns. And just like all of Quilt in a Day’s ruler and patterns, it is super easy to use! You construct your log cabin center like you normally would, add your sides using STRIPS and then place your block under your ruler. Center the square marked on … Continue reading The Wonky Log Cabin!
Can you tell that I’m attempting to catch up on old posts?! Here are some Christmas pictures I MEANT to share around Christmas time but am just now getting to it. Lol I figured they’re cute enough, that sharing them after new year is still okay! 😛 I dressed up my babies as Mrs. Claws, Rudolph the reindeer and Santa’s elf for Christmas. The photo … Continue reading And so 2014 is here!
How is everyone’s holiday season going? I’ve gotten so busy decorating for the holidays, planning what I’m doing with my family for Christmas and trying to divide up my time with all of my siblings! My blog “Ray’s sew Crafty” is turning into “Ray’s sew Lazy”!!! BUT I am happy to announce that this Christmas season I learned and made 17 Christmas stockings! Oh and … Continue reading Happy holidays to all! My holiday season “update” 🎄
I’ve had such a busy month this past month, but I am happy to announce that I am doing what I love for a living : quilting, crafting and blogging! Never did I ever expect any of this to happen when I decided to teach myself how to hand quilt 4 months ago! A big Thank You to all of my friends, readers and followers … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving! Gobble-Gobble!!
I had the pleasure of taking THE log cabin class from, the one and only, Eleanor Burns; She has an incredible Koala studio in her home, Bear’s Paw Ranch in Julian,CA. It was a fun-filled day for me, starting with the drive to Julian. I was born and raised in the heart of L.A. and seeing all those acres of crops and land and animals … Continue reading Log Cabin in Julian with Eleanor burns 🙂 *Picture Loaded!*
Before I announce my winner, I want to say CONGRATULATIONS and happy 35th ANNIVERSARY to Eleanor Burns and Quilt in A Day!!! 🙂 I am still a new quilter,and am just buying QIAD books, but to those who have been readers and followers of Quilt in a Day since the beginning, thank you too for letting Eleanor and QIAD continue to make patterns and books … Continue reading And my Eleanor Burns Goodie Bag winner is!?!?!??!?!?!?!