#WhiskerWednesday : Our journey to healthy, natural and raw, OH MY!

I am sure that we’ve mentioned that we love our cats as our family members. They are not just little animals to us. Yet, we mindlessly open a can for their dinner and pay no attention to the ingredients inside the can. Could you imagine if we were given a can of mysterious “meat” for our breakfast and dinner and were expected to be happy … Continue reading #WhiskerWednesday : Our journey to healthy, natural and raw, OH MY!

“The Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns” by Barbara Brackman and my Crows Nest Quilt. 

Do you come across any quilt blocks or quilt tops and wonder “What pattern is that?”.  I certainly did when I bought my first antique quilt blocks! I was a newbie to quilting and knew nothing about patterns.  Behold, the “Encyclopedia of pieced Quilt patterns”. This book is AMAZING!! I mean, just, AMAZING! Any block or pattern there ever was is in here, catalogued in … Continue reading “The Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns” by Barbara Brackman and my Crows Nest Quilt. 

#Whisker Wednesday : Cats, traveling, harnesses , leashes…a stroller? 

Today’s #WhiskerWednesday is brought to you by our still-upset babies that LOATHED our cross country move… they really want us to figure out how to make them feel comfortable going outside.  If you have a furrbaby, specifically a “rescue” cat, you might be able to sympathize when I say that when you take a 100% indoor cat OUT of the house, it’s always an event… … Continue reading #Whisker Wednesday : Cats, traveling, harnesses , leashes…a stroller? 

The #MischiefQuilt by Karen at The DIY Addict! (And a WINNER!) 

And the winner is…  Jessica AND Amy!! 🐱❤ Surprise: we have goodies for everyone!! 🌱 Every kitty deserves some Purrvana Kitty Kush! 😊  (Please email me your mailing address and I’ll get these out in the next day or two! Rayssewcrafty@gmail.com)  For today’s #MakeSomething Monday , I’ll be posting about my current obsession: Karen’s Mischief Quilt ,that is paper pieced!! Karen , at The DIY … Continue reading The #MischiefQuilt by Karen at The DIY Addict! (And a WINNER!) 

My January AccuQuilt Project 

Happy New Year everyone! I hope that you all had a great end of the year for 2015 and a fun start to the new year 2016!  I certainly did! Before the 2015 year ended, Brad and I took a trip to the Grand Canyon! A first time for both us and it turned out to be a trip that we will never forget!   … Continue reading My January AccuQuilt Project 

The New Hexagon

While I was in Houston, last October, for Quilt Market, I met Katja Marek! I am a HUGE fan of Paper Pieces and their products, so naturally, I visited their booth during the show and that’s where I met Katja! She was doing a Book Signing for her new book “The New Hexagon” and I was immediately interested when I saw that it was all … Continue reading The New Hexagon

#QuiltyPenPal and updates

Hello world!! It seems like a lifetime since I’ve posted! I’ve got several BIG things to post about: #1 Working for Eleanor has kept me super busy and as if I didn’t have my hands full with that, I started a #QuiltyPenPal group! I’m not sure if you follow me on Instagram or not, BUT I enjoy participating in group swaps and independent swaps. So … Continue reading #QuiltyPenPal and updates

AccuQuilt’s B.O.B. Blog Hop- My Double Wedding Ring Quilt

If you have an AccuQuilt, then you know how helpful the dies are when it comes to cutting your borders,squares and even half square triangles. AccuQuilt also has dies that make a whole project with one die! This Blog hop, organized by AccuQuilt, is dedicated to those B.O.B. (Block on Board) dies! During this blog hop, all of the patterns of the dies being featured … Continue reading AccuQuilt’s B.O.B. Blog Hop- My Double Wedding Ring Quilt

The 12 Hexies (or less) Blog Hop

Have you caught the English Paper Piecing bug yet?! 🙂 I have!! (You can read my first post on my discovery of paper piecing here.) And I’m more than happy to start off Diane’s , from Crafty Pod, “12 Hexies (or less) Blog Hop”. Diane is such a talented designer, writer and crafter, please check out her page and show her some love! Ray’s Sew … Continue reading The 12 Hexies (or less) Blog Hop

AccuQuilt’s Block Party Blog Hop- My Flowering Snowball project!

Sooooo…. ACCUQUILT HAS NEW DIES!! 😊😊 11 new dies that is!! And they asked me to participate in their Block Party Blog Hop to feature one of their new dies!! I couldn’t be any more excited to join in! You can view my first blog post here. AccuQuilt has 11 neat new Dies, you can peruse and shop for them here. I decided to pick … Continue reading AccuQuilt’s Block Party Blog Hop- My Flowering Snowball project!