New Dies from AccuQuilt and a Block Party Blog Hop

AccuQuilt has new Dies this Spring, and they look like so much fun! (You can take a look at them, and buy them, here.) I was more than happy to participate in their Block Party Blog Hop featuring one of their new dies! 🙂 Everyday, from May 19-30 , a blogger will post and share inspirational projects you can make using the new dies! I … Continue reading New Dies from AccuQuilt and a Block Party Blog Hop

Yay, my first sponsor and official business cards!

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!

An interview with Alex Anderson!

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!

The Wonky Log Cabin!

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!

And so 2014 is here!

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!

Happy holidays to all! My holiday season “update” 🎄

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” 🎄

Log Cabin in Julian with Eleanor burns :) *Picture Loaded!*

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!*

And my Eleanor Burns Goodie Bag winner is!?!?!??!?!?!?!

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!?!?!??!?!?!?!

Eleanor Burns Goodie-Bag Giveaway *update*

In case you have not heard, I am hosting a very neat giveaway! 🙂 I had the pleasure to attend Eleanor Burns “Historical Bed Turning and Tea” event and it was great! 🙂 Please read about that here, as well as enter my giveaway! The *update* is that most of the time stamps I have linked in that post were to the youtube video of … Continue reading Eleanor Burns Goodie-Bag Giveaway *update*

A play mat for Jeanie :)

A surprise post! Lol I’m sorry I’ve been so busy getting my life together, trying to be more active and spontaneous that my blog has been neglected. I hope to continue trying to balance out everything where I can post daily and share my projects with you all ! 🙂 I was invited by my dear friend to a celebratory party at the Los Angeles … Continue reading A play mat for Jeanie 🙂