I had scheduled to post this tomorrow, but due to my Quilt-Magic post just somehow disappearing, I am posting this tonight. I will be re-typing that Quilt-Magic post and re-posting hopefully tomorrow. In the meantime, here’s an insight to my life and my thoughts. I hope it helps you see where I come from and just know a little bit more about me. NCIS is … Continue reading “Life Before His Eyes” – My ponderings..
This is a Magic baby blanket class I took at Sewvac Ltd. It was super easy to make! 🙂 I was so excited to make it for my babies, and yes I’m talking about my kitties! It’s taken me some time to edit and just get around to posting this, so I’m going to jump right in! I got to class late and didn’t get … Continue reading No-Sweat summer Sewing Series : Magic Baby Blanket (PICTURES!)
As promised, a GIVEAWAY!!! 😀 I had a LONG no-sew Labor Day weekend!! If you didn’t read my post on that, you can find it here. I completed a Quilt-Magic “American Flag” kit, went to the LA county fair and got a cool caricature done, and scored some awesome deals at Joann’s! I have one Hugabook kit, containing a soft picture book and plush toy … Continue reading Labor Day GIVEAWAY!
I have had my hands tied since Friday, resulting in very few posts. Sorry about that! But as you will see, I didn’t even have time to sew this Labor Day weekend. I suppose it’s a blessing in disguise because I really have been lacking sleep due to sewing until 4am. So this weekend was definitely my weekend off, I even scored on some deals … Continue reading My NO-SEW Labor Day Weekend: Sewing machine “repair”, LA County Fair and a sale at Joann’s !!
Ok, basting, basting, BASTING!! My finger tips are pulsing a bit as I write this post; I pin basted a baby quilt using about 400 pins… Lol I’m a pin nut! Basting is when you “sandwich” your quilt backing, batting and quilt top, securing all three layers using one of three methods. Or at least I think there are three common methods of basting : … Continue reading Tutorial : How to pin baste a baby quilt 🙂 *PICTURE LOADED*
I met Jerry, and his lovely wife Marilyn, at the quilt festival and discovered this handsfree light. Their shop,Cotton & Chocolate Quilt Company , carries many adorable patterns, kits and this Beam N’ Read light! They are so kind! 🙂 I also purchased their sew simple pineapple book, I’ll post about that later. I took pictures of the box all around, it’s easier than me … Continue reading Beam N’ Read Handsfree light from Cotton & Chocolate Quilt Co.
I swear quilting and babies are so synonymous to me now!! I’ve always loved kids and want to start a family soon, a lot more now that I’m sewing and quilting!! There are so many adorable patterns, quilts, clothes, diapers and , oh my goodness, the list is endless of things I want to make for kids. Am I the only one with baby fever … Continue reading My new and IMPROVED Crafty Room! 🙂 Peg-walls and all!
This is a quilt that I’ve been “working on” since June… Lol After finishing my first hand quilted kitty quilt, I decided to make quilts for my family too. So this one is for my little sister, it’s a Boxed Squares quilt using a pastel jelly roll from Joan’s. I decided to make this quilt bigger, instead of making 10 rows of 8 squares , … Continue reading A quilt for my sister- “Boxed Squares”
I started taking a Quilting 101 class, at the quilt cupboard, where we will be putting together a quilt with 9 blocks, each using a different technique. We are using “make your first quilt” by M’liss Rae Hawley. This is Annie, the quilt shop’s mascot! 🙂 oh my goodness she’s the cutest!! :)) Here is the wonderful Jill, an incredible teacher , who makes my … Continue reading Quilting 101
I was very happy to have found this quilters design table on sale at Joan’s! 🙂 I use to think I was a great “builder” and following directions!! Boy, this table challenge me!! … After spending a couple of hours on it, I made progress , but kept having trouble getting the screws on some of the hinges. I left it alone that night , … Continue reading My new quilters design table 😛