“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. 

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!) 

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 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!

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

#EnglishPaperPiecing is amazing!

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!

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!

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!*