My NO-SEW Labor Day Weekend: Sewing machine “repair”, LA County Fair and a sale at Joann’s !!

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 !!

My new and IMPROVED Crafty Room! :) Peg-walls and all!

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!

My hand-quilting class with Jill!

I took a hand-quilting class, shortly after finishing my first hand quilted quilt. The amazing Jill, at The Quilt Cupboard, taught me how to properly stitch/ hand-quilt using the rocking motion. It was quite fun learning how to quilt the right way! Lol We sandwiched muslin, batting and some plaid fabric on a hoop. Jill had us trace and stitch a pretty medallion-like stencil design! … Continue reading My hand-quilting class with Jill!

Pink/Blue Table Runner by Jordan Fabrics

I finally finished and mailed off the last of my dozen freebie soft children’s books today! 🙂 (Thanks again for reading and following my blog, don’t forget to enter for a chance to win one of five cross stitch kits here) It took a while for me to work on the books, organize my crafty room, care for my new vegetable garden( that’s now threatening … Continue reading Pink/Blue Table Runner by Jordan Fabrics

No-Sweat Summer Sewing Series:TOTE BAG! *Part 1*

I found SewVac Ltd. when I started my quilting and sewing journey; they offer a No-Sweat Summer Sewing Series, taught by Miss-Oh-so-talented Linda Jones! 🙂 She was one of the first people who welcomed me when I walked into SewVac , and her positivity and encouragement in contagious! I aspire to take more classes and lectures to learn more about quilting and sewing! Coincidently enough, … Continue reading No-Sweat Summer Sewing Series:TOTE BAG! *Part 1*

ADVICE NEEDED: Sewing Machine Tote Bags!?

After everyone, at the quilt festival, persuaded me to attend the Road to California‘s quilter conference, I’ve registered for some classes! I even printed the entry form to submit a piece!! 🙂 Raymond’s little sister, Jeanie, supervises ALL of my printing! She even bites and tugs at the sheets of paper as they slide into the printer, just to make sure that I’m paying attention … Continue reading ADVICE NEEDED: Sewing Machine Tote Bags!?

Tutorial: Fabric Keychains

I just got back from The Quilt Festival’s preview night and, MY GOODNESS, I NEVER WANTED TO LEAVE! 🙂 So many nice people, so many beautiful quilts, kits and patterns!!! I’m so glad I decided to buy the package weekend tickets! I met so many nice people and will soon post about what I bought, what I will be featuring and creating tutorials and many … Continue reading Tutorial: Fabric Keychains