Wow, wow, WOW! 6,000 friends on Instagram, y’all are too sweet! I’m so flattered by your continuous support and love in all that I do, it truly means the world to me! ❤ And the best way to show you is by giving 6 of you some goodies! On my Instagram account , @RaysSewCrafty, I have posted 6 bundles for you to enter to win. … Continue reading Wow! 6,000 friends on instagram means I’m giving away 6 prizes!!
Woo-hoo!! My very first machine quilted quilt DONE! 🙂 I took the easy route and quilted diagonal lines across the whole thing, I’m very happy with the end result! After I basted this quilt (you can read about that here) , I had initially wanted to hand quilt it. I was doing a simple X, from corner to corner, in each square. But with many … Continue reading Baby quilt : Machine quilting DONE!!
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 !!
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!
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 😛
So as you know, when I attended the quilt festival, they had foam tiles throughout the booths. I had to have some in my crafty room! So I went to foamtiles.com and ordered nice light wood foam tiles. Each tile is 2 feet squared and come with two removable edges for corners and sides. I took everything off the floor in my crafty room and … Continue reading Foam tiles! 🙂
Ok, this post is WAY overdue! 🙂 But alas, it’s here!! A photo timeline of the very first hand quilt I’ve quilted. As a self taught hand quilter, I learned most of this from youtube videos, but also missed a couple things. Lets begin shall we! I found the pattern above on Joan’s project website, then proceeded to go pick out fabric: KITTY THEMED! I … Continue reading My very first hand quilted kitty quilt! 🙂
I GOT MY FOAM TILES!!!!! 🙂 I got my foam tiles “installed” with the help of our amazing contractor! I will post on that soon! In the meantime, I will show you how I’ve been organizing my fabric with these awesome “The Fabric Organizer“‘s. ***WARNING: PICTURE LOADED*** They offer three sizes of organizers: Large, Shorty and Small. And they all have multiple snaps to attach … Continue reading Organizing my fabric with The Fabric Organizer by DeNiece’s Designs! 🙂
Hello hello everyone, I do apologize for my absence on my blog, I’ve been very busy! 🙂 But updates coming very very soon! One thing that has been eating up my time is this “pendant light for quilting” that I saw in this zippy strippy video by Quilt Crafts… This woman has a neat lamp hanging around her neck, that has a 6 foot cord, … Continue reading Pendant light for quilting- WHERE TO BUY ONE!
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