Wow! 6,000 friends on instagram means Iā€™m giving away 6 prizes!!

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! ā¤ 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 Iā€™m giving away 6 prizes!!

A “brief” update! :)

Hello everybody! How are you doing?!? I apologize for not posting as often as I used to, due to my current Eleanor Burns Goodie bag Giveaway ( a giveaway inspired by Eleanor Burns Bed Turning and Tea event), I didn’t want to crowd my blog and not make these two posts easily accessible to my new followers! šŸ™‚ But do not fret, here’s an update … Continue reading A “brief” update! šŸ™‚

Eleanor Burns Goodie-Bag Giveaway *update*

In case you have not heard, I am hosting a very neat giveaway! šŸ™‚ I had the pleasure to attend Eleanor Burns “Historical Bed Turning and Tea” event and it was great! šŸ™‚ 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 ! šŸ™‚ I was invited by my dear friend to a celebratory party at the Los Angeles … Continue reading A play mat for Jeanie šŸ™‚

Quilt-Magic : American Flag

This Quilt-Magic kit was very fun to make! šŸ™‚ It is a kit that comes with a foam board that’s laser cut for the fabric pieces! It doesn’t get much easier than that! No special tools required, it comes with the pattern and pieces of fabric to cut out. With the pattern numbered, you simply tug the pieces of fabric into the pre-cut foam board … Continue reading Quilt-Magic : American Flag

Baby quilt : Machine quilting DONE!!

Woo-hoo!! My very first machine quilted quilt DONE! šŸ™‚ 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!!

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 !!

Tutorial : How to pin baste a baby quilt :) *PICTURE LOADED*

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 šŸ™‚ *PICTURE LOADED*

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! šŸ™‚ Peg-walls and all!

Today’s my birthday.. And the WINNERS ARE!?!?

I AM ANNOUNCING THE WINNERS FOR MY BIRTHDAY FREEBIE IN THIS POST! But before that, I’m 21 today! šŸ™‚ Woo-hoo! I’ve never been the party type, but I’m glad to be “of age” to join in on the fun during my quilting classes; some of the ladies occasionally bring a bottle of wine to class, I can participate now! šŸ™‚ I’ve evaluated my life, these … Continue reading Today’s my birthday.. And the WINNERS ARE!?!?