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!

Folded Star PinCushion by PlumEasy Patterns! (MY VERY FIRST PINCUSHION!)

I attended the Quilt Festival all four days, being fortunate enough to have gotten an individual step by step demo on this incredible pincushion template, designed and created, by Deborah herself at PlumEasy Patterns. She created this sheet template, instructions, fabric kit and ground walnut shells with a great and easy way to make a pincushion!! I had to have one and give it a … Continue reading Folded Star PinCushion by PlumEasy Patterns! (MY VERY FIRST PINCUSHION!)

Cheryl Ann’s Design Wall: A Must-Have in your Crafty Room! :)

I was walking around the quilt festival and came across Cheryl Ann’s Design Wall booth and just knew I had to have one of these in my crafty room! It’s such a neat concept: an easy to build stand, slip in a flannel piece of fabric, and with the slanted design, it holds your pieces of fabric! Maybe it’s just me wanting to simplify the … Continue reading Cheryl Ann’s Design Wall: A Must-Have in your Crafty Room! πŸ™‚

“Wee-beings” by Kenzie Mac & Co. :)

At the quilt festival I met Nancy, co-owner of her shop with her daughter Lauren, Kenzie Mac & Co. They have such adorable patterns and kits for kids clothes, totes, aprons and many more! And all of their products are MADE IN AMERICA! Big plus! “Kenzie Mac & Co. was inspired after the birth of a precious baby girl named Mackenzie. Mackenzie’s mom[Lauren] and grandma[Nancy] … Continue reading “Wee-beings” by Kenzie Mac & Co. πŸ™‚

The Quilt Festival day two: I bought some goodies! :)

So day two at the quilt festival AND I’M HAVING A BLAST! Every time I come, I meet new people and just want to stay here all day, but thanks to the parking meter today, I was only allowed about two hours to shop at the festival. Boo! Luckily, I got ALMOST everything that I wanted. I was glad to have gone to yesterdays preview … Continue reading The Quilt Festival day two: I bought some goodies! πŸ™‚

Tutorial: Fabric Keychains

I just got back from The Quilt Festival’s preview night and, MY GOODNESS, I NEVER WANTED TO LEAVE! πŸ™‚ 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

Tutorial: Fabric Keychains

I just got back from The Quilt Festival’s preview night and, MY GOODNESS, I NEVER WANTED TO LEAVE! πŸ™‚ 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

My Introduction to the world!

Hello everyone and welcome to Ray’s Sew Crafty! This introduction is long overdue, but at last, IT’S HERE! I’m beyond excited to start my own blog! πŸ™‚ I hope that in sharing my crafting experiences, struggles and adventures, IΒ help out at least one person in their crafting journey. My name’s Diana and this is my little baby Ray! We are inseparable, we craft together, sleep … Continue reading My Introduction to the world!