This is a Magic baby blanket class I took at Sewvac Ltd. It was super easy to make! 🙂 I was so excited to make it for my babies, and yes I’m talking about my kitties! It’s taken me some time to edit and just get around to posting this, so I’m going to jump right in! I got to class late and didn’t get … Continue reading No-Sweat summer Sewing Series : Magic Baby Blanket (PICTURES!)
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 🙂 *PICTURE LOADED*
I met Jerry, and his lovely wife Marilyn, at the quilt festival and discovered this handsfree light. Their shop,Cotton & Chocolate Quilt Company , carries many adorable patterns, kits and this Beam N’ Read light! They are so kind! 🙂 I also purchased their sew simple pineapple book, I’ll post about that later. I took pictures of the box all around, it’s easier than me … Continue reading Beam N’ Read Handsfree light from Cotton & Chocolate Quilt Co.
OK! I’ve been so busy with SO many things! But I will do a brief run through as to what I’ve been up to and what you can expect soon! As you know, I bought some foam tiles and “installed them with Raymond, Jeanie and my amazing contractors help! 🙂 My contractor also put perforated hardboard, AKA pegboards, on both of my walls in my … Continue reading What I’m working on 🙂
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 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