While I was in Houston, last October, for Quilt Market, I met Katja Marek! I am a HUGE fan of Paper Pieces and their products, so naturally, I visited their booth during the show and that’s where I met Katja! She was doing a Book Signing for her new book “The New Hexagon” and I was immediately interested when I saw that it was all … Continue reading The New Hexagon
Hello world!! It seems like a lifetime since I’ve posted! I’ve got several BIG things to post about: #1 Working for Eleanor has kept me super busy and as if I didn’t have my hands full with that, I started a #QuiltyPenPal group! I’m not sure if you follow me on Instagram or not, BUT I enjoy participating in group swaps and independent swaps. So … Continue reading #QuiltyPenPal and updates
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 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.
I started taking a Quilting 101 class, at the quilt cupboard, where we will be putting together a quilt with 9 blocks, each using a different technique. We are using “make your first quilt” by M’liss Rae Hawley. This is Annie, the quilt shop’s mascot! 🙂 oh my goodness she’s the cutest!! :)) Here is the wonderful Jill, an incredible teacher , who makes my … Continue reading Quilting 101
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! 🙂
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 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!)
When I wore these to the quilt festival, they were a hit! 🙂 I love my cats, that’s no secret, and I just couldn’t pass up the opportunity to have them hand painted on a pair of Toms to wear and SHOW THE WORLD! So I did just that, thanks to Alice Toler from Shoe Trip! She took the pictures of my babies, hand painted … Continue reading I LOVE MY CAT’S PORTRAITS ON MY TOMS! 🙂 by Alice from Shoe Trip!