Wow! 6,000 friends on instagram means I’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! ❤ 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!!

“The Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns” by Barbara Brackman and my Crows Nest Quilt. 

Do you come across any quilt blocks or quilt tops and wonder “What pattern is that?”.  I certainly did when I bought my first antique quilt blocks! I was a newbie to quilting and knew nothing about patterns.  Behold, the “Encyclopedia of pieced Quilt patterns”. This book is AMAZING!! I mean, just, AMAZING! Any block or pattern there ever was is in here, catalogued in … Continue reading “The Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns” by Barbara Brackman and my Crows Nest Quilt. 

My October AccuQuilt Project

   Hi!  I am so excited about my AccuQuilt project this month, I made Scrappy Christmas Placemats and Coasters. They came together so quickly using my AccuQuilt dies and I used up a lot of my scraps!  Check out my project on AccuQuilt’s blog here: https://www.accuquilt.com/blog/education/go-tutorials/scrappy-christmas-placemats-coasters/      In my AccuQuilt post , I mentioned sharing pictures of my kitties here on my blog. As promised … Continue reading My October AccuQuilt Project

#QuiltyPenPal and updates

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

AccuQuilt’s B.O.B. Blog Hop- My Double Wedding Ring Quilt

If you have an AccuQuilt, then you know how helpful the dies are when it comes to cutting your borders,squares and even half square triangles. AccuQuilt also has dies that make a whole project with one die! This Blog hop, organized by AccuQuilt, is dedicated to those B.O.B. (Block on Board) dies! During this blog hop, all of the patterns of the dies being featured … Continue reading AccuQuilt’s B.O.B. Blog Hop- My Double Wedding Ring Quilt

New Dies from AccuQuilt and a Block Party Blog Hop

AccuQuilt has new Dies this Spring, and they look like so much fun! (You can take a look at them, and buy them, here.) I was more than happy to participate in their Block Party Blog Hop featuring one of their new dies! 🙂 Everyday, from May 19-30 , a blogger will post and share inspirational projects you can make using the new dies! I … Continue reading New Dies from AccuQuilt and a Block Party Blog Hop

An interview with Alex Anderson!

If you are not a part of Eleanor’s Mystery Quilt Block party, you are missing out!! Last month, Marianne Fons was accused of stealing Eleanor’s quilt! You can view that episode at quiltinaday.tv here! With word spreading of Eleanor’s quilt missing, accusations began to point towards Alex Anderson !! Do you think she stole the quilt?! While Eleanor was “setting the stage” in the studio, … Continue reading An interview with Alex Anderson!

Road 2 California Quilter’s Conference

As some of you may know, Road 2 CA is “The Best in the West”! After I heard that, there was no doubt that I was going to be attending that quilt show/ quilters conference in Ontario!! Before I get into my exciting Road 2 CA blogpost, I want to officially announce that I am working for Eleanor Burns and Quilt in a Day. Many … Continue reading Road 2 California Quilter’s Conference

The Wonky Log Cabin!

Quilt in a Day has a new ruler: the Wonky Ruler! It is designed by Eleanor And Orion Burns. And just like all of Quilt in a Day’s ruler and patterns, it is super easy to use! You construct your log cabin center like you normally would, add your sides using STRIPS and then place your block under your ruler. Center the square marked on … Continue reading The Wonky Log Cabin!