Baby quilt : Machine quilting DONE!!

Woo-hoo!! My very first machine quilted quilt DONE! 🙂 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 !!

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! 🙂 Peg-walls and all!

A quilt for my sister- “Boxed Squares”

This is a quilt that I’ve been “working on” since June… Lol After finishing my first hand quilted kitty quilt, I decided to make quilts for my family too. So this one is for my little sister, it’s a Boxed Squares quilt using a pastel jelly roll from Joan’s. I decided to make this quilt bigger, instead of making 10 rows of 8 squares , … Continue reading A quilt for my sister- “Boxed Squares”

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! 🙂 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! 🙂 I’ve evaluated my life, these … Continue reading Today’s my birthday.. And the WINNERS ARE!?!?

No-Sweat Summer Sewing Series:TOTE BAG! *Part 1*

I found SewVac Ltd. when I started my quilting and sewing journey; they offer a No-Sweat Summer Sewing Series, taught by Miss-Oh-so-talented Linda Jones! 🙂 She was one of the first people who welcomed me when I walked into SewVac , and her positivity and encouragement in contagious! I aspire to take more classes and lectures to learn more about quilting and sewing! Coincidently enough, … Continue reading No-Sweat Summer Sewing Series:TOTE BAG! *Part 1*

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! 🙂

The Iron Quilter’s Challenge !!

I had the pleasure to attend the Iron Quilter’s Challenge, during the quilt festival at the Long Beach Convention Center, and it was UNFORGETTABLE !! I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I was excited about the event when I first read about it. “Culinary artists have done it, and now fabric artists try their hand (or hands) in Quilting Stadium! Be part of a … Continue reading The Iron Quilter’s Challenge !!

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! 🙂