Repairing a Sweet Baby Quilt, A New Quilt on the Long Arm and Fabric Matching

I worked on repairing this well-loved sweet baby quilt for a co-worker.   This is a wonderfully scrappy quilt made by Virginia that I am quilting. And I pulled the…

Boston Red Sox, Father’s Day and Grace Sewing

While Grace and I were talking about options on what she could make her dad for Father’s Day, she did what any other fabric lover does. You go through your…

Traci’s Illusion Quilt

I love the 3D look of this quilt pattern.  This is a great  to showcase many different fabrics and I love how Traci placed them in such a way to…

In the Hoop Embroidery, Pinwheels Off the Long Arm and Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival Fun

This came off the long arm…. I made a little “In the Hoop” embroidery bag for a traveling friend with the fabrics  below my sample. Took classes and attended the…

Southwoods Stitchers – June

Rosie stopped by to say hi. It’s been 3 years since she’s been able to come. She started as a teen with her mom and grandmother. A couple of those…

Autumn Donation Quilt

Six Fat Quarters: A few more seams, cuts and turns: Some variegated thread: Long arm leaf motif quilting: Results, a quick donation quilt measuring 36″ x 44″.  Fun experimenting on…

Pebbles on the Long Arm, Donation Placemats, and Father’s Day Gifts

Still working on this quilt by Marcia. Started a set of scrap placemats during our sew-in on Friday: Spent some time with this cutie making a Father’s Day gift (no…

Marcia’s Elephant Quilt

Marcia brought the cutest panel to class one day, debating on how to frame it. The “Snail’s Trail” block seemed perfect mimicking the elephant’s trunk. Here is the fabric she started…

Fidget Quilt

Our guild is collecting fidget quilts for a couple of organization and we’ve also made them during the donation sew-in’s I have each month. I made this one a while…

Quilting Diamonds, Table Runner Prep, Fat Quarter Top Pieced and a Pieced Backing

This quilt is ready for binding! Our sewing club mini retreat made a table runner and a “bonus” project so I prepped the supplies. What in the world will I…

Nita’s Owl

Nita turned a grandmother’s heirloom that was falling apart into special gifts (Christmas stockings and ornaments) that are pictured here. She still has some quilt left that is usable so she…

Quilts, Pillowcases, Mug Rugs, Placemats and More – Student Projects for May

This is a photo heavy post, a lot of sewing is going on… Rita with one of her donation quilts. Marcia has been working on piecing a back that is…

Memorial Day Display

I posted about this display of flags for Memorial Day in a field across the street from where I work a few years ago. This YouTube video by Daniel Ryff…

The Seam Ripper is Your Friend

“Become friends with your seam ripper.” This is a saying you will hear from me if you take any of my classes. It’s one of the “rules.” Mistakes are going…

Quilting Diamonds, Another Fat Quarter Quilt and a Leader Ender Mini Quilt

Still working on these and still unsuccessful with trying a little bit each day. I started another fat quarter quilt like the one shown in this post.  I’m taking pictures as…

Sewing with Children, Hand Sewing, A Mother’s Day Gift

Grace started this fox back in October and decided she wanted to finish it up on an overnight : The next morning she wanted to start on the elephant for…