Crocheting a Rug, Pattern Planning and a Flannel Quilt

Making another crocheted rug with selvage edges and narrow strips in preparation for a guild presentation. Planning a new pattern though what I think will be the final result is very…

Birds in the Window 2 by Traci

Traci’s first Birds in the Window quilt is here and the quilting showcased the quilt pattern and fabric. This second one is a great use of a scenic fabric, adding…

Fidget Quilts, Meet the Iron Lady and Quilt Prep – Donation Sew-in for August

Lana and Johna finished their fidget quilts. Here are close-ups of some of the details. I love finding a use for fabrics that would not be used otherwise. Marla doesn’t…

Vacation, Hannibal Quilt Shop, Weaving, Scraps and 4 Great Boys

We vacationed/camped last week outside of Hannibal Missouri with my daughter, husband and 4 boys, Colson 11, Caiden 9, Christian 7 and Camden 13. Small town but lots of visitors…

In The Hoop Embroidery Projects

This may be “cheating” sewing but I enjoy it and some projects are just worth the effort. I made this “Flying to Pieces” zipper pouch by Kimberbell  a while ago…

Cheerful Scrap Quilt By Virginia

This wonderful colorful scrap quilt was made by Virginia. I used the pantograph Deju Vu by Urban Elementz for the pattern. I love the mix of spiral with feathers. Here…

Pyramid Pouches, Frixon Whoops and Camping Projects

Not too much sewing this week. I did prepare my supplies to make pyramid pouches for mini retreat at our sewing club. This was quick and easy and cute. Grace…

Grace, Winnie the Pooh, Quilting Flowers,Mine Craft and a PJ Play Day

Last year I found out that my granddaughter, Grace, thought that the best days were the days she got to stay in her pajamas and play. I thought that sounded…

Libby’s First Quilted Quilt

Libby came to class to learn how to quilt her own quilts. She took home a ruler, some tips and returned with a completed quilt to show off. The quilt…

Quilting Loops, Murphy’s Law, a New Leader/Ender and Playing with Grace

I got this on and off the long arm  for a customer in time for a PJ play day with Grace later in the week. Moved a leader/ender quilt to…

Marcia’s Spiral Pinwheel Quilt

One of the advantages of quilting a quilt for a student is I not only get the fun of the quilting but I also get to enjoy the process of…

July Student Updates, A Paper Doll Quilt, Mug Rug, Mini Charm Quilt, Binding, Treasure Bag and Map, and Fairy Frost

Terri seriously taking on her second quilting project. She is expanding her skills by doing flowers and loops. Rita made several quick and easy hexagon mug rugs. Nita is making…

Quilt Finish, Bed Runner, More Studio Updates and Weaving Begging for Attention

This came off the long arm… to make room for this. A bed runner for a customer… I changed out my desk for a new workspace for student use and make…

Ikea Quilt Storage

This is storing my fabric (or I should say some of my fabric) and you can see more detail here.  It worked so well I bought another one to store…

Traci’s Diamond Quilt

One of the best parts about long arm quilting for others is having a lot of fun quilts to quilt as well as marvel at the different ideas, colors and…

Flying Geese Swirls, Week in Review

The majority of my time this week was spent on this quilt. This is fun but time-consuming. In between I did some In The Hoop Embroidery by Kimberbell.  Getting ready…