My 2018 Sewing Goals

Did you know that 2018 marks my seventh year of blogging?! Seven years! Where has the time gone from when I was a shy 23 year old, tentatively entering the scary waters of online blogging? It seems like a life-time ago! Anyhoo! A new year has started (even though we’re four months in already!! Eek!) […]

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Sewing Machines 101

Over the last little while, I’ve been asked some wonderfully awesome questions all about sewing machines. With questions ranging from… What is the best sewing machine to use when I’m quilting? How do I use a walking foot? Can I make a large quilt using my small sewing machine? What are the best types of threads […]

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Mini Craft Haul!

I’ve been buying so many quilting gadgets and sewing accessories over the past month or so (who doesn’t, right?!), that I wanted to share a few of them with you in something that I call: A Craft Haul!   Item #1 ‘The Quilting Answer Book’ | Barbara Weiland Talbert I discovered this little beauty of […]

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Excuse Me, My Quilt Nerd Is Showing!

I tell ya, there’s nothing like receiving Quilt Show entry forms in the mail to get you back into the swing of quilting again! After a lull of about three weeks or so of near to no sewing or quilting, it was a wonderful feeling to get back on the machine. I admit that over […]

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Day 10 of 12 Days of Christmas Crafts

Day 10 is here!! Holy-Moly, can you believe it’s only 3 more days until Christmas?! Oh my! Surprising, I’m pretty much ready for the big day. I have a few cooking chores to do over the next few days but apart from that, I say ‘bring on the big day!’ If you’re still stuck on […]

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Day 3 of 12 Days of Christmas Crafts

And so, Day 3 is upon us! Here is a super simple, super effective Christmas Card that can be easily made within 10 minutes! Enjoy!! Happy Festive Sewing/Making Friends!! xx

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10 Things I Love About Quilting

As a follow-up from my 10 Things I Hate About Quilting post, it seems fit that I’d share with you the top 10 Things I Love About Quilting. Some are very simple pleasures while others are what keep me coming back! In all honesty, it was hard to squash it all down into only 10 […]

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Evolution of a Quilter

During our big room swap a few weeks ago, I found my old sewing machine sitting all alone, unloved and unused, at the very back of my sewing desk. Today I pulled it out, whipped off the plastic dust cover and exclaimed with delight at just at tiny it was! (It’s hard to believe I […]

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Jacob’s Update…

So here’s an update on where I’m up to with my Jacob’s Ladder Quilt… All hand-quilting stitches have gone bye-bye and the quilt (along with my sanity and comfort) said a delightful ‘Hello!’ to my sewing machine and walking foot! I spent a good three to four days quilting  – not surprising, as this quilt […]

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A Perfectly Honest Blog….

Okay, I need to be perfectly honest. I haven’t done any real sewing (that by which I mean on my sewing machine) in almost – get ready for it – 3 weeks! *I feel a fainting spell coming on* As I sit and type, I can’t quite believe it’s been that long since I’ve sat down […]

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