Quick Tip – Quilt Binding, Sewing those ends together

How many of us struggle with connecting the ends of our binding in a smooth and clean way? Probably more than would like to admit. Me personally, I hate binding and hand binding especially. Maybe hate is too strong of a word, but it is my least favorite part about making a quilt. In fact, … More Quick Tip – Quilt Binding, Sewing those ends together

For that person that has everything…

So Christmas is coming…and with it comes the struggle of what to get for that person that has everything. Don’t settle with just giving money or a generic gift card. Give the gift of memories. Secretly collect (or let them know and be involved with the process) their old cherished shirts from college, baseball tournaments, … More For that person that has everything…

That one day I spent lots at the Quilt shop

Yeah…that was today, but it wasn’t all for me…in fact only 3 yards of the about 30 yards was for me. First, there was some heavy neutral cotton for Sammy’s weighted blanket. Yes it is plain, but then we can make lots of duvets for more excitement. Then this lovely Brown stripe to accompany the … More That one day I spent lots at the Quilt shop

Even Quilters have Birthdays

Yes, today is my birthday. I graduated from the 20’s and have moved on to the 30’s. I have heard that they can be the best years, so I’m kinda looking forward to them and all that is ahead. The festivities started yesterday at work with cheesecake. The mail held the first and faithful birthday … More Even Quilters have Birthdays

“Vacation” Quilt Photos as Promised

They have been a long time coming…but here are the rest of the quilts that I was able to get in while on my quilt “vacation”. I had this pre-pieced piece for quite some time. I searched through my stash, found a backing that would work and put it in my to do pile. Just … More “Vacation” Quilt Photos as Promised

And It’s Back to Work for the Quilter

Vacation is over…at least for the next three days. It was nice while it lasted, got several quilts done, one still needs to be bound and 2 are only cut out…I shall see if I can fit them in along the way. (Photos to come) But for the next couple days I need to get … More And It’s Back to Work for the Quilter

It’s a Quilting Vacation

It’s my vacation time…I usually set aside Christmas through the first or second week of January for me. Time to rest and take it easy after the Christmas rush. A time were I can work on my own projects. I finished up the last quilts of my customers on December 18. That gave me a … More It’s a Quilting Vacation