Category Archives: quilting

Sewist: The New Sewing Social Network

It’s been a little over a month since the new Sewist.com site opened. It’s a place where members can share sewing and crafting projects, review and comment on projects, and socialize in groups. You can search through hundreds of patterns in our growing database … Continue reading

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Infinite Possibilities

Recently I was asked to make seven shirts and several bow ties for Lecien Fabrics of Japan for the upcoming Quilt Market in Houston Texas. They sent me a new line of fabric called First of Infinity. It’s designed by Fujita and … Continue reading

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A Tour of my Sewing Studio

I have a great little sewing room, with just enough room to turn around. It used to be my youngest daughter’s bedroom before she went off to college. Now it’s my dedicated work and storage space. I’ve been a busy … Continue reading

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Put a Cuna Bird on It!

The sewing challenge for the month of April at “The Monthly Stitch” is to “Put a Bird on It”. What would I do? After thinking about it for a few weeks, I came up with an idea. I dug around until … Continue reading

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Sewing in Seattle!

My husband and I took a little trip to Seattle a few weeks ago. We attended the Sewing and Stitchery Expo at the Washington State Fairgrounds. I have never been to a  sewing/quilting expo in my life so this was … Continue reading

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A Tour of my Sewing Studio

I cleaned and organized my sewing studio the other day.  It’s the perfect space to make a mess, and it usually is messy! So, I wanted to document how it looked after working on it all day. I have three … Continue reading

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Sewing Round Up 2014

Another fun and fabulous year of sewing is coming to an end! I enjoyed every minute of it too. It was a wonderful experience to edit for Lekala, participate in the Monthly Stitch, and be a member of The Ready … Continue reading

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Persimmon Baby Quilt

I had just a little over a week to make a baby shower gift for a dear family friend. Luckily, I had previously purchased a cute little Persimmon Charm Pack from the Missouri Star Quilt Co. and a matching Bella Solids … Continue reading

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New York! New York!

Mood Fabrics in New York City! Recently I visited New York City with a friend and we “really did the town” so to speak. We enjoyed five full days of museums, Broadway shows, opera, improv at UCB , sketching in Central … Continue reading

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Emandal Art Retreat 2013

Before the end of summer, I was invited to attend an art retreat at the amazing Emandal Farm. You need to make a side trip to this link, so you can understand the complete awesomeness of this location. It’s a … Continue reading

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