Stay at Home and Hop With Us!!

I’m baaaaack!!! How are you enjoying this so far? Found any patterns that are just begging you to dig into that stash and start a new project?? Well I’m hoping you will join me again for the next round of designers. Oh goodie!!

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APQS Used Machine Sale

We know that spending time on quilting is a great stress relief for so many. With uncertain times ahead, I’m taking this opportunity to let you know how to get your hands on an APQS machine. It is rare for a used APQS longarm to come up for sale because quilters rarely want to let theirs go.

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Stay at Home and Hop With Us!!

Here we are again! I hope you enjoyed browsing through the list of designers from my first post on Saturday and showing them some love. Today I have a whole new batch for you to explore. Happy Shopping!!

Puppy Girl Designs https://www.puppygirldesigns.com

Phoebe Moon Quilt Designs https://www.facebook.com/phoebemoondesigns

The Devoted Quilter https://www.devotedquilter.com

Christa Quilts https://www.christaquilts.com

Stitched by Susan http://www.stitchedbysusan.com

Tamarinis https://www.tamarinis.com

Studio R Quilts https://www.studiorquilts.com

Toadally Quilts https://www.toadallyquilts.com

From Blank Pages https://www.fromblankpages.com

Cotton Street Commons http://www.cottonstreetcommons.com

Puppy Girl Designs https://www.puppygirldesigns.com

Phoebe Moon Quilt Designs https://www.facebook.com/phoebemoondesigns

The Devoted Quilter https://www.devotedquilter.com

Christa Quilts https://www.christaquilts.com

Stitched by Susan http://www.stitchedbysusan.com

Tamarinis https://www.tamarinis.com

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Stay at Home and Hop With Us!!

Welcome to our Virtual Designer Shop Hop!  The word is to stay at home so why not just stay at home and hop with us!?!

These are extraordinary times we are living through and many of us are no
doubt stitchin’

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International Quilting Day – March 21, 2020

Celebration Day is almost here! International Quilting Day is always the third Saturday in March and this year falls on March 21st. The usual celebration you might expect to find is groups of quilters gathering together to sew on their projects or charity projects. Some join online challenges and mystery quilts.

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A funny thing happened in the wee hours …

Last night was sleepover time for my grandson who will be 3 in July.  Since we downsized in 2015, my sewing room is also the laundry room which was converted from a bedroom before we bought this house.  It has great storage with two closets and a counter on top of the washer and dryer which was why I claimed this room before the ink was dry on the contract!

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New pattern release

I confess I have fallen off the blogging bandwagon in a big way.  But today I have something to share that warrants a post.

Today I’m publishing a pattern on my website and in my Etsy shop, the proceeds of which will go to a valuable work with children in Uganda. 

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What to do when a quilt backing is too short for your quilt

So this happened in my studio yesterday…math isn’t my best skill and I readily admit seeking assistance from my math saavy friend when needed.  I had a customer quilt to load and it made use of some leftover diamond pieces to form a star on the back of the quilt.

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Hand Quilting – Choosing your quilt top…lessons learned

Would you say you are a patient person or an impatient one? I think I tend to be more impatient than patient but I’m working on it. .

About this time every year Bonnie Hunter of Quiltville gets ready to release her annual mystery quilt. I always say I’m going to resist,

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What if scenarios for the stash…

It all started with me staring at this:

This is my humble stash.  Not shown are the strip bins in my closet containing ample strips in a variety of widths. For the most part those strips are neglected (moment of honesty!). 

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