“Oh, it’s not for me! I’m buying it for a friend!” Because it’s on sale. It keeps without refrigeration, and you don’t have to cook it to enjoy it. Also, you never have to feed it, change it, wipe its
From Mary Quilts comes this free pattern, Heart Strings. What a great way to use up scraps and strips. I have loads of strips left-over from making my Stitch and Flip quilts years ago.
Ever tried the Origami-style of folding fabric? Here’s a great tutorial on making the Cathedral Window Quilt. The instructions with photos are very well done, and the finished quilt is simply gorgeous using the jewel-toned fabrics.
Here’s a very interesting idea on using Glad’s Press ‘N Seal Freezer Wrap to mark quilting designs. I might give this a try on the quilt I need to finish this weekend. Have you tried it?
Here’s a free pattern from Mary Quilts, Double 4 Patch. The piecing is very simple, yet the overall effect is gorgeous.
Here are a couple of wall hangings that are in my living room/sewing area. They are pre-printed fabric, which I quilted (not easy to see). In the centre of the panel, I did my first free motion meandering that wasn’t
I found this old table-top ironing board someone had left beside the garbage bin downstairs. It needs some new padding, and a new cover, but I think it’ll work nicely on my table beside my sewing machine for certain projects.
The winner for my 6-Month Anniversary Celebration is… *drum roll please* Number 17, Amy, from Wisconsin who wrote, I am from NW Wisconsin. To answer my “favorite” thing about quilting…GOLLY! That’s tough. I enjoy ALL stages, but the quilting stage
I came across these three video tutorials created by Sharon Schamber where she shows using Elmer’s School Glue for attaching binding to a quilt. It sure looks easy when she does it. Yesterday afternoon, I picked up some of the
Here are some pictures I took at the Ottawa Tulip Festival this past weekend. My friend and I walked from Lansdowne Park up to Commissioners Park and took photos along the way. I’m hoping to go to Major’s Hill Park