Sewing a Village – Week 1

I joined some of my friends at the Jersey Shore Modern Quilt Guild to start another sew-along.  Eileen is a master at luring people into her projects.  She wields FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) like a Jedi Master. You can find information about the sew along, hosted by Stitch Supply Co. on their website.  The … Continue reading Sewing a Village – Week 1

Want to be a Better Quilt Blogger?

Registration for the 2028 NQBBH opens today!

The New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop is right around the corner.  If you are a new quilt blogger, you owe it to yourself to sign up and participate as much as you possibly can.  I joined a few months after launching Dizzy Quilter, and I know it made a big difference for me.  I met … Continue reading Want to be a Better Quilt Blogger?

Happy Galentine’s Day!

If you are not familiar with Galentine's Day, do yourself a favor and watch Parks and Recreation.  My husband and I watched the series over the past year or so, and it is a relaxing dose of silliness written by smart people.  Don't you miss TV shows with smart writers? You can find a clip … Continue reading Happy Galentine’s Day!

Island Batik Ambassador Box

It's here!  And I've finally opened it.  I waited an extra TWO DAYS to open my box.  The first day I was in the city all day, and then just too tired to make a video.  Then, it was the day my mom was coming to visit, and I thought it would be more fun … Continue reading Island Batik Ambassador Box

Windows to My Heart

It's official.  I'm a published pattern designer.  A blogging friend, Michelle of That Black Chic, reached out to me last year and asked if I would design a Valentine's day quilt suitable for beginning quilters for her new magazine.  I said yes. With beginners in mind, I came up with a plan to make a … Continue reading Windows to My Heart

One Block Wonder – Guild Class

This past weekend I was able to attend a class taught by my local quilt guild.  Rebecca's Reel Quilters offers regular programs, and they are a lot of fun.  I get to spend an entire Saturday with my quilting buddies, and we learn a new technique.  It is always so much fun to see the … Continue reading One Block Wonder – Guild Class

Blue is the Color for February

Here is my version of Pattern by Jen's block for February. Isn't it lovely?  I'm doing the 6" version. I plan to make a donation quilt for my guild when I'm finished. It is entirely half square triangles (hst), so a good piece to practice accuracy in construction. I used my Bloc Loc ruler to … Continue reading Blue is the Color for February