I recently won a free Laser Cut Quilts kit from Quilter's Candy Box. I love entering giveaways on Instagram. I do try to only enter the ones for things I would enjoy, but lucky for me, I'm a fabric junkie, so I like almost all of it. This kit is called Sew Peachy, and was … Continue reading Sew Peachy
I had another shop sample to work on last week. It is for an octagonal table mat. Not really my thing, but fun to make. This pattern is from Sweet Treasures, designed by Terri Staats. It came together easily, although I did make a mistake as I added the rounds. It's important to add the … Continue reading The Centerpiece Tablemat
I have been connecting more closely with the local quilt shop where I bought my Gammill. The team at Olde City Quilts is very nice, and it is totally worth the drive to visit. I mentioned to the owner that I would be willing to make shop samples. I had no idea how enthusiastic Judy … Continue reading Playing with Cuddle Fabric
I get stressed out when I have a lot of partially finished projects and planned projects piling up. To help myself feel organized and productive, I decided to work on a Dogs in Sweaters quilt, pattern by Elizabeth Hartman. I chose to work on it "full time" until it was done, so I can have a … Continue reading Dogs in Sweaters
I have completed my very first customer quilt for Jan, at Color, Creating and Quilting. It was so much fun. I hope she loves it. Thanks for trusting me, Jan! Jan sent me a quilt top she purchased from Vicki, at Vicki's Crafts and Quilting. The pattern she used is "Oh My Stars" by Anka's … Continue reading Customer Quilting!
My Number One Fan reminded me yesterday that I haven't posted this week. Sorry, Mom! I've been distracted from the blog with managing my quilting business and learning to be social. It's hard! I have kept up with my Long Time Gone, and I'm still on track to finish on time. This group was all … Continue reading Long Time Gone, Week 10, 11 & 12
I have been practicing with Darla, getting my courage up to offer my quilting services. I've done a few charity quilt tops, some practice pieces, two t-shirt quilts, a bunch of baby quilts (and sold two!), and I think I'm ready to offer my services to the public. My friend Jan, at Color, Creating, and … Continue reading Longarm Quilting Sale