T-Shirt Quilts: Prepare the Shirts

Are you ready to follow along as I turn a pile of t-shirts into a snuggly quilt? https://youtu.be/Vt4wrZrTyi8 I suggest washing your t-shirts before starting.  This client washed them before bringing them to me - that was very much appreciated.  These shirts were brand new, so the wash eliminated a lot of that new t-shirt … Continue reading T-Shirt Quilts: Prepare the Shirts

T-Shirt Quilts: Generating an Estimate

I have made two t-shirt quilts in my life.  I blogged about them, considered putting up a page on my site advertising them as a service, but I haven't gotten around to it yet.  Figuring out a pricing structure held me up. Last week a new client reached out to me, asking if I could … Continue reading T-Shirt Quilts: Generating an Estimate

Holiday Projects Around the Web

Are you looking for the perfect holiday project?  I'm part of a group of crafters on Facebook, and we have a great group of holiday projects for you this year. Kimberly at Sweet Red Poppy has this fantastic Advent Calendar Susan at Super Mom, No Cape has a bunch of fun projects A Prarie Point … Continue reading Holiday Projects Around the Web

Faster Moravian Stars

An English Paper Pieced Moravian Star is a 60 sided object.  There are others out there, made with glass or paper.  Some day I will do more research on the origins of the star.  For now, I just make them. I've figured out a way to make my Moravian Stars a bit more quickly.  It … Continue reading Faster Moravian Stars

Washi Tape Quilting

I like to collect washi tape.  I use it, too, although not with scrap booking or journaling.  Occasionally a piece makes it into my planner, but I don't usually bother with that.  No, I collect it, and sometimes go through my collection and pet it.  It's so cute.  Once in a blue moon my son … Continue reading Washi Tape Quilting

Long Time Gone – Week 1

I am joining Angie, from GnomeAngel in yet another stitch along.  Because two at a time isn't enough.  (The others are 52 Weeks with the Quilter's Planner and the Garden Snails Slow Along.) This time we are making Long Time Gone, by Jen Kingwell.  Jen's samplers are very vibrant and busy, and they haven't really appealed … Continue reading Long Time Gone – Week 1