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Brush Off Those Old Handbags and Make them “New” Again

Dooney & Burke Classic Hobo

Old Handbags New Again!

Learn to Quilt With Us!

Banyan Batiks, Illusions, BOM

Let’s Do This! The “Illusions” Block of the Month Sampler Quilt When I first dusted off an old Kenmore sewing machine from storage, I didn’t know a single person nearby who sewed, and I didn’t know how to sew to straight line. Lucky for me, the world of social media was exploding. I found oodles […]

Press On! Left, Right, Open… or Somewhere in Between?

Lal the Lamb Quilted Dresden

As time is of the essence, it is finite and I hope to make a whole lot more quilts. Ones that can be dragged around by a 2-year old, tugged on by puppy play, and aged into soft, worn out cotton over time.

Whole Cloth Quilts Save Time & Money, and They’re Oh-So-Elegant!

KONA Whole Cloth Quilts

As a long arm quilter, I have a confession…. I love quilts. Big quilts, little quilts, square quilts, round quilts, fat quilts, skinny quilts, baby quilts, quilts with stars, modern quilts, old fashion quilts… We have a guest room in our home. The décor du jour is absolutely wild. I have a bright, Bohemian quilt […]

Easy Apron and Oven Mitts from Quilt Panels!

Black Cat Capers Apron/Oven Mitts, Northcott Fabrics

I’m still trying to figure out how to be the all-things-festive mom. I have friends who dress their homes from their foundations to the rooftops in holiday décor. They use patriotic themed placemats and napkins and serve fruity drinks with umbrellas on Independence Day. The smell of warm, clove wine fills the air during Christmas […]