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QuiltCon 2015 Wrap Up!!

Man you guys what a whirlwind weekend! I had a blast and even the ice storm that followed did not dampen my spirits. I...

Quilt Show – Dallas Quilt Celebration 2015

There were several modern to modernish quilts at the Quilters Guild of Dallas' annual show, Dallas Quilt Celebration. Some even got ribbons!! I had three...

Portland Oregon is for Sewists!

I went to the Oregon coast for a beach wedding and planned some days to bop around Portland before coming back. Portland was a...

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Tangelo – Paper-Pieced Perfection!

This quilt was done using the Tangelo pattern by the super awesome Carolyn Friedlander. I recommend this pattern for anyone interested in learning to...

EQ7 Review!

I hemmed and hawed at getting EQ7, software that allows you to design your own quilts, for months. It is a pretty big investment...

Retro Top and Skirt – Butterick 6285

This pattern is from Butterick's Patterns by Gertie line, B6285. I was super excited about this one as I like both the top and...

Clothes – Simplicity 1464 Shorts

I do not have much luck with store-bought separates so I decided to make those instead of dresses. I can buy dresses off the...

Quilt Plano 2015 – Enter Now!

Quilt entry information and forms for Quilt Plano 2015 are now posted! Registration closes June 11, 2015! Link has been updated to the new...

Cascade Quilt – Modern Baby Quilt

Full disclosure: I pattern tested this for Initial K Studio. The fabric is from my own stash though. The pattern is now available from...

Lecture – Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum

I was thrilled to participate in the first ever Bring Your Own Quilt Day at the Bob Bolluck Texas State History Museum. I presented...

Capes 4 Kids at Common Desk

On Saturday I participated in a group sewing endeavor at Common Desk for Capes 4 Kids, a community project by Union Coffee. I had...

Sophie’s Universe – Parts 1 – 6

I am obsessed with this project! I found it searching Ravelry for an interesting afghan that will eventually be a fair entry. The pattern is...

Tote Bag – Park West Bag by Sew Sweetness

Like everything else I have been posting recently, this Park West Bag by Sew Sweetness is for the fair! While volunteering to help with...

Festival of Quilts 2015 – Deadline is a week away!

The deadline is March 30, 2015! One week from today. Put that stamp on and mail your entry out!! Your modern quilts need to be in...