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Jurgis and Ona – Improv

In my ongoing sewing with stash initiative, I am steadily clearing out long ago designed projects. For this one, the striped green and white...

Belcarra Blouse

The temperature should start dropping because I made another item from goods purchased at Modern Domestic in Portland! I usually buy stuff that goes...

Handbag – Blossom Bag by Amy Butler

I printed this free pattern off some time ago. It was a free pattern on Sew Mama Sew but it does not seem to load...

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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...

Crochet – Fingerless Gloves With Bow

I got the idea from this post but I was not sure of the instructions being a beginner. I was unsure what the pattern...

Dog House – Butterick 5867

I live in a 1920's bungalow, which, for those unfamiliar with architecture styles, means there is no insulation and  I can feel a breeze from...

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...

Another Holiday Dress!

I took a sloper class from US a while back and made a bodice sloper. I have been researching how to use it with...

Retreat Review!

I went on the Spring Retreat with the Dallas Modern Quilt Guild a few weeks ago and had a total blast! I got major...

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...

Sewing Studio – Remade

I try to reevaluate my sewing studio as often as possible. I also strive to keep it tidy but things start piling up and...

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...

Festival of Quilts 2015 – Enter Now!

Quilt entry information and forms for Festival of Quilts 2015 are posted! (Click on Quilt Show 2015 on the left.) Registration closes March 30, 2015! The show...

Quilt Alliance – Go Tell It at the Quilt Show Interview

While I was at QuiltCon 2015 I signed up for the Quilt Alliance's Go Tell it at the Quilt Show initiative to talk about...

The Blue and Green Quilt: Improv Log Cabin Part 2

I began this quilt a while ago and talk about the initial design in Part 1. The quilt was made specifically to enter into...