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Best Quilt of 2014

This quilt was by far the most well-received quilt of the eleven I completed this year. It won 2nd place in the Riley Blake...

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...

Clothing – Tuxedo Apron

I entered sewing stuff at the State Fair of Texas in 2014 and fell hard for it. Like, I talk about it constantly and will...

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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...

Pom Quilt – Part 1: Design Woes

Two months into sewing with only what I have, the plan is starting to pay off! My sewing room was jammed up with all...

Faux Fox Stole

One time I was in a Goodwill with B. We keep our financial affairs separate so it doesn't matter what I spend on things;...

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...

Quilt Plano 2015 – Deadline is a week away!

The deadline is June 11, 2015! One week from today. Put that stamp on and mail it out!!

The White Quilt – My Favorite!

This is currently my favorite quilt to see hanging in a show. It makes me swell with pride every time I see it up...

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...

Quilt Shows – Advice

Entering a show can be intimidating but once you get your first one under your belt it just get's easier and easier! Here are...

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...

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...

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...

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...