Monday, January 22, 2018

More Organizing Tips for Quilters

Hello and happy Monday! Today I have some more organizing tips to share!  This year's cleaning and purging of the sewing room has been quite the journey as I've been forcing myself to deal with some things that haven't really been organized in years (think boxes of serger thread not used in a decade, miscellaneous notions, and older fabrics). 


Just this weekend I realized how important my filing system is in the sewing 

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Saturday, January 20, 2018

The Saturday Seven | 8

Happy Saturday! If you are new here, I post fun finds and interesting things mostly related to quilting each Saturday.  Of course I often add something fun to read, fun to cook, and fun for the home!  Enjoy...


My final quilt top finish for 2017 came home from the quilter this week, and yes,

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Friday, January 19, 2018

Quilting Life 2018 BOM

Happy Friday! Today is the first post in my 2018 Mystery Block of the Month series.  The series will run very similar to last year's.  I'll post a block each month around the 20th.  There will be twelve blocks this year; however, this year's block will just be presented in one size.  Blocks will finish at 12 1/2"--just a little bit bigger than last year's blocks.


As I was deciding what to do this year my hardest decision was deciding what

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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Valentines Pillow Tutorial

Hello and happy Thursday! Last year I made a super cute Valentine's pillow and wanted to make a companion pillow for it; however, things got really busy right before the holiday, and the left-over fabrics were put away in a bin.



Thankfully I was able to find my left over fabrics with all of the organizing and

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Work in Progress Wednesday

Hello and happy Wednesday! It's work in progress day! Yesterday I shared a bigger finish I had over the weekend, and today I'll share some of the smaller finishes...along with some soon to be works in progress!


Last weekend my daughter Chelsi and I were able to do a fun weekend takeover

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Block of the Month Finish

Hello and happy Tuesday! I'm so excited to share that I finished up my 2017 Mystery Block of the Month quilt top! This is my third finish so far this year (but all of the blocks were finished for two of them before the end of last year).


When I finished all of my blocks I still had several of the fat eighths I hadn't yet

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Saturday, January 13, 2018

The Saturday Seven | 7

Happy Saturday! It was busy week, and it sure did go by fast!  I was able to get a lot more accomplished than I thought I would, though, so that was a good thing!





Cleaning and organizing in my sewing room is going well, and I'm loving how 

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Friday, January 12, 2018

More Hope Chest Quilt Blocks

Happy Friday! Today I'm sharing some of my daughter Chelsi's recent finishes for our Hope Chest Quilt Along this month! She's been sewing up a storm this week!



I love seeing how the Swell Christmas collection is working with this quilt 

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Quilt Works in Progress

Hello and happy Wednesday friends!  I finished up going through my works in progress, listing them, and doing some thinking about my first quarter goals for 2018. It feels so good to have done this, and most importantly to have written it down!  I feel ready to start making some progress!

Scrappy 1930's Farmer's Wife using Denyse Schmidt fabrics

I have a few tips to share on this topic today, too--so I'm hoping you can gain

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Jelly Roll Quilts...and More!

Hello and happy Tuesday! Today the Spring 2018 issue of Quilts and More magazine hits newsstands! And I'm pretty excited about it for a few different reasons!

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I have a fun jelly roll quilt included in this issue made with our upcoming The

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