I have mentioned my sister Deidre, on several occasions. She is the awesome jewelry maker of the family ! I have been wanting to make her a quilt for a while, but have been putting it off because I just… Continue reading
There is no denying it ! Christmas is coming, and there is NOTHING we can do about it, except start early ! As anyone who has EVER given home made for Christmas knows, we start making things MONTHS in advance… Continue reading
OMGosh ! I totally had not realized that I hadn’t posted anything in 2 weeks ! Things have been going like the energizer bunny here of late with projects flying around in every which direction ! This is a good… Continue reading
Since we were having such warm weather here this past week, I took the opportunity to spread out my gargantuan quilt that I recently finished for my bed so that I could get some nice pics of it in the… Continue reading
Big Boy Toys is the theme for one my current projects ! In case there was any doubt, this quilt is 100% testosterone friendly ! I used the Shadowbox pattern from Mountain Creek Creations for this one and I have… Continue reading
So for the past few weeks I have been sharing with you the progress of my current project. The one that allowed me to overcome my fear of feathers ! Well it is now ALMOST finished. It still needs a… Continue reading
I recently posted about my former fear of feathers. Free Motion Feathers to be more specific. These things terrified me ! I have taken numerous classes, watched a million and one videos and still, just could NOT make feathers that… Continue reading
We have all been there. In that moment when the quilt is ready to be quilted, and you have NO clue HOW you want to quilt it. Have you been there ? I know I have !
Sometimes, you get… Continue reading
Hello, my name is Tina, and I used to have Pteronophobia.
In case you are not aware of what that large 5 dollar word means, it is a phobia that I think alot of quilters start out with. It is… Continue reading
As I mentioned in my previous post, I have decided to undertake the Hole In The Wall pattern. Dale left a comment asking to show my fabrics better, so here they are ! There are 6 prints for each color… Continue reading
Well, now that the unpacking and school planning are done and out of the way, I have finally found my quilting groove once more ! Not only have I found it, but it may have grown while it was missing… Continue reading
Those were my exact thoughts the other day as I looked at my calendar. Around here August means getting things ready for school. Since we home school, getting things ready for school takes on a life of its own.… Continue reading
I am all ready to head to the post office later this morning to send out two very special packages !
The larger box is headed to my mom in New Hampshire with the quilt and wall hanging for my… Continue reading
One of the perks of our new home, besides my newer, larger sewing room, is our fantastic new yard ! The downstairs neighbor is a fantastic landscaper and keeps the yard looking superb. This is awesome for me because it… Continue reading