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What is Fussy Cutting?

Have you ever found someone online that makes the most beautiful quilts? We all have different styles and colors and patterns we prefer. Rita from Red Pepper Quilts makes the…

White Ceramic Hanging Pot

You guys. My husband hit it out of the park this year with my Mother’s Day gift. I think I had pinned this hanging indoor pot on last year’s Christmas…

Economy Block Quilt – Work in Progress

Lots of fussy cutting and trimming this weekend! I am thoroughly enjoying piecing these economy blocks together. I am using Red Pepper Quilt’s tutorial for making and trimming economy blocks.…

Kerchief Girls & Vintage Fruit Label Fabric

I promise this will be the last post for a while that just features fabric. I told you last week was all rain. I guess cloudy and wet days call…

Heather Ross’ Scattered Floral Fabric

I told you yesterday that last week was the week for buying fabric. Yes, indeed, it was. I have plans for a vintage inspired floral star quilt, and once I…

Robert Kaufman’s Sevenberry Stripes

Last week was a rainy one! Like, every day rain and no sunshine and mud outside everywhere. One day I may have actually encouraged my children to watch a movie…

Springy Quilted Pillow Covers in my Etsy Shop

I just added a few new quilted pillow covers to my Etsy Shop. These were definitely created with spring in mind! Here’s a precious pink quilted cover with a petite…

Vintage Inspired Fabric Pull

Top row: Maribel Dot Floral (Windham), Tiger Lily Cream Wreaths (Windham), Junebug Orange Pears (Dear Stella), Feedsack Flower Cluster in Yellow (Windham) Bottom row: Tiger Lily Green Kittens & Yarn…

Sewing Room Storage | Simple + Creative Solutions

A few months ago, I posted the before and after pictures of my sewing + craft space. It was a space that severely needed some organization. Since requesting my husband…

How to Sew a Half Square Triangle

Just recently, I set out on a quest to get back to the basics of sewing and quilting. I was having some trouble with points & seams lining up, and…

What kind of Thread should I use?

Many of you know I run a very small Etsy Shop. I enjoy it. It’s been fun. I make and sell at the pace that is needed for my time…

How I Tripled my Blog Hits in One Month

Friends, I have in no means ‘made it big’ in the blogging world, but I have found the balance right now of striving for success and having fun. We all…

Miles Luke

Life on the blog has been a bit quiet, and right now, it’s good to be spending my time elsewhere. Most of my day is spent holding and feeding our…

Fabric Inspiration: A Scrappy and Bright Fabric Combination

Here’s a bit of fabric inspiration for my low volume (ish) type sewing friends. I posted this picture last week on Instagram. I kind of laughed because we are due…

Sewing a Baby Blanket with Cotton Fabric, Wool Batting, & Double Gauze

I did a little experiment last week. And I experimented on a baby gift for a friend. I’m not convinced that was a good idea, but I think it turned…

Hexagon Templates for Sewing a Hexie Quilt – 2 Inch, 2 1/2 Inch, and Three Inch Patterns

Hi friends! A few days ago, I published a post about sewing scrappy hexagons. To supplement that tutorial, I provided a few sizes of templates for you to easily print…

How to Sew a Scrappy Hexagon Block for Quilting

This is a major scrapbuster for fabric! Scrappy hexagons are a bit tedious, but they will use up your smallest scraps and strips that you can’t bear to just throw…

A Dresden Plate Quilted Pillow Cover

I’ve been gathering up all my scraps and favorite fabrics from my little stash as I start a scrappy Dresden Plate quilt. I’ve been experimenting and experimenting until I can…

Triangle Garland for Valentine’s Day Decoration

(Pink Triangle Garland) I’m not sure where to attribute my new love for pink, but maybe it’s the thought of three little boys running around our house. My husband even…

How to Sew a Super Absorbent & Large Dish Drying Mat

About six years ago, a good friend gifted me a homemade oversized dish drying mat. We had no idea that mat would sit by our sink almost every day for…