Memorial Day Weekend

And thus concludes the planned blocks for the Off Centre (like the fancy spelling?) quilt top. The design of the top is improvisational-heavy so there’s a chance I’ll need to make more blocks (although, to be honest, I’m not looking forward to making more). Tomorrow I start on the white fabric which will go in-between the blocks. […]

virtual Market literally over

This week, and virtual Market, is over. I do feel slightly down I wasn’t able to attend the real deal but it worked out I was in town this week. Between work, VMQG sew-down, the May VMQG meeting and miscellaneous distractions I was able to get some work done. Now to start planning the next […]

A post in three parts

1. (The Crown) My friend, and fellow MQG community site moderator, Christine got me this super-duper crown. It is, bar none, the coolest thing ever. Thanks again! 2. (More Blocks) Yes, I’m back to this. I’m hoping to have enough blocks done by…maybe mid-May (holy crud, it’s already mid-May! Let’s say…late May). Then I actually have […]

Jaybird Pattern Review – Mini Northern Lights

Sara Lawson from Sew Sweetness (whose blog you already read, RIGHT?) made a terrible mistake and let me write a guest blog post in which I reviewed Julie Herman’s Mini Norther Lights pattern (and companion ruler). Click on the outtake photo below to be taken to the post.  

A whole-day class and I got one good photo?

Maureen and I took a class from Luke Haynes (yes, him again) on Saturday at Sew Modern. We had a blast and learned a lot. For me the class was way out of my comfort zone because I’m used to working with a very homogeneous selection of fabric. Using used clothes with some crazy stretch […]