Pincushions!

Pincushions! I'm on a pincushion binge! I took Kelly Cline's "Create Your Own Vintage Pincushion" online class, and now I'm hooked.  Using vintage linens, I'm sewing and quilting on pincushions and having a ball. You all probably have some of these old linens in a...

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Skyfall Block 24!

Skyfall Block #24! More work with the Corner Beam tool in this block, and also the Tucker Trimmer. Rules for the BOM:  One block will be featured from Skyfall each month between newsletter editions.  The block will only be available for free during that one month. ...

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New Mini UFO

New Mini UFO   I got a chance to dive into my UFO pile, and pulled out this miniature that I made probably 20 years ago.  The miniature quilt is 10 1/2" x 12 1/2".  The three layers were already spray-basted, and I had quilting designs laid out on tissue paper. ...

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Skyfall Block #23!

Skyfall Block #23! This block is more complex, using both the Corner Beam and V Block tools.  I know you can handle it! Rules for the BOM:  One block will be featured from Skyfall each month between newsletter editions.  The block will only be available for free...

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My New Featherweight Table

My New Featherweight Table I have to show off the table for my Featherweight sewing machine, a gift from my husband! My husband is a woodworker, so he understands the concept of cutting something up into pieces and putting it back together in a new and different way. ...

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Skyfall Block #22

Skyfall Block #22! We're still working on 4-inch blocks, and this block uses the Split Rects tool. Rules for the BOM:  One block will be featured from Skyfall each month between newsletter editions.  The block will only be available for free during that one month. ...

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Playing with the Star 60 Tool

Playing with the Star 60 Tool This week I finally got to play with the Star 60 tool.   This newest tool from Studio 180 Design has been out for about a year, and three new technique sheets with additional designs for the tool were just released.  Here we go! The Star...

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Skyfall Block #21!

Skyfall Block #21! We're still working on 4-inch blocks, and this block is a rectangular block made square by some extra strips. Rules for the BOM:  One block will be featured from Skyfall each month between newsletter editions.  The block will only be available for...

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Working on My Christmas Quilt

Working on my Christmas Quilt Just a quickie post - I've been working on The Quilted Goose's Christmas Joy Quiltalong.  Here are the blocks from Month 2, some piecing and some paper piecing:     And here are the blocks for Month 3, both paper pieced:  ...

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Can you say Bargello?

Can you say Bargello? I was asked by members of my guild to teach a Bargello class.  I haven't made a Bargello quilt in years, so I had to brush up on the technique. Traditional Bargello quilts imitate bargello needlepoint embroidery in their design.  Multiple strips...

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