Let the Sew-along begin.

Above you see a quilt sandwich, a scissor pocket and two tabs which will hold the strap in place. We will be making a quilt sandwich that is big enough to cut all of these pieces, in addition to a thimble pocket. The pattern in Quilting Arts Holiday magazine states to cut your quilt sandwichContinue reading “Let the Sew-along begin.”

Gather your Sew-plies!! sew-along.

This is a weekly online sew-along based on the Quilting Arts Holiday 2014-2015 gifts article that Melanie Testa wrote. The purse is named, Gather your Sew-plies, which is a small reversed styled backpack, containing a pocket for your scissors. This bag makes moving around your studio and keeping track of small items like a thimble and scissors easy. Join us.

Sewing, Stitching, Embroidery.

The Little King has been doing quite well. He loves Chicknbits. Arrow can no longer hear well, his sight isn’t 100%, but he knows Chicknbits. He will lead me to the cabinet when he thinks of them. He has been a snuggle bunny, lap focused. He is warm. He smiles a lot. We put anContinue reading “Sewing, Stitching, Embroidery.”

Thread as traveler.

David and I just got back from shanty town, oh uh, I mean, Seattle. What a great city. It feels like a town, which is nice. It is such a working town, quiet, humming right along, I loved walking the streets. We passed through neighborhoods, quaint with corner shops, over highways, alongside real traffic, through alleyContinue reading “Thread as traveler.”

Fragments old, made new.

The poppy sew-plies purse got nixed. I like that piece too much to cut it down to size and at the same time, I don’t want to have one off sized purse in the lot. So I searched my stash and am making a new ‘graffiti style’, embroidered ‘Gather your Sew-plies’ purse. Perhaps I couldContinue reading “Fragments old, made new.”