A Quilting Journey

My Sewful Retirement

Stringalong 2019

Lori, with Humble Quilts is having a string-along this year. I didn’t discover the string-along until February 1 so I missed the January link up. String piecing or string quilts are named for the strips…

My Introduction to Paper Piecing

Happy Tuesday! I’ve had Paper Piecing on my “to do” list for a few years now. The technique both intrigued and scared me. Stitching on a line seemed easy, but sewing in reverse seemed odd.…

My Dresden Plate Obsession

Happy Friday! I spent a lot time sewing this week, mainly working on a baby shower custom order for twins! I did get a couple of quick projects for myself finished ? I had a…

Friday Finishes

Happy Friday! I have three small finishes to share today just in time for February – the month of Love! Curvy Log Cabin Heart Wall Hanging — measures 23 x 30 inches – made with…

Friday Finishes

Happy Friday! I have two small finishes to share today. Earlier in the week I was trying to decide what fabrics to use for the Jolly Bar Merinque quilt so I watched this video on…

Holiday Mini Quilts – Day 2

Happy New Year! Today is a work day…company is gone so I’m stripping beds, taking down decorations and overall house cleaning! My Santa kids were super generous this year giving me a robotic vacuum cleaner.…

Gift Sewing Madness

Happy Wednesday! We had a great time traveling up north for Thanksgiving. It was great visiting family and eating delicious food!  The cold weather however did not agree with me – I have been sick…

Pick A Pumpkin Blog Hop

Thanks for joining me today for the Pick A Pumpkin Blog Hop sponsored by Carla Henton from Creatin in the Sticks. This is my first time participating in a blog hop. I’ve been sewing for…

Karla’s Sunflower

Happy Wednesday! Living in Florida there are no visual clues to indicate changes to the seasons. Using my active imagination I pulled strips from my batik stash that made me think of fall on the…

Feeling Fall

Happy Monday! I love fall! I love the rich palette of colors from sunflowers, leaves, mums, and pumpkins! I’ve had making a pumpkin quilt or table runner on my to do list for quite awhile.…

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