Favorite Fall Projects

Funny how Fall will suddenly jump right smack-dab on top of you. Looking at the calendar I know it’s coming but, it isn’t until it’s officially HERE that I begin to sort through those fall project patterns and fabric bundles. This is when the rubber meets the road and I’m painfully reminded there are only …

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The Janome Memory Craft 9450 – An Honest Review

My search (at least for now) for the perfect sewing / quilting machine is over. In my previous article I described the “train” that enabled me to reach the end of a long fabric tunnel – the train being the Janome Memory Craft 9450 QCP. After using this machine on an almost daily basis (minus …

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The Light at the End of My Quilted Fabric Tunnel

… And the “Train” that brought me to my destination. The road from here: (Kimberbell Basics Spring Charm Pack) To Here: And finally, to the finished quilt: wasn’t all that long but I somehow managed to find at least one hundred ways to turn what was originally a straight stretch of smooth, freshly paved highway …

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A Quilter’s Path to Inspiration

We’ve all been there. A newly released fabric bundle, quilt pattern or QAL announcement appears in our email. The images spark a wave of energy and the anticipation of creating a new “something” takes over all sense of reason and logic. We can can hardly contain our giddiness as we change the blade in our …

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The Best Way to Spend a Monday

And the benefits of mixing tequila and quilt fabric! Hello Sunshine!  The sun has finally returned. The days of below zero temperatures, ice and snow will hopefully remain in the rear view mirror for at least another year! However, this post isn’t about that sunshine, but this one: The Hello Sunshine fat quarter bundle from …

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My Top THREE Time Management Strategies

It’s about time. It’s about time I wrote and published this article about time – specifically time management. Putting the previous year in the rear view mirror I’m feeling a renewed sense of hope and this hope motivates me to set goals and make plans for the remainder of this year. While perusing my emails, …

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How These Projects Saved My Christmas

“Quilt-As-You-Go”…I’ve seen the phrase at least a million times… but never really felt the need to look past the subject title. In fact, my encounter with QAYG happened completely by accident. It all started with a casual scroll through my Facebook home feed when I encountered several posts with video describing the whole Quilt-As-You-Go process …

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