How to Improve Your Quilting Experience

And Why You Should Never Stop Learning When I began my quilting journey I never gave much thought to any aspect of the process beyond fabric, thread and a machine. Nor did it occur to me that this path would become a life-long learning to experience. That once you learn the ropes – the basic …

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The Janome 9450 vs the Continental M7

It is an understatement to say I am amazed at the number of comments I continue to receive regarding my review of the Janome 9450 both online and in person. When I made this purchase I felt the 9450 was IT. IT would be the last sewing machine I would ever purchase. IT still is …

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Quilt As You Go Technique – Top Five Things to Know

Quilting – Coming or Going? It’s been more than once or twice during the past few years I’ve been seriously quilting that I’ve run across the term “Quilt-As-You-Go” – QAYG, the acronym often used. I never really gave it much thought until after I finished quilting a rather large quilt for my granddaughter’s Sweet 16 …

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Lessons Learned In My Quilting Space

My Quilting Space / Sewing Room Before: Organized chaos And Now: How it’s going… As you can see, the sewing room makeover is still (just like a few of my quilting projects) a work in progress. As much as I’d like to start another sewing or quilt project, it’s just not feasible. I so wanted …

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When Time Refused to Stand Still

When Life Appears To Be In a Stand Still… ┬áThe winds of change could be on the horizon. You’ll look around and see nothing is any different today than it was yesterday or last week or last year however, that marks a signal to pay attention…close attention. What comes next could be a series of …

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A Little Inspiration Goes A Long Way

Inspiration – be it a little or a lot – it’s the magic ingredient that sparks our need to create. If the adage , “Inspiration is everywhere”, is true, then the task of becoming inspired is not so much “where” to find this inspiration but how to recognize the potential of an event/object/idea to generate …

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