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Stash Bee WIP no more. . .take two!

This year I asked the awesome ladies of Hive 2 to make a heart block. Stash Bee Tutorial here. Once all the blocks arrived, I chose two for a very special project for my husband and arranged 12 blocks with some sashing.  I used Kona solids Film story jelly roll. After tiring with my straight […]

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Stash Bee WIP no more!

No rustic barns, no snowy fields. . .but still one heck of a quilt photo shoot! I would love to thank of the members of Stash Bee Hive 10 2014 – you ladies rock! Nela: Shari: Cyndi: Stephanie: And the other ladies of Stash Bee Hive 10, 2014 Cyndi, Ruth, Lesley, Karen and Shari – […]

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all thanks to Kim Kardashian’s behind. . .

I am a devoted ET Entertainment Tonight watcher, I can hum you the intro and very Pavlovian like, I will drop what I’m doing and focus on the screen as soon as it sounds. . .but there is even a limit to how many times I can hear/read the same gossip story.  My bi-monthly hair […]

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swiped from Craftsy. . .

How I have tortured my IG friends with photos of these placemats!  I shamelessly stole the idea from Craftsy – using the same Kaffe Fassett cool range millefiori fabric, the same pattern layout.  But rather than a QAYG, I actually built the quilt sandwich – I’m hoping to become more comfortable FMQ and this was an […]

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Ah-ha!

I love binding a quilt. Now, I really enjoy all aspects of the quilt making process. . .that first whiff of inspiration, the fabric selection, pressing, cutting, sewing, quilting. But to sit at the end of that journey with a quilt on your lap, hand stitching that beautiful binding. . .all cozy and snuggled.  Brings […]

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2014 – the year of the swaps. . .

2014 will truly be billed forever as the year of the swap!  Would you like a little sample of what I’ve done – I hope you say yes because here goes. . . #SchnitzelandBooMiniSwap Stash Bee Hive 10 Modern InstaBee Hive 10 Handmade Birthday swap – Late Bloomer’s Club My Favorite 241 tote for the Tote […]

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January Bee Block

I’m very excited about a new image on my side bar – I am a member of a Quilting Bee this year – Woot! Woot! This was what our January Queen requested: very fun block to make and I thought I’d make her a little crochet bee to celebrate my first bee, any excuse to […]

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