The Anatomy of a Win

the three dresses

My friends all know that I'm a competitive person. I LOVE contests. When I was younger, it was rough. I really, really, really wanted to win. But nobody wins all the contests, all the time. Though I ended many a contest in tears, it didn't dull my love of competition. Thankfully. Because as an … [Continue reading]

Woven Top Zippered Pouch

Woven Top Zippered Pouch Tutorial

I'm not much of a scrap quilter. I often pile my scraps into a box until it overflows, then mail it to a friend who likes to quilt with scraps. But every now and then I'm inspired to get scrappy... like with these Art Gallery Fabrics Scraps that I wove together to make a zippered pouch! I took … [Continue reading]

Camper Hoop Art

Cute Trailer Hoop Art

I love stitching up mini hoops for friends. Much quicker to whip up than a quilt, doesn't take much space in the recipient's home, and still a fun … [Continue reading]

The biggest Social Media lie I ever told.

At some point, we've all lied on social media. They are usually lies of omission. Sharing a photo of our beautiful dinner; omitting the chaos of … [Continue reading]

8 Simple Free-Motion Quilting designs – using ONE basic motion

Free Motion Quilting Designs

Last year, I created this video showing 8 simple Free-Motion Quilting designs that you can make using one basic motion. If you learned cursive writing … [Continue reading]

How to Prepare your Quilt for Quilting

How to Prepare your Quilt for Quilting

After you've pieced your quilt top, it is time to quilt it! But how do you prepare your quilt for quilting? I've teamed up with Fave Quilts to make … [Continue reading]

How to make a T-shirt quilt from start to finish

It has been a couple years since I filmed my how to make a t-shirt quilt series. Time for an updated video! I got together with my friends at Prime … [Continue reading]

Blithe Blog Tour

Blithe Fabrics EPP Pillow

I'm so excited to be part of Katarina Roccella's Blithe Blog Tour! I've been a long-time fan of her whimsical fabric designs, and I have been a fan of … [Continue reading]

Pokemon Halloween Costumes

pokemon costumes

I thought I'd share our family Halloween Costumes this year. My boys, in all the Pokemon Craze, decided they wanted to be Pikachu and Raichu for … [Continue reading]

10 Reasons why this Mom Loves Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go is a new app that launched for Android and iOS platforms about a week ago. Chances are, you've heard about it, or you're living under a … [Continue reading]