In Crazy Times – Give Joy To Kids!

I'm hearing some fun and creative ideas for entertaining and educating kids during these crazy times and I wanted to take time today, to heighten awareness of such opportunities with Leah Day: Mally The Maker And The Queen in the Quilt, by Leah Day is truly an entertaining story for kids of ALL ages.  I … Continue reading In Crazy Times – Give Joy To Kids!

In Crazy Times – Find Joy, Give Joy!

No matter where you live, these are Crazy times we live in.  But quilting, sewing, and embroidery enthusiasts have it a little easier as we can typically find joy when we take time to create, as well as learn new skills and techniques.  Likewise, we can easily give joy when we create a gift for … Continue reading In Crazy Times – Find Joy, Give Joy!

Ten Fun Projects For Valentine’s Day

Today, I'm looking ahead with plans for creativity and hoping to inspire you to do the same.  Maybe you already have plenty of handmade items for Valentine's Day, or maybe you'd like to make something new for yourself and/or a gift.  Here are a few projects that have caught my attention: LEAH DAY Hearts and … Continue reading Ten Fun Projects For Valentine’s Day

Free-Motion Quilting Challenge – Pumpkins, Sponsored by Martingale

If you have not yet tried free-motion quilting, or not yet feeling comfortable with it, I hope this challenge encourages you to give it a try.  Likewise, for those that have tried FMQ, maybe comfortable with it (or not), I hope you'll also give it a try.  Learning/improving our FMQ skills does require practice, practice, … Continue reading Free-Motion Quilting Challenge – Pumpkins, Sponsored by Martingale

Who Turned 34 and Celebrating with a Great Sale ?

Did you hear Leah Day turned 34 this week?  Happy Birthday to Leah and thank you for all you do to make our world of quilting so wonderful.  She shared her heartfelt thoughts in a sweet video that I found very positive and want to encourage everyone to watch: To celebrate her 34th birthday she … Continue reading Who Turned 34 and Celebrating with a Great Sale ?

Leah Day Designs – Machine Embroidery – Stitch N’ Paint

Have you seen the new Stitch N Paint designs at Leah Day Designs? These are machine embroidery designs that stitchout beautifully, and perfect for using fabric markers to color, as you design.  You can frame your works of art, turn them into greeting cards, mini-wallhangings, zipper purses, etc..  The possibilities are endless and they are … Continue reading Leah Day Designs – Machine Embroidery – Stitch N’ Paint

#FMQStitchAlong – Heart & Feather WholeCloth Workshop with Leah Day – February 14th

First, I want to wish you a very Happy Valentine's Day.  I have fond memories of this day, as a child and trading cards and enjoying yummy cookies with fellow students.  I still smile with delight at anything with a Valentine's theme and absolutely love receiving silly cards. The Heart and Feather Wholecloth Quilt Workshop, … Continue reading #FMQStitchAlong – Heart & Feather WholeCloth Workshop with Leah Day – February 14th