#FMQStitchAlong – Heart & Feather WholeCloth Workshop with Leah Day – January 23rd

TRUE CONFESSION:  I haven't spent very much time this week (or to-date), watching watching video tutorials by Leah Day, for her Heart and Feather Workshop, nor working on my project.  But, I'm honestly impressed with how much I've learned, how much fun I've had, as well as my progress.  And, I've thoroughly enjoyed virtually sewing … Continue reading #FMQStitchAlong – Heart & Feather WholeCloth Workshop with Leah Day – January 23rd

#FMQStitchAlong – Heart & Feather WholeCloth Workshop with Leah Day – January 16th

I've had a great week watching video tutorials by Leah Day, for her Heart and Feather Workshop and working on my project.  I've also enjoyed hearing from some that have completed this project previously, as well as others that may have signed up for this workshop, but not completed the project.  I'm excited that many … Continue reading #FMQStitchAlong – Heart & Feather WholeCloth Workshop with Leah Day – January 16th

#FMQStitchAlong – Heart & Feather WholeCloth Workshop with Leah Day

First, I want to apologize as I'm late releasing this post.  I had planned to release this yesterday, as I've scheduled all my Stitch A Longs this year for Saturdays.  But, life got in the way and yesterday I was at the Craft and Hobby (aka CHA) Mega Trade Show.  While, I'll be sharing insights … Continue reading #FMQStitchAlong – Heart & Feather WholeCloth Workshop with Leah Day

Free-Motion Quilting: Retrospect on 2015 and Looking Forward in 2016

FMQ RETROSPECT ON 2015: While you may not (yet) be interested in free-motion quilting (FMQ, one of my goals this year is to continue to learn and improve my FMQ skills, as well as continue to inspire others to do so too! Personally,  I'll confess I'm not an expert, and I don't want anyone to … Continue reading Free-Motion Quilting: Retrospect on 2015 and Looking Forward in 2016

Happy New Year – Goals and Plans for QuiltShopGal in 2016

  There is something special about a New Year, as refreshing and fun as a clean chalkboard for you to sketch out your dreams.  You may have the same goal, the same dream, that you carry into the new year, or you may start with completely different goals.  My personal focus is to look forward, although … Continue reading Happy New Year – Goals and Plans for QuiltShopGal in 2016

#NightsBeforeChristmas Party – December 24th – Celebrate with a Freebie, Giveaway, Linky Party and More

Welcome to our final Nights Before Christmas Party.  I hope you are enjoying this holiday season and are also enjoying this virtual party. WHAT IS THE NIGHTS BEFORE CHRISTMAS PARTY?   Anyone who wants to help celebrate the holiday season with good quilty fun and a lot of giveaways, freebies and tutorials can participate.  You'll find: Freebies will … Continue reading #NightsBeforeChristmas Party – December 24th – Celebrate with a Freebie, Giveaway, Linky Party and More

Celebrating Mother’s Day

In honor of Mother's Day, this coming Sunday, I wanted to share a video with Ricky Tims and Libby Lehman, recorded during his recent concert in Paducah.  I'm so happy Libby is getting better.  Many of us feel that quilters around the world are our extended family and I certainly feel that way.  The Quilt … Continue reading Celebrating Mother’s Day