byAnnie.com Placemat Quilt Along with the Fat Quarters Shop

Have you heard of Soft and Stable byAnnie.com ?  This is an amazing stabilizer far superior to battings and other stabilizers, which is absolutely perfect for bags and beyond!  Over the years, I've found a variety of uses for this product.  Thus, I was delighted to be able to join a Placemat Stitch Along, hosted … Continue reading byAnnie.com Placemat Quilt Along with the Fat Quarters Shop

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Bee Creative Charity Fundraiser – Week #4: #MandalaFun, #StitchAlong, #FMQAlong, #DoodleAlong

Welcome to week four of our Bee Creative #StitchAlong, #FMQAlong, #DoodleAlong and Charity Fundraiser to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.      Today, I have a special treat as Wendy Sheppard (Ivory Spring) has been creative with one of the designs included in the downloadable PDF Mandala Collection, designed for doodlers, and those that enjoy free-motion quilting … Continue reading Bee Creative Charity Fundraiser – Week #4: #MandalaFun, #StitchAlong, #FMQAlong, #DoodleAlong

Bee Creative – A #StitchAlong, #FMQAlong, #DoodleAlong Linky Party – Charity Fundraiser with amazing prizes

Welcome to week two of our Bee Creative #StitchAlong, #FMQAlong, #DoodleAlong and Charity Fundraiser to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.   Everyone is invited to share any form of creativity using any Mandala theme design in our Linky Party this month.  You may want to doodle, zentangle, paint, color, free-motion quilt, embroidery, etc., your Mandala designs. … Continue reading Bee Creative – A #StitchAlong, #FMQAlong, #DoodleAlong Linky Party – Charity Fundraiser with amazing prizes

#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

#FMQStitchAlong – Heart & Feather WholeCloth Workshop with Leah Day – January 30th

Update:    I just realized this is my 1,600 blog post. I'm absolutely thrilled that it turns out to be this post. I'm thoroughly enjoying stitching the Heart and Feather project, from Leah Day's workshop.  And virtually stitching with others that are also currently participating in this workshop, as well as those that have shared their … Continue reading #FMQStitchAlong – Heart & Feather WholeCloth Workshop with Leah Day – January 30th

#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

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