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

#StitchAlong – December 12th – Quick and Easy Handmade Gifts

Welcome to another #StitchAlong.  I'm sharing some quick and easy projects that I'm working on, as well as insights on my nearterm stitching plans.  Of course I hope you'll want to join me.  And, I'd love to hear about your favorite "Quick and Easy Handmade Gifts". I've been having great fun stitching a variety of … Continue reading #StitchAlong – December 12th – Quick and Easy Handmade Gifts

#StitchAlong – December 5th – Bag It! with Patty D of Elm Street Quilts

Welcome to another #StitchAlong, where you are invited to join the fun. I'm participating in an event hosted by Patty D of Elm Street Quilts called "Bag it" .  Each week in November she is providing a bag tutorial and you get entered to win prizes, with every bag you make (the more bags you make, the more … Continue reading #StitchAlong – December 5th – Bag It! with Patty D of Elm Street Quilts

#StitchAlong – November 28th – Bag It! with Patty D of Elm Street Quilts

Welcome to another #StitchAlong, where you are invited to join the fun. I'm participating in an event hosted by Patty D of Elm Street Quilts called "Bag it" .  Each week in Novembershe is providing a bag tutorial and you get entered to win prizes, with every bag you make (the more bags you make, the more entries … Continue reading #StitchAlong – November 28th – Bag It! with Patty D of Elm Street Quilts

#StitchAlong – November 21st – Bag It! with Patty D of Elm Street Quilts

Welcome to another #StitchAlong, where you are invited to join the fun. I'm participating in an event hosted by Patty D of Elm Street Quilts called "Bag it" .  Each week in Novembershe is providing a bag tutorial and you get entered to win prizes, with every bag you make (the more bags you make, the more entries … Continue reading #StitchAlong – November 21st – Bag It! with Patty D of Elm Street Quilts

#StitchAlong – November 14th – Bag It! with Patty D of Elm Street Quilts

Welcome to another #StitchAlong, where you are invited to join the fun. One of my favorite stitching projects, I'm working on (yes, I multi-task) is creating zippered bags.  But ironically, it has been ages since I've made these bags, much less sewn a zipper. Patty D of Elm Street Quilts is hosting a "Bag it" sewing … Continue reading #StitchAlong – November 14th – Bag It! with Patty D of Elm Street Quilts