• gift wrap ideas
    Celebrate,  sewing

    Christmas Gift Wrap Ideas

    I am not one to go over board on gift wrap.  I tend to be a little not so spec-tac at it. In fact, most of my presents are sent with no tag. Totally nameless.  Yes, that's mine– I holler from the back of the room.   I don't mind the frilly presents- with their bowties and such….but I don't…

  • round robin 5- free quilt pattern
    quilt along,  quilting

    Round Robin #5- Free Quilt Pattern

    Every year there is a collaboration of designers who come up with a finished quilt in the end.  This free quilt pattern was the fifth one in the series. Background of a Round Robin.  Each person passes around a block or suggestions to a new person each month {or whatever schedule you decide on}.  When you would receive the packet you would add something…

  • round robin #4 free quilt pattern
    quilt along,  quilting

    Round Robin #4- Free Quilt Pattern

    Every year there is a collaboration of designers who come up with a finished quilt in the end.  This free quilt pattern was the fourth one in the series.   Background of a Round Robin.  Each person passes around a block or suggestions to a new person each month {or whatever schedule you decide on}.  When you would receive the packet you would add…

  • Round Robin #2- Free Quilt Pattern
    quilt along,  quilting

    Round Robin #2- Free Quilt Pattern

    Every year there is a collaboration of designers who come up with a finished quilt in the end.  This free quilt pattern was the second one that was put together.  The center block was designed by me- Becky of Patchwork Posse.  The borders surrounding it were designed by others.   Background of a Round Robin.  Each person passes around a…

  • round robin free pattern
    quilt along,  quilting

    Round Robin #1- Free Quilt Pattern

    Every year there is a collaboration of designers who come up with a finished quilt in the end.  This free quilt was the first one that I put together.  The center block was designed by me- Becky of Patchwork Posse.  The borders surrounding it were designed by others.   Background of a Round Robin.  Each person passes around a block…

  • quilt along,  quilting

    Round Robin Collection- Free Quilt Patterns

    Every year Patchwork Posse hosts a Round Robin.  They come in different styles and formats.  You’ll find medallion quilts where they build from the center out, row by row and some are block by bloc. They are free quilt patterns that is a collaboration of super talented designers.  Each free quilt pattern is different, both in design, shape and construction…

  • Round Robin Free Quilt Pattern
    quilt along,  quilting

    Round Robin #3- Free Quilt Pattern

    Every year there is a collaboration of designers who come up with a finished quilt in the end.  This free quilt pattern was the third one in the series. Background of a Round Robin.  Each person passes around a block or suggestions to a new person each month {or whatever schedule you decide on}.  When you would receive the packet you would add something…

  • Clothes,  Round Ups

    11 Winter Hat Tutorials

    Winter hats are a great way to use a wool felted sweater, pieces of fleece or whatever that will fit snuggly around the head and keep it warm.  This is a great way to stuff a stocking too– just in case you are needing something! I have found a nice little pile of tutorials out there– enjoy!  winter hat tutorial…