• sewing

    Mini Hand Towels Tutorial

    These mini hand towels are perfect for quick clean ups. Make them with a large flour sack.  The layers in the towel make them super absorbent and I love them! The other day I was totally frustrated.  I mean, I grabbed a washcloth out of the kitchen drawer and it was all stringy and out of shape. I get so…

  • quilting

    How to use Freezer Paper to Print on Fabric

    Printing on fabric can be done. This is a great option for printing your own fabric label…or pictures if you are making a memory quilt. Because fabric is so soft and snuggable, it does not go through the printer very nicely on it’s own.  It will need a little help. All you have to do is pop into your kitchen,…

  • quilting

    How to Stitch Small Pieces

    Because of my small obsession recently with stitching small pieces,  and that there was a comment on the post all about the projects I was stitching up, that you need a few hints and tips that I have picked up on so that you too can sew small. I don’t know about you, but my fingers are a tad bit…

  • Quilt Group,  quilting

    Learning How to Stitch Small Pieces

    This past year has been a little bit of a different year than others.  For some reason I have taken the liking to small. Small fabric. Small pieces. Small patchwork. Not teeny tiny small, just smaller. I’ve always been drawn to dolls and smaller-ish sized things.  This past month we headed out of town for a couple of days and…

  • quilt along

    Medallion Quilt Along

    Girls– it’s been a whole year since I have done a quilt along. Each year I usually do a Round Robin and last year ran away from me and I missed doing it. This year I have been learning to work in EQ7 and making up a quilt along was one of the goals. So, I’d like to introduce you…

  • applique

    Fine Point Glue Tips for Applique

    I would love to say that I find all the good ideas and tips– but I don’t.  Do you know who does though?  My mom. Yes.  She is always telling me about this or that. I really should start a series on Karen’s finds because she is full of goodies! Good thing she is a share-er though and I get…

  • how to sew 4 flying geese at one time. included are the instructions for figuring out the size of fabric you need. so handy!
    Quilt Blocks,  quilting

    How to Sew 4 Flying Geese at Once

    How to Sew 4 Flying Geese at once…..this is such a fantastic trick and one of those quilting hacks you should know about! It saves a lot of time. You do have to do a little bit of math at the beginning, but once you have that, the process goes pretty quickly. This goes along with the video here: Sewing…

  • Easter sewing projects for your home. Add some fun Spring colors!
    Round Ups,  sewing

    24 Easter Sewing Projects

    Decorating for Easter usually isn’t on the top of the holiday list.  These Easter Sewing Projects will help you— you’ll find table runners, plushies, wall hangings, appliques, pillows, bags and more! The weather outside is becoming beautiful!  It’s almost the time of year when things will be sprouting all around.  Can’t wait to dig out the bright colors and switch…