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Spooky Delights Quilt Along Part 2

It’s week 2 of the Spooky Delights Quilt Along by Fat Quarter Shop!  This week it’s time to construct the center portion of the table runner!  You can find the pattern by clicking HERE. As soon as I got all my pieces cut out, Mufasa decided it was the purrrrrfect napping spot! I love how… [read more]

Baby Clothes Memory Quilt

My friend and her daughter recently came to visit all the way from Washington, DC.  She brought with her a huge bag of baby clothes that she had saved from her 5 babies and I helped her make this keepsake quilt.  This is such a great idea!  How many of us have boxes of baby… [read more]

Ric Rac Zipper Pouch Tutorial

I love coming up with different versions of my favorite zipper pouch.  I made this one for a friend and thought I would share the details with you!  They really make the perfect gift!  I hope to make one for myself to keep some day!! Begin by cutting (2) 2.5″ x 11″ accent strips (2)… [read more]

Strawberry Festival Pillow Tutorial

It feels like summer here in Southern California and that means fresh strawberries!  We always pick up a flat of juicy ripe berries on the way home from the beach.  This new fabric from Jennifer Jangles called Strawberry Festival totally reminds me of summer days eating strawberries and making strawberry jam!  This cheerful pillow is… [read more]

Backyard Roses Quilt Blocks

I am so happy to be part of the Backyard Roses blog tour!  And how timely is the release of this fabric as all the “Backyard” roses in Southern California are in full bloom today! I am so excited about this new fabric line from Riley Blake Designs designed by Nadra Ridgeway!!  The colors are… [read more]

Spooky Delights Quilt Along from Fat Quarter Shop

Whose ready for a super fun quilt-along!!!  I am!!!  I am totally excited for this FREE Spooky Delights Quilt Along from Fat Quarter Shop!  October is such a busy month that I never have time to sew anything fun for Halloween.  I love sewing holiday projects early so I can look forward to using them. … [read more]

Strawberry Biscuit Matching Skirts

Yay!  It’s my turn on the Strawberry Biscuit Blog Hop!!!  I have loved seeing all the AMAZING creations on this super fun blog hop!  I love strawberries, I love fabric, and I love this new line of fabric by the talented Elea Lutz for Penny Rose Fabrics.  I could sew with it all day long!… [read more]

True Blue Summer Satchel

I love summer! Isn’t it the best!!!! In our family we have lots of outdoor actives and camps scheduled. Sometimes I need to carry a few items around that I can have quick access too, like my clipboard, water, bug spray and flashlight. I came up with this pattern for a cross-body satchel. It’s not… [read more]

Anchor Pillow Tutorial

It’s feeling like summer here in Southern California with temperatures reaching up to 90 degrees!  Let the fun begin!  I’m such a summer girl – I hate to be cold!  In celebration of the wonderful warm weather we’re having I thought I would share this fun nautical pillow with you.  The fabrics are from Blend’s… [read more]

Patchwork Tote Bag Tutorial

I love sewing for Sally!  And I love that she loves everything I make for her!  I was thrilled to receive this bundle of fat quarters from Ft. Worth Fabric Studio.  Every Friday they feature a fun Friday bundle!  This is the perfect project to make with a handful of fat quarters and a few… [read more]

Classic Heirloom Quilts – Fat Quarter Shop Sew Along

I love the classic style of Heirloom quilts, don’t you!  I have inherited several quilts from my Great-Great Grandmother, Veda.  These quilts are such treasures to me.  When I look at these quilts with their hand cutting, hand piecing and hand quilting, I marvel at the the time and love that went into their construction. … [read more]

Jewelry Pouch Travel Set

I am so excited to share this project with you!!  I LOVE jewelry!  (Especially Twisted Silver Jewelry) This is the perfect way to store your jewelry when you travel so it doesn’t get tangled or damaged.  You can sew as many of these little pouches as you want and they all fit in this zipper… [read more]

Full Access Zipper Pouch Tutorial

I love making zipper pouches – any shape and any size!  They are perfect for every situation and every occasion!!  This is a tutorial for how to make a “full access” or “open wide” zipper pouch.  This method will work for any measurements of zipper pouch.  Before we get started, prepare the outer bag, lining,… [read more]

“Flower Patchy” a Half Square Triangle Mini Quilt Pattern

Sometimes you just need some cute fabrics and a fun little project to brighten your day!  I received my Cotton Crate shipment in the mail and it was filled with Riley Blake Designs’ Calico Days!  I was super excited to make a little quilt using just what came in the box!  Every month Cotton Crates… [read more]

Kimberly’s Sac Pattern from Fat Quarter Shop

Today I am participating in a blog hop with the Fat Quarter Shop!  We are showing off this super cute, super easy cross-body bag called Kimberly’s Sac.  This bag is so much fun to make that I had to make two of them!  One is for me and one is for my daughter.  There is… [read more]

DIY

Quilt Design Board DIY

I purchased this rather large frame off of Craigslist last year.  It's been sitting in my garage and I didn't know what to do with it.  The other day I though, "Gee it would be nice to have a quilt block design board!"  The hamsters in my brain began ... [read more]

Anchored In Christ Wood Sign {DIY}

I wanted to share with you how I made this fun wood nautical sign - for under $20!  I am our Stake Young Women Camp Director (for girls age 12-18).  This year our theme is Anchored in Christ. I wanted a large wood sign that I could use to promote our ... [read more]

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Tutorials

Riley Blake Union Jack Quilt Tutorial

Cheers!  I am so excited to be participating in Riley Blake's Union Jack Blog Hop!  I am in love with the fun colors of this Union Jack panel!  My friend, Karen, loves all things British: Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, the Royal ... [read more]

Deer Friends, Christmas Deer Throw Pillow Tutorials

Do you like my new chairs?  I just ordered them from Amazon and they came in 2 days!  It was totally risky of me to just push a button and have chairs sent to my house, sight unseen!  But, I LOVE them!  They are exactly what I ... [read more]

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Quilting

Quilt for my Sister-in-Law

I helped my sister-in-law sew this quilt when we were together. I took it home and quilted it for her. It turned out really cute! I love the colors - they are very "her". ... [read more]

Bird Quilt Giveaway

Isn't this bird quilt darling?  It makes me think of spring!!!  It is the perfect size to hang on a wall, put on a couch or on a table.  Would you like to win it? As a thank you for reading my blog, I am giving away this quilt ... [read more]

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