Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Tube Quilting Tutorial

Missouri Quilt Company has some great video tutorials. I watched this one tonight and thought I would share it with all of you. I think once I finish some UFO's I will have to make a table runner with this block.

Tube Quilting Tutorial

Friday, December 25, 2009

Calculating Quilt Measurments

Here is a great article on how to calculate material and such for quilts. I get asked by my friends a lot how much they would need to make a quilt top. Now I can refer them here. Thanks crazy mom quilts for doing all of the math for us.

Calculating Quilt Measurements

Tension Problems???

I read this very helpful article today about adjusting the tension on your sewing/quilting machines. Thought I would share it with all of you.

Tension Article

Monday, December 21, 2009

T-Shirt Group on Flickr

I started a T-Shirt Quilt group on Flickr. If you know anyone who might be interested in joining send them this link.
T-Shirt Quilt Group

2 T-Shirt Quilts Finished



I made these for customers.

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Baby Memory Quilt


I made this memory quilt for a customer on Etsy. She sent me 5 inch squares from her son's baby clothes. It was so much fun creating this for her. She is giving it to her husband for Christmas. It is crib sized.


Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Fabric Travel High Chair

You have got to go over to Jill's blog and see this awesome fabric travel high chair that she made for her son. Don't you just love it when you see something and think....I can make that. Kudos to Jill for sharing this. Gotta make one for Andrew.

Fabric Travel High Chair

Hawthorne threads Giveaway

Hawthorne Threads is having an awesome give away.

1st prize is a Firenze Bag kit.
2nd and 3rd prize are very pretty fat quarter sets.

So who can resist that. head on over and tell them I sent you.

Saturday, November 07, 2009

Canning Jar Pincushion

I saw this and just had to share it.

Go here for the TUTORIAL.

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Jaybird Quilts Give away

100 posts is a wonderful reason to have a give away. And what a give away it is. She is giving away a ton of goodies....take a look and seeeeeeeee<-----------

Carin's Blogaversary Give away.

Carin has been blogging for 4 years and is having a very generous give away. Head over and check out her blog and of course the give away. Tell her I sent you.

follow this link<---------

Happy Sewing!!!

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Sunday, October 25, 2009

$1 Fat Quarters

Found this site that sells fat quarters for a dollar. How awesome is that. Will definitely have to order some of these.

The Most Amazing Quilt Shop

Monday, October 12, 2009

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Paper Pine Cone Ornament Tutorial

Okay, I found this tonight. I am gonna make some of these. They are too cute. great for Christmas stocking stuffers or gifts to friends and family. I love giving away ornaments.

Paper Pine cone Ornament

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Fabric Postcard Tutorial

I found this fabric postcard tutorial this morning and thought I would share it with everyone.
Have a great weekend.

Friday, September 25, 2009

Friday, September 11, 2009

Free Easy Baby Quilt Pattern


I just posted a free easy baby quilt pattern on Fabric Mom. Here is the link.

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Warning Label Generator


Beware of Vicious Attack Quilter.
Go here to make yours.

Street Sign Generator


You can go here to make your own street sign.

Monday, August 31, 2009

Cupcake Container Tutorial


I am on a role today. Check out this adorable cupcake container. The top comes off and you can store stuff in it. Here is the link to the tutorial.

Perfect Box Pouch Tutorial


I came across this adorable little bag while blog hopping today and just had to share it with you. I am going to make some as Christmas presents filled with goodies.

Follow this link to the Tutorial.

Saturday, August 29, 2009

New Quilting Forum

Our previous forum closed down. A new one was started last month. We have tons of fun swaps if anyone is interested. Come check us out. We would love to have you.

My Quilting Buddies

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Give Away

I am having a 400th post give away on my other site. Come on over and see.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

3D Pinwheel Tutorial

Sara @ Sara Rules Quilts made a beautiful mini quilt for the Quilting Gallery Spring Mini Quilt Swap. She had so much interest in the quilt that she posted a tutorial for fellow quilters.

Here is the link: 3D Pinwheel Tutorial

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Grid Quilting

Crazy Mom put up a mini tutorial on grid quilting. I think soon I will give it a try.

Grid Quilting Tutorial

Saturday, July 11, 2009

How to Make a Purse From a Book

A friend sent me this link. A lady we went to high school with posted this tutorial.

Book Purse

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Neat Church Sign

No air conditioning or exits in Hell.

Saturday, July 04, 2009

Sew Meow's Birthday Give Away

Sew meow is having a very generous give away on her blog. Her birthday is the 19th of July. She started with two pretty kitty fat quarters and is adding an item every day until she draws a name on the 19th. I hope I win.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Andrew is Walking

Andrew started taking off this week. Here is a video Tim shot with his phone.

VIDEO

Sunday, June 07, 2009

Mid Ohio Quilter Give Away

Vicki is having a give away. Giving away four items. Yippee. I hope I win.
Mid Ohio Quilter Give Away

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

String X Quilt Swap

Has anyone ever tried to make the String X quilt from Bonnie? We are making blocks for a swap on Quilting Around the World. If you love scrappy blocks this one is for you. We are swapping 12 blocks and not the full block just the strip part. That way we can use our own background. If you are interested follow the link to QATW to check out the swap.

Saturday, May 02, 2009

Cool Quilting Resourses Site

Go check out this awesome site. http://onlinequilting.wordpress.com/

Faux Cathedral Windows Tutorial

This is so neat. I have to try it.

Faux Cathedral Windows Tutorial

Marshall Dry Goods Quilt Fabric

I just wanted to share one of my favorite places to buy fabric. Almost all of their prints are between $2.99 - $3.99. civil war, 1930's, Batik's, Thimbleberries. Who can beat that.

Marshall Dry Goods

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Inklingo Give away

Patchwork Cat Quilt Block Pattern

Who doesn't love cat blocks? Here is one I found and just had to share.
Patchwork Cat Quilt Block Pattern

Bricks and Cobblestones Quilt Pattern

I am sharing this pattern that I found today. It is a modern pattern and the color combinations are endless. This is a great pattern for beginner quilters.
Bricks and Cobblestones Quilt Pattern

Monday, April 27, 2009

Just Us Quilter's

I found this site today through my friend Jerrie. It has a list of quilting blogs. There are 264 so far. I can't wait to visit them all. I added the link over in my sidebar.

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Bloggers Quilt Festival



1 Hour Purse Tutorial

This bag looks so easy to make. I have to share it with you.
1 Hour Purse Tutorial

Rolled Roses Tutorial

Here is a neat little rolled rose tutorial.

How to make a Fabric Flower

Here is a tutorial I came across today. This would be great to jazz up a little girls head band or put one on a bobby pin.
How to make a Fabric Flower.

Thursday, April 09, 2009

Jean's String Piecing Tutorial

Jean has put up a tutorial on her site on how to make string pieced blocks on a foundation. Very easy and great pictures. What a great way to use up scraps.

String Piecing tutorial

Monday, March 23, 2009

Frugal Quilt Patterns

I came across this list today and thought I would share it. This is great for using up all of those scraps.
Frugal Quilt Patterns

Here is my frugal quilting tip. I always check the 50 cent racks at the thrift stores for denim and flannel. I have gotten tons of denim jumpers this way.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Wonky Butterfly Tutorial

I came across this a few minutes ago. It looks so easy. What a great way to make butterflies.
Wonky Butterfly Tutorial

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Birthday Give Away

Ginny is having a birthday on the 28th. in honor of it she is giving away a beautiful purse that she has made. You get to chose the one you want. How cool is that.
So head on over and enter away.

Bags n Rags

Monday, March 16, 2009

How to make a Quillow

I found these instructions on how to make a quillow. These are great for gifts. Especially for people in the nursing home. If you make one let me know. I would love to see a picture.

Quilting Around the World

I have belonged to this fabulous quilt group for a few years now. I joined when I first started making quilts. I have met some wonderful ladies who live all over the world. There are sew and no sew swaps. A trading post to swap items you no longer need or want. There is also a games forum. If you are interested you can follow the link below to go check it out. Right now there is a poll going on for new swaps.
Quilting Around the World

Thursday, March 05, 2009

Cutter Quilts

I came across this cool article this morning about cutter quilts. Do you have any quilts that are falling apart and don't know what to do with it? Read this article for some great ideas.

Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Butterfly Mobile

I found this site today while I was hopping around from site to site.
This mobile is awesome. Great for any girls room.
Butterfly Mobile!

Cool Elbow Patches

Check out this tutorial on making patches for long sleeve shirts when the elbows wear out.

Tuesday, March 03, 2009

Pincushion Give Away

Go to this site for a chance to win a pincushion. A winner will be drawn on March 15th.

Monday, February 23, 2009

Handmade Greeting Cards





I made these cards the other night. I had to make some for a swap. I got carried away and made extras. I am going through a butterfly phase. I used stamps, stickers, scrap booking paper, and markers.

Sunday, February 22, 2009

ATC's


I received these ATC's in the mail in the last few weeks.





Friday, February 20, 2009

Color Catches

Amy has posted a before and after picture of a color catcher she used when she washed her fabric. All I can say is Holy Smokes. I gotta get some of these.

Saturday, February 14, 2009

Hand Quilting Stitch

Go here to learn about how to perfect your hand quilting stitch.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Birthday Give Away

Christine is having a birthday give away. Go over and check it out.

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Fabric Posatcard Swap


I started a fabric postcard swap on Swap-Bot.com if anyone is interested in joining. You have one partner to send to and receive from. It is a lot of fun.