Lately I have been in the mood to start going through my quilt room as well as my 2nd bedroom where I store some of my quilt stuff, but mostly yarn, to get more of an idea of what I have. I don't know whether to feel happy that I probably don't need to buy anything other than thread, batting and stabilizer (for my embroidery machine) for the next several years or guilty because I have so much stuff! I found kits I had forgotten I even had. That makes me feel guilty.
I did get…Continue
This year Mother's Day is going to be very different for a lot of us. Never thought I would see the day that the entire world would be suffering from such a horrible pandemic! Since I can't spend the day with my daughter & her family, I am going to spend the majority of it in my sewing room.
I hope everyone has a chance to do at least a little bit of quilting today. I certainly didn't need another project to work on, but I decided to go ahead and participate in Edyta Sitar's 2020 mystery that started yesterday. So I'm going to spend part of today working on block #2. Need 8 of them, but they should be fairly quick to make.
I finished another purse today. The design is from Kreative Kiwi, which is a machine embroidery site from New Zeeland. I made the front & back using my embroidery machine & then assembled the purse using my regular sewing machine. I decided to add the heart shaped button to make the flap lay down flatter. The fabrics were purchased in 2007 and were part of a line that promoted ovarian cancer research. …Continue
A few months ago I went to an open house put on by Renee Nanneman with Need'l Love and I found this really cute purse pattern. I decided it was time to make one for myself and just finished putting on the handles a little bit ago. The pattern is the Scrap Happy Purse by Amanda Jean Nyberg. After I finished the gussets I realized I had oriented my scraps vertically instead of horizontally like she did in the pattern, but I don't think it made any difference. It was an easy "mistake" to…Continue