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More Mini Quilt Inspiration

11. Happy House I love the idea of making this  to match my house! 12. True Love Mini Nothing is sweeter than sharing your love. 13. Diamonds I'd love to see this mini made in a full size. 14. Ring of Fire I am in love with the hand quilting on this mini quilt. 15. Patchwork Pineapple The contrast pieced binding is the perfect complement … [Read more...]

Mini Mania Quilt SWAP

I'm super excited to share that I'm officially hosting another SWAP on Scrappy Girls Club. Selecting the item to swap is always hard but I'm happy to report that this time we are exchanging mini quilts. Welcome to the Mini Mania Quilt SWAP! Mini quilts are easy to make, cute to hang and perfect for using up smaller scraps. I consider them a go to quick-hitter afternoon sewing project and I … [Read more...]

Sunny Days Pillow Project

This week marks the last of the school year for my girls and I'm picturing nothing but sunny days ahead. To help celebrate how lucky they are I made a fun new pillow cover; Sunny Days Pillow.   Sunny Days Pillow This project is for all levels. Skill Level- 1 Button Not only is this project a complete scrap buster but the bright, cheery outlook just makes me smile. I pulled out … [Read more...]

Double Slice Layer Quilt – Cuddle Style

I'm pretty darn excited to share a few sneak peeks of my latest finish with you today; the Double Slice Layer Quilt. This quilt is part of the Tutorial Reboot Series with Missouri Star Quilt Company. Picking a project for this series was no easy task. For those of you not familiar with The Missouri Star Quilt Company, Jenny Doan is pretty much the Queen of Quilting on YouTube and has … [Read more...]

RASK- Sewing Tiny Books

The first Friday of June is upon us and you know what that means.  It's TJ Goerlitz here from Studio Mailbox offering an update on this year's RASK campaign.  (And just in case you don't know what it means, I tune in on the first Friday of every month to bring you a little tale of humor and this year we are focusing on random acts of sewing kindness a.k.a. RASK). The Minnesota Center for Book … [Read more...]

Bodkin | Sewing Tool

This post contains affiliate links to products I own, use and love. Bodkin - noun an ornamental hairpin shaped like a stiletto a sharp, slender instrument for making holes in cloth a blunt needle with a large eye for drawing tape or ribbon through a loop or hem In the second definition, a bodkin is most useful when sewing with heavy duty materials, such as leather. If the … [Read more...]

Simple Maxi Skirt DIY

With the weather changing everyday here in NC, there is no time like the present to make a few of my favorite simple maxi skirt patterns to add to my closet. This skirt allows for easy dressing no matter what mother nature sends my way. All it takes to create your own custom skirt pattern is a few simple measurements and before  you know it, you'll be stitching this skirt up in every color under … [Read more...]

Nesting Seams | Sewing Term

This post contains affiliate links to products that I own, use and love.  Nesting Seams- verb Nesting seams is a great way to keep your seam allowance flat in quilt blocks. This is a common term in quilting and refers to the layering of seam allowance in the opposite direction to reduce bulk. Nesting seams is a simple process. It just takes a little bit of planning to make sure that your … [Read more...]

Help! My Fabric Stash is Out of Hand

Okay, so, you like fabric...a lot. So do I. The colors, the textures, the patterns can all be intoxicating, especially when we see those pretty projects created with the latest design release. So we buy, and then we buy some more. Coupon codes, discounts, super sales and the like make it super easy to stock up. Unfortunately, the reality is when our fabric stash get "out of hand", there aren't … [Read more...]