Aysha’s Quilt (AKA School Pride)

Okay so it's winter break for Aysha and she's a senior in high school. Yaaaaay her! And I totally think she was a junior when she asked me to make her school colors, royal blue and orange.  And I'm not gonnna lie, this color combo scares me a little. And...

Improv Poinsettia: FMQ Edition

If you don’t know the world of improv piecing quilt blocks, it is a gloriously freeing experience that gets me all zen-like and makes me feel like a painter with fabric. In a nutshell, I have a general idea of what I want the final image to be (in this...

Embroidered Ornament Tutorial

So I have a confession to make. Prior to this project, I had never done machine embroidery, nor did I think I would be interested. And like it took me like 80 years (not really like a month or so) to finally open the embroidery box to my DreamWeaver™ XE...

Beanies Beanies Beanies: Tutorial

To be honest, my desire to make beanies may have partially been motivated by the recent realization that I’m losing my hair. But mostly, every year, as winter approaches, I always tell myself that I’m going to make beanies, but then I don’t. So then I tough it out until...

Blithe Molehills Quilt

Okay so deadlines are gross. And sewing propelled by anxiety of such deadlines is even grosser. It totally sucks the joy out of sewing for me and has led me to start unconsciously pulling out my hair out, so like I'm trying to limit my sewing deadlines as much as...