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Make it Right Challenge

When I first read about Angela Walters Make it Right Challenge I decided I would give it a shot but knew I had a very short time to get it done as I would be leaving for my trip to Ireland in mid May and today three days before I leave it is 90% complete.  So here are...

My labour of LOVE!

So tonight I finished the binding on a quilt that I have been working on for a few months and I am really happy with how it turned out. For a while I wanted to do a Mother Teresa quilt and once I found the embroidery design that is now the center piece of the quilt, I...

Eighth Annual Scraps to Treasures Challenge

This year I have decided to again take part i n the Eighth Annual Scraps to Treasures Challenge which is organized by one of the wonderful ladies on the Quilting and Needlework forum on HGTV.  Jean  aka "Jayardi" does a wonderful job of organizing this every year. The...

You’re a winner in the Quilt Alliance Scavenger Hunt at QuiltCon!

Loved reading this headline in my email this morning. ..........it made my day! I am one of the 6 winners from the  Quilt Alliance Scavenger Hunt at QuiltCon and I  won the  Why Quilts Matter DVD sets. The scavenger hunt was online  and   I learned about some great...

Another cute quilt for the BAMQG Charity Program

At the January BAMQG meeting, I picked up a quilt from the charity table to take home to quilt. I didn't look at the top itself but the backing fabric was kinda cute. On Thursdays evening after work I decided to open the bundle up and iron it and get it ready to put...

QuiltCon report – my thoughts on my 4 day trip to Austin

So what a fun but exhausting (both emotionally, mentally and physically) 4 days I had at QuiltCon in Austin. Some great class, lectures, quilts and of course meeting other quilters who are also passionate  about our craft as I am.   I left after work on Wednesday so...

Ombre! Ombre! Love

I got a parcel in the mail today and just loved what was in side.  After opening it I brought it up to the sewing room and looking at it lovingly knowing it would be a few days before I could play with it as I was suppose to be packing for QuiltCon as I head to Texas...

QuiltCon five things about me!

Well it is 2 more sleep before I get on the plane to QuiltCon, to say I am excited is an understatement. The Modern Quilt Guild blog is having a linky party for those of us who will be attending and we have to share 5 things about our self. Here goes: I am an Alien....

Paper Piecing Fun!

For the last few weekends, I have been having lots of fun with paper piecing stars. I started out with trying to find a project that I could use  the following fabric which I bought a few weeks ago at my first visit to Intrepid Threads. The fabric sat on my table for...

February is here which means …………..

...... I will heading to Austin, Texas for QuiltCon. I am so excited on so many levels, the first being it is my first trip to Texas  also exited for the workshops I am signed up for and the day of lectures on Saturday.  I cannot wait to check out the quilts that will...

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