~My Craftsy BOM Quilt!!~

Seven months after I started my very first quilt class and sewing my very first quilt block I am finally able to share my first completed full-sized quilt!  Here she is! A few weeks back I finally bit the bullet and sent off my precious quilt to be longarmed. My quilt top and batting were ready, so before I sent it off I matched up some octopus seams and made my backing. Can’t see the seam, can ya?!  I was {Read More}

Twenty-Eight Blocks and Counting

I have had such a productive week, both in the studio and out!  Not only have I finished several WIP’s, I managed to buy all three boys their school supplies for the year (well, most of it!) and have them sorted by child in ready to go bags. Go me!!! Told you I was on my A-game. This afternoon we will head over to our Elementary School for orientation for the younger two. Oldest is ready for school to start. Middle {Read More}

Zakka 2.0 Week 8: Scrappy Box ~Done!~

Hi there!  I am so excited to share with you my finished Scrappy Box, which is part of the Zakka 2.0/Patchwork, Please! sew-along.  After last week’s quilt frenzy I was so happy to have a smaller project to work on.  This box sews up quickly and looks great with any kind of fabric combination. I have never made a crafty box of any sort, so I went through each step very slowly so I could fully understand the process. There {Read More}

My First Quilt Blocks…So Far

Happy hump day! I have been busy in my studio cleaning, organizing and finishing many projects so I could put them up or away while we’re gone on vacation. The first project on my to-do list was to finish my next set of BOM 2012 blocks.  What do you think?!?!  The only fabric I am using on this quilt is Tula Pink’s Saltwater line, RK’s Essex Linen, and a few shades of KONA cotton that complements the Tula Pink. I think {Read More}

Zakka 2.0 Coasters & Quilt Blocks

TGIF!!!! And from the week we’ve had down in Florida, I am SO glad to see the sun out today!  We started off the week with clouds and rain off and on then as the week progressed the weather went downhill. Fast. At about 3:30am on Thursday morning I woke up to my cell phone blaring with a tornado warning. Turns out there was a touchdown about 15 min from the house! Eek! So I watched on the news to {Read More}

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