A peak inside my crazy brain. More accurately, a look at the process and fun stuff I perpetually create.

Here to both entertain and inspire you.

 
(True confession: my sewing room is rarely this neat.)
10 Simple Things (9) - Trim Your Quilts Well finishing tips Feb 08, 2024

Squaring up quilts scares a lot of people. Try rephrasing it to trimming your quilts.

Truth be told, it is one of my most favourite parts of quilt making. To me, it is the moment when all the...

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10 Simple Things (8) - Square Up and Block Your Quilts encouragement finishing Oct 12, 2023

You've finally finished the quilting on your quilt and need to get it ready for binding. It's time to trim the edges. Personally, this is an exciting time. To me, it's when the quilt becomes a...

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Quilters' Playcation Adventure Sewalong 2022 - The Print Version adventure sewalong finishing play Feb 21, 2023

Inspired by the participants who've already finished their Adventure Sewalong Quilts.

My print version of the sample blocks is all finished. I'm generally not a sashing girl, but it just felt...

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This Quilt Makes Me Happy finishing improv quiltmaking Sep 14, 2022

Not to replace actual therapy, but there are times when the creative act is indeed what we need to move through our feelings.

Pink is a happy colour for me. When I pulled out the sample block that...

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10 Simple Things (7) - Practice Your Quilting First encouragement finishing machine quilting tips May 05, 2022

You completed the onerous step of basting your quilt now you are ready to dive in with the quilting. Hold up, wait a minute.

Machine quilting can be both infuriating and exhilarating. One way to...

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10 Simple Things (6) - Make Precise Pivots encouragement finishing machine quilting Mar 03, 2022

Still talking about machine quilting and today's tip applies to both straight line and free motion quilting.

Do your best to make precise pivots when you quilt. Slow down as you approach the...

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Play for the Fun of Playing

There are no expectations on Quilters’ Playcation. Show up for yourself, hang out, sew as little or as much as you want. Nothing you sew on Playcation has to turn into anything. This is all about giving back to yourself and playing for the sake of playing. 

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