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.)
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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10 Simple Things (5) - Bury Threads When Quilting encouragement finishing quiltmaking Jan 13, 2022

Taking the time to pull the bobbin thread to the front before you start quilting (if you are starting in the middle of the quilt and not off the edge) then burying the knot after you finish makes...

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Adventure Sewalong Final Reveal adventure sewalong finishing quiltmaking Dec 02, 2021

What a ride! Thank you so much for coming on this adventure with me.

The Quilters' Playcation Adventure Sewalong quilt is all done now. I put the last stitches in the binding just the other day....

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10 Simple Things (3) - Clip Points and Grade Seams encouragement finishing quiltmaking Sep 14, 2021

The excitement of finishing the last seam of a quilt top will almost always outweigh going back and trimming details. Almost always.

Even if you aren't making a show quilt - a quilt to entered in...

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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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