Denise of My Life in Quilts is the winner of my recent book giveaway that was part of the Quilting Isn’t Funny Blog Tour. She will receive a signed copy of Quilting Isn’t Funny by humorist Megan Dougherty.
Thank you Megan Dougherty for giving me the best laughs I’ve had since I read a copy of The Sweet Potato Queen’s Book of Love by Jill Connor. Like Jill, Megan’s brand of humor is equally irreverent, only Megan’s subject …
Oh, the dreaded reds running upon washing. It snagged quilt historian Barbara Brackman of Material Culture with this gorgeous red and green quilt top. She finds redemption through a fellow blogger, Vicki Welsh. Read the entire story right here…
In Ashley’s (Film in the Fridge) post about her peachy baby quilt she touches on the fundamental reason I send most of my quilt tops out instead of stitching them myself. As most of my quilts are gifts, …
Christina of A Few Scraps has outdone herself in scrappiness in her latest handmade creation, a patchwork pillow. She explains,
This is the scrappiest pillow in scrap town.
Chuckle. She also incorporated some practice free motion scrap pads from earlier …
This is what happened when Lee of Freshly Pieced put her washed and dried quilt in her freezer for 30 minutes. Bizarre behavior but necessary to test her red FriXion pen. Of the red marks reappearing she said,
This is Marit’s first quilt-y finish for 2013. Calling it Fractured Field Study No. 2, she used some yummy Anna Maria Horner voile for the backing. See lots of photos of her gorgeous quilt and learn more about her …
Terry Grant of And Sew it Goes gives advice on how to live well this year and it’s not what we’ve all been reading. Her steps to not getting all that much done and enjoying the hell out of life…
Before my latest Sew Sassy Buttons contest ended, Sam of Hunter’s Design Studio contacted me to say she wanted to give a second winner four buttons. Wow. Thank you Sam! So, today, I’m announcing the two winners I picked …
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The 2013 Quilter’s Shirtless Man & Spicy Burrito calendar is out and I cannot wait to get my hands on one – the calendar not the man! No joke, these guys on the cover are hot! We owe a big …
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A very thoughtful mom who blogs over at Crafty Stacy made this rug and tea cup as a gift for her eldest daughter leaving for college. She combined some strip piecing and a simple nine patch to complete the top. …
Suzanne of The Coloradolady did not think her husband paid much attention to her quilt projects, but this changed after a recent conversation. It involves a mistake she points out on the back of her quilt and his reaction to …