Sorry to have been away for so very long. My father has been very sick and so I’ve been away from home for quite some time. I was able to take a few days to run home (From Texas to … Continue reading →
Well, I finally finished the holiday pattern I was working on and got it in my shop. In the meantime, I’ve been distracted by everything little neat project that I see! I feel like the creative bug is driving me … Continue reading →
I have a couple of friends who went to TCU so I thought I would do up a couple of pillows in honor of the Horned Frogs. It doesn’t hurt that I love purple and wanted to make something with … Continue reading →
I decided I need to take this venture into business more seriously by putting it first… starting next year. This year is my time to catch up with family after multiple deployments now that I’m out of the Army. Still, … Continue reading →
I thought I might do a Christmas pattern for my store for the holidays. I made a sunflower quilt using my improvised wonky Dresden blocks which gave me an idea for a poinsettia block. I only made a couple of pillows with the design so far but I think they went from an idea to fruition pretty successfully.
I’ll post a picture of those pillows once I’ve finished editing the pattern instructions, but here is are my sunflower Dresden blocks that inspired me on a quilt I made. I’m kind of proud of my quilting in the negative space.
I have been busy making all sorts of things. I am absolutely loving my adventures in quilting and pillow making, I’ll start blogging my progress on my projects as I go along. For now, I’m on the road getting in … Continue reading →
So, I was learning to free-motion quilt and was really proud of my blocks. My original idea was to make some throw pillows; but, I loved the quilting so much that I wanted to make something that someone could take … Continue reading →
Well, I put four items on Etsy. Yep, F-O-U-R. Recall what I said about the tortoise being my totem? Still channelling. I’ll get more up tomorrow. In the meantime, give the shop a look-see and give me some feedback. Thanks … Continue reading →
Well, I’ve been a away for a few days. I’ve been digitizing and designing some things, then tweaking everything. Sewing the pieces into sleep masks seems to be an efficient way for me to kill two birds with one stone, … Continue reading →
I get a little obsessive when I start sewing. I’m exhausted but it’s awesome because I’m doing this for me! Sorry I haven’t posted in a couple of days. I’ll have lots of pictures and will get my Etsy store open soon. Hopefully, by Monday.
So, today, I got to practice moving the hoop. I plan to make some funny sleep masks featuring my twisted sense of humor. I figured they would be simple projects I can mass produce while still working on more time-consuming … Continue reading →