• Quilting The Day Away

    Sometimes Crafter February 10, 2014

    It has been cold and snowy here these past few days, but I didn’t mind one bit.  I have been thoroughly enjoying quilting on my new machine.  It has opened up so many more possibilities for me and i’m so excited to explore them all.  I’m really glad to have a quilt waiting in the wings that needed some custom quilting attention.  I am so excited to see this one…

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  • Patchwork Bear Pillow Tutorial

    Sometimes Crafter February 7, 2014

    It’s my turn on the Pillow Collective blog hop today, hosted by the lovely Amy of Amy’s Creative Side.  I decided to go a little whimsical with my pillow.  I had sketched out a few ideas, but this one just kept pulling me back.  Originally I had plans of making this a round pillow, but to make a long story short, I decided to recover one of my square couch…

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  • Longarm Quilting Again!

    Sometimes Crafter February 6, 2014

    I’ve been waiting years to get a new longarm.  I’m so glad that it’s finally here.  I’ve been learning how it works and have started to learn AutoSketch so I can design my own patterns for it.  The computer is fun and i’m glad to have it, but quilting free-motion is fantastic.  It’s so light and smooth running.  I went with the biggest model, the 30″, and was a little…

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