Let's face it, not everyone likes working with chemicals of any kind. Some have sensitivities or allergies to contend with. I consider my self fortunate that I don't fall in that category. Some just prefer not to use pens, pencils, crayons, etc on their fabric. I have some solutions for that. Ground Cinnamon A plus… Continue reading Organic Marking Tools
Today I am going to talk about a few different marking tools. These are my personal favorites and are listed in order of preference. I will explore more in future posts, so stay tuned. Let us start with my go-to marking tool. I empty a Chaco Pen Style liner and fill it with Ultimate Pounce… Continue reading My Favorite Marking Tools
Photo Credit: Cel Lisboa School is back in session; seems like a perfect time to share my love of education. I have always loved the process of learning and I am fortunate to be able to teach. For over a year now, I have been hosting the Quilt as You Go Sampler Quilt designed… Continue reading Why I Love to Teach/Learn
WHAT! Well fellow quilters, I've decided to become an educator for Sew Steady®, showing tables (we all love those tables) and Westalee Design for Sew Steady. What is Westalee? Well it is a designer of ruler feet and ruler templates for the domestic sewing machine. I am super excited. I have been working… Continue reading OPEN FOR BUSINESS!
Here is the bag I made for my friend's charity raffle. I used the book, The Better Bag Maker, by Nicole Mallalieu. There are a number of reasons I like this book. The first half is filled with great techniques including excellent ideas for giving your homemade bags a professional finish. The second half is a series… Continue reading July: The Better Bag
Painter's tape is magical. It isn't permanent so you can use it confidently knowing your fabric will not be ruined. I use it to mark tops for quilting. I tape patterns to my wall. You can tape someone's mouth shut. (ok, I'm kidding on that one.) If you are a machine embroiderer, you can tape… Continue reading Why I love Painter’s Tape