Folded Corners: Three Methods

Folded corners or “stitch and flip” corners pop up in a lot of quilt blocks. I use them in my patterns like Hard Candy and Ghostly Glow Town. When I first started quilting, I had trouble being accurate with my stitching. My results were wonky blocks and missed points. I love the look so I … Continue reading Folded Corners: Three Methods

Review: A Too-Cool Style T- shirt Quilt

Back in January, I met with a friend whose father had passed away after a battle with cancer. She wanted to memorialize some of his shirts into a quilt. I happily agreed. I hadn't yet made a t shirt quilt myself, but I knew the basics – cut the t shirts into squares, stabilize, add … Continue reading Review: A Too-Cool Style T- shirt Quilt

Henry Glass Desire to Inspire Challenge

I love a good challenge. My life in the past two years has been full of plenty of challenges, but not all of them were good. House disasters, health disasters, my life has seemed to be a series of catastrophes, one after another. My friends will tell you I met those challenges with poise and … Continue reading Henry Glass Desire to Inspire Challenge

First Finish

I know I'm in good company when I mention I have an overabundance of unfinished objects (UFOs) or works in progress (WIPs). I tend to start each year with really lofty goals of finishing them all and organizing my entire sewing room, along with losing weight, running marathons, and solving all the world's problems. Amazingly … Continue reading First Finish