Shop Samples

My manicurist has two adorable little boys, and I had some free time on Sunday morning, so I stitched up these shop samples to photograph for my Etsy store. She was very excited when I brought them in to her on Sunday afternoon. They were fun to do as most if the t-shirts I have…

Custom Order

I received an interesting custom order a few weeks ago on Etsy. My customer wanted to have a tote bag, with a zipper, made to store an antique game Baird. Dimensions were 23.5″ x 23.5″ with an inside pocket. The customer was flexible about fabric but wanted something black and white, and pink accents were…

Phew! He Liked Them!

I posted a few days ago about two customer order quilts that I made. My friend Tony that ordered them is gifting them to his niece for her newborn twin daughters. I made these late last year and finished them right after the holidays, but don’t usually post photos until I know the person has…

A Day of Quilting

Yesterday was a great day. One of my BFFs, Jen, came to visit for a quick overnight and some longarm quilting action. I had done one quilt for her but she hadn’t yet tried the machine herself. She came prepared with three quilts (she is not al all ambitious!!!) and Kahlua and I gathered the…

I liked it so much…

I liked the twin quilts I had made from Moda Giggles that I made another. My colleague Brian and his wife had a daughter late last year. We have been so busy that we just had the work shower yesterday. Which meant that I spent Sunday afternoon making the quilt. I did this one a…

Quilts for Twins

I love making baby quilts. They are so much fun and the instant gratification part if getting done quickly isn’t all bad either. I made these two as a custom order for my friend Tony. He is giving these as a special gift for his niece’s newborn baby girls. He had asked for something that…

Cat on a Quilt

Maddie’s cat Jonas seems to like hanging out in my sewing room with us. I finished quilting this charity quilt this morning and trimmed it down. No sooner did unfold it and put it on the window seat to get a binding did Jonas jump up and make himself at home. He managed to get…