Cheese Ball in a Jar

As a kid, I didn’t understand the appeal of a cheese ball. As an adult, I fully appreciate the wonder. This year, I decided to share my love of a good cheese ball with my co-workers. It’s sometimes difficult to come up with co-worker gifts. I needed twelve in total,[Read more]

Finishing Through the Chaos

I received a lovely message the other day from a new follower. After telling me how much she enjoys my blog (Thank You!) she spoke about how she wants to complete her own unfinished list, but struggles with keeping her craft room clean and the space usable. She then asked[Read more]

Behind the Post Crisis

Today, I’m sharing a binding tip over on The Cozy Pumpkin. I hope you’ll hop over and check it out! When Amanda first asked me to participate in her Tuesday Tips series, I didn’t hesitate to say yes. But, as I hit send on my reply email I thought…hmmmm…a tip?[Read more]

Blogger’s Quilt Festival: Fall 2014

I’ve been dying to share this project and I’m excited to do it during the Blogger’s Quilt Festival sponsored by Amy’s Creative Side. This project started from a quilt block app on my phone. I was playing around on the free app one day (Pattern Blocks Inner peace through geometry)[Read more]

Summer Tee

I briefly talked about this quilt when I participated in the Around the World Blog Hop last month.   As I mentioned in that post, my inspiration was a boys’ t-shirt that I saw in the toddler section of a department store. I agonized over just the right shades of[Read more]

This Project. This Weekend.

It’s been a crazy, busy week. We’ve eaten at home once, okay, twice…but the second time was just me having Ramen. A dirty pan has been sitting in the sink since Sunday. I care, but I don’t.  I’m in the home stretch and I’m determined to finish this project, this[Read more]

Around the World Blog Hop

When I received the invite from my dear friend Amanda to participate in the Around the World Blog Hop, I didn’t even have to think about. I love this kind of thing! Amanda is a guild buddy and she is doing wonderful things on her blog, The Cozy Pumpkin. I[Read more]

Star Block Tutorial

I’ve made a few quilts with this star block pattern. In a June post I spoke about how I’ve avoided star blocks for years. It seemed like I’d always lose a point or two. But, I love this star pattern. It gives me perfect points and I like the way the fabric seems[Read more]