8 04, 2015

Your Help Please…

By |April 8th, 2015|Baby Lock, My kids|2 Comments

Hi there! I’ve been sewing non stop lately, working on a few deadline projects that I will be able to share soon – promise! Meanwhile it’s also Spring Break and my family is home and we are adding fun to mix too – here’s a quick picture of them with dyed hands, after we dyed […]

26 01, 2015

Current State of my Quilting Studio

By |January 26th, 2015|Baby Lock, Long Arm Quilting, random, work in progress|15 Comments

I shared my quilting studio space via Instagram yesterday, and thought I better keep it real, and put it up here too! It looks pretty messy still, but it’s all picked up and I can walk around a bit – huge improvement!

My Melody is dropped into the little table on the left, Crown Jewel is […]

8 12, 2014

Pro-Stitcher Fun!

By |December 8th, 2014|Baby Lock, work in progress|13 Comments

Last week, I was actually feeling pretty bad – I think I overdid it and stayed up a bit too late one night, and paid for it the rest of the week, in the form of a cold. boo! Thankfully, I’m feeling much better, and had a chance to work (play) with my new upgrade – […]

26 08, 2014

Coffee Koozie (tutorial & free pattern!)

By |August 26th, 2014|Baby Lock, Tutorial|3 Comments

My friends over at the Fat Quarter Shop have a new pattern, and it’s adorable!

The Coffee Koozie is perfect for the always adorable mini-charm packs (2 1/2″ squares). I can see them as great gifts, and they are so fast to make too! I made it in about a half hour, and it will definitely be […]

9 06, 2014

Common Threads 2014

By |June 9th, 2014|Baby Lock|5 Comments

Last week was a fun adventure! Tuesday afternoon I left Salt Lake City, with St. Louis and Baby Lock headquarters as my goal. The inaugural Common Threads event was a huge success!

The trip was a little bumpy, but thankfully I was able to get some work done on my second flight. It was kinda empty, […]

5 05, 2014

Market Preparations!

By |May 5th, 2014|Baby Lock, Bloggers Quilt Festival, My Fabric|5 Comments

Hi there! Things have been rolling right along here – I’ve learned a TON about publishing my own patterns, and have had fun sewing with my own fabric. I’m also getting all the details together for Blogger’s Quilt Festival – I hope you are ready! Just to reiterate – EVERYONE – yes, that means you, […]

15 11, 2013

Real Moments & News

By |November 15th, 2013|Baby Lock, Quilt Retreat, Quilt Show, work in progress|2 Comments

Hi friends! Since wrapping up Blogger’s Quilt Festival, I’ve been sewing non-stop. I have a book due in January, and with the holidays nearly here, I’m rushing to finish as much as I can now! Like, all of the piecing.

The way I tend to work, takes over the kitchen table, and I would love to be […]

16 09, 2013

Giveaway Winner!

By |September 16th, 2013|Baby Lock, give away, Long Arm Quilting, work in progress|5 Comments

Thanks to everyone that participated in the giveaway last week!  I love reading about your favorite colors – it sends me to my color card to check out all the different shades!

Linda is the winner – I have an email out to you Linda, please reply to claim your prize :)

I’ve been working on this […]

13 08, 2013


By |August 13th, 2013|Baby Lock, finished quilt, Long Arm Quilting|15 Comments

This quilt has been in the works since April, I think! It’s fairly simple, and was pieced quickly, but I wanted to build my confidence before I loaded it on the long-arm. Looking at it now, I’m glad I waited a bit!

I call it “Formation”, as I’m reminded of a flock of geese as I […]

7 06, 2013

Catching Up!

By |June 7th, 2013|Baby Lock, My kids, quilt-along|7 Comments

Hey! It’s been too long :)  Blogger’s Quilt Festival was a huge success – thank you to everyone that entered quilts and shared their stories.  It means so much to learn about you, and how you create! The details are all wrapped up, for now, and I’ve got a few pictures to share, along with […]

4 05, 2013

Weekend Happenings!

By |May 4th, 2013|Baby Lock, Long Arm Quilting, work in progress|3 Comments

Hi friends – I’ve been having fun quilting, and wanted to share a few pictures with you, and a great sale happening online this weekend!

My days are choppy with Owen in Kindergarten, so I worked on this for two afternoons, while he had fun playing with Lego.  I had to look back through my archives […]

9 04, 2013

My New Baby

By |April 9th, 2013|Baby Lock, Long Arm Quilting|35 Comments

Technically, it’s bigger, and heavier than my kiddos, but a new sewing machine is just as exciting around here!

My friends at Baby Lock have provided the Crown Jewel, a 18″ long arm, in exchange for some projects and tutorials for all of you and their loyal readers!  It’s a win-win situation :)  (Yep! That’s a […]