Category Archives: Hand-Quilting

Mom's Quilt Process in Photos & Words

Mom’s quilt is finished. It feels kinda crazy to actually say that, but it’s true – the quilt is finished, and it even survived washing and drying. It’s [..]

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Progress & A Little Good News

Christmas is breathing down our necks, and I feel it stalking me with an intensity – so much to do in the next two weeks, holy smokes! Last [..]

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Blargh, but also, yay

Blargh – So I haven’t gotten much sleep the last several nights, and as such, I have once again forgotten to pick up the giveaway stuff to put [..]

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Sunday morning anti-stash report

There was very little stash activity this week, very little sewing going on at all, actually. However, yesterday, I spent basically the entire day yesterday in bed, hand-quilting [..]

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Sunday Stash, Such As It Is

Only one real thing of note arrived this week: A layer cake of Snippets, by American Jane. Please forgive the absolute crap light here – I snapped it [..]

Fabrics, Hand-Quilting, Stash

A Note About Sewing Meditation

As a young girl and into my twenties, I read voraciously. Two of my favorites back then were Stephen King and Dean Koontz, and each of those dudes [..]


Small Craft Advisory

This morning’s heavy frost brought with it a distinct shift toward Winter. A powerful wind brought down the leaves from the trees last week, but that was followed [..]

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Needles & Calluses

“Your underside finger will get pricked, but then it will build up a callus and you can show them off to other quilters.” Oh my, how quickly that [..]

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Instant Gratification, It Is Not

Did we all remember the end of Daylight Savings Time today? I didn’t. Showed up to work an hour early at 6:45am. I could have had another damn [..]

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