“Pulling” Fabrics for a Quilt

As mentioned in a previous post, I've signed up for a quilt class and I'm pretty excited about spending a day sewing.  Now that I have signed myself along with my mother up for the class, the rush to select the perfect fabrics has begun. I don't know if other quilters are like me or… Continue reading “Pulling” Fabrics for a Quilt


Quilt Classes – Live or Video?

Quilt class opportunities are few and far between for me.  Sewing class opportunities are totally none existent.  Nevertheless, I keep my eyes and ears posted for any chance to make something or learn a new technique.  One of my local fabric stores offers classes but they are rarely for anything that catches my interest.  They… Continue reading Quilt Classes – Live or Video?


Digital Stash Management

I am a late baby-boomer, but I am an information specialist working in a progressive academic library.  So I'm more "millennial" than many others my age.  I get that. I am also an avid sewist, manic knitter and occasional crocheter.  If it involves a needle, I'm there.  I am tired of living in two completely… Continue reading Digital Stash Management

General, Product Review, Sewing, Tools

Mobile Sewing Center Of My Dreams

I have found the perfect mobile solution for my sewing needs!  Thanks, Happy Zombie, for your blogpost.  I've searched high and low for some sort of storage and travel option for my treasured featherweight and associated sewing notions.  My husband's shopping gravitates toward sporting goods stores and home improvement centers so I tend to make… Continue reading Mobile Sewing Center Of My Dreams

Product Review, Quilting, Sewing, Tools

Product Review: Clover Protect and Grip Thimble

My hand quilting has been on a hiatus for a couple years while I have been doing the whole "get healthy, get active" thing.  When I returned to my project, I quickly found out there had been a change.  My favorite thimble no longer fit.  I had no idea a 45lb. weight-loss could affect the… Continue reading Product Review: Clover Protect and Grip Thimble