Friday, December 12, 2014

It's Almost Over!

This is all I've been doing since October. My last craft show is On Saturday!



Sunday, November 9, 2014

Thursday, October 30, 2014



On my last trip to the Sauder store I bought a bolt of text print fabric. I’ve had lots of ideas running through my head on how to use text prints. Since it’s craft show season it’s been hard to find time to experiment with it. Last week I stole a few minutes and made these.


This mug rug was made with text print and solid scraps from the Confetti quilt.




And this is a table runner made with my stack of 2.5 squares that are used as leaders and enders.

I think I’m going to enjoy working with this print. I may even have a New York Beauty in my future

Today is the last day of The Hot Bobbin sale. It’s 10% off with the coupon code bobbin10.



Sunday, October 26, 2014

Something New!

I usually post a picture on Sunday, but today I’m doing a little something different. I’m here to introduce you to The Hot Bobbin.

the hot bobbin

We are a group of artists who specialize in Home D├ęcor (Quilts, Art Quilts and Table Decor), Bags, Gifts, Accessories and all manner of things sewn.


You can find us on Etsy

You can find us on Facebook

And you can find us on Pinterest

Here are a few examples of the beautiful items available from The Hot Bobbin.


        patti quilt

        sheri stockings

       lauren tree skirt

There are many, many gorgeous items being offered in the Etsy shops of The Hot Bobbin team and starting Oct. 27th – Oct. 30th we will be offering 10% off of most Etsy shop purchases!

So stop by and take a look and like us on facebook and pinterest!

Sunday, October 19, 2014

On Sunday


It's been a wonderful! 23 years today!


Sunday, October 5, 2014

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Autumn is Coming

Wow, I didn't realize it had been so long since I'd done a post!

Now that DD is back at school, I have gotten back to my routine. I love the weather we're having, nice sunny days and cool crisp nights. I like Fall colors although they aren't my favorite. I've been working with lots of orange, brown and rust lately. Not to mention purple, black, gray and green for Halloween.

I've finished a table runner, a few mug rugs, a tote and a cosmetic bag.





This week I'm going to work with some other colors before I start making table runners for Thanksgiving. After all a little orange goes a long way.


Sunday, August 24, 2014

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

It's Kaffe for Autumn

Pulled some Kaffe today

Cut a few strips, stitched them up

And ta da a new table runner!


Monday, August 18, 2014

Scraps are Exploding!

More scrap blocks being made in the sewing room today!


Sunday, August 17, 2014

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Missing My Routine

I've got so much going on right now it seems everything is half done. DD goes back to school in 11 days. I hope to get back to my routine soon. In the meantime I had to do some mindless sewing today with one of my favorite colors!


Sunday, August 3, 2014

Thursday, July 31, 2014



I know you’ve seen these pieces from time to time on my blog. They are 2 1/2” square leaders and enders that I’ve pieced over about a year or so.

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When I pieced the first one I had no idea where this was headed but an idea soon popped into my head. I spent part of yesterday putting the body together and now I just need to add borders.

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I’m pretty pleased with how it looks so far. I really love scraps!


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This is Mushroom the cat and his toy monkey Taffy. Made by my DD. He sleeps in an old mint tin and has taken up residence in my sewing room. Isn’t he the cutest?

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

What’s Working on Wednesday


Wow it’s the almost the end of July! I guess that means the summer is about half over. Besides lots of fabric shopping I can’t say I’ve finished much.

I finally found fabric and put a border on this


I also found a border for this quilt



and I finally ordered fabric to replace the ugly red curtain that has been over my kitchen sink. It was supposed to be temporary when we painted the kitchen about 3 years ago!


See I told you, lots of retail therapy!

I’m linking up with Quiltsy today.

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Sunday, July 13, 2014