Glue Basting Binding

Glue Basting Binding

I was feeling all crazy yesterday and decided to try a new to me technique: glue basting on a quilt binding.  I know, I know.  I’m probably WAY behind the times on this one.  But just in case you are like me and haven’t given this a whirl yet, I thought I’d share what I […]

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profile quilt

Profile Quilt – A tutorial

I promised you all a tutorial a while back for the profile quilt I made for a school auction for my daughter’s Montessori school…and I’m finally here to deliver.  This idea is perfect for charity quilts like I did, teacher’s gifts with her students, a family tree sort of quilt, or really any way you

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painted wooden utensils

DIY: Painted Wooden Utensils

One of the many things I’ve been doing lately is this new birthday club I started with 11 other ladies where each person gets a month and will be inundated with birthday packages from the other 11.  I had the first month and got loads of lovely crafty goodness and cuteness.  So now I get

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quilt backing

Quick Tip for Quilt Backings

I know I’ve been doing some of my own tips and tricks on the blog here, but today I’m joining in on Amy, Diary of a Quilter, series of  QUICK  Quilting Tips and Tricks.  She’s been accumulating lots of great tricks from bloggers from all over and I’m sure you’ll enjoy them.  Be sure to

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DIY Playset Canopy

DIY Playset Canopy

Earlier in Summer, J & O Fabrics contacted me about doing a tutorial on my site using some fabric from theirs.  I happily agreed as I was delighted to find another online store that carries a large variety of all types of fabric.  I love quilting fabric (and yes they have some!) but I make

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Upholstered Cornice

Upholstered Cornice

I don’t know if I’ve mentioned it here before, but I have a REALLY hard time sleeping.  It’s been on an ongoing problem for at least 10 years and I have yet to find a real solution.  I’m working hard on that and part of solution is to ensure a really dark room to sleep

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