“K” is for Kitchen, Kitschy, Kawaii, and Karen

It’s day eleven on the TYPECAST OF CHARACTERS Blog Tour and my stop on this fun alphabet train.  The TYPECAST OF CHARACTERS (TOC) pattern is the newest pattern from both Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill of Whole Circle Studio and Paper Pieces dot com.  Welcome to the Paper Pieces family of designers, Sheri!  Sheri’s developed and designed a…

Holiday Elegance Table Set Pattern

Happy Holidays to all!  I am pleased to offer you a free pattern to be used with the Crafter’s Companion GEMINI & Build-A-Block-PLUS die cutting system.  I always recommend adding quality tools to your sewing studio arsenal and the Build-A-Block-Plus die cutting system is a great tool to have at the ready, especially if you…

Fresh Picked Quilt Pattern

It’s an exciting day in my studio as I’m publishing a free quilt pattern I’ve designed for users of Crafter’s Companion’s GEMINI & Build-A-Block die cutting system.  I recommend adding it to your sewing arsenal because it is effective, useful, and fun to use.  Don’t we all like those things?!  To learn more about the…

WINNER WINNER CHICKEN DINNER!!!

I’ve got a winner!! I have used Random.org since my book blogging days to get my winner for giveaways and today was no different. 39 of y’all entered my pretty great giveaway on my blog and after hitting the “generate” button the 20th comment won! That person is @chiapea!! Congratulations, Jessica!!! @crafterscompanionus will get your…

(CLOSED) I call it a “Quilter’s Companion”💖 ➕ a GIVEAWAY

(THIS GIVEAWAY CLOSED AT MIDNIGHT. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO ENTERED. THE WINNER HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED IN A NEW POST.). Back in May I attended Janome America’s inaugural Education Summit in New Jersey. It was during that fun filled week that I saw Crafter’s Companion Gemini die cutting machine and their new Build-A-Block die cut…

Thunderboomers from Eyecandy Quilts is ELECTRIC!

Months ago my sweet and talented friend, Anneliese, reached out to me asking if I could help her out. She was in need of someone who could make an upcoming Eyecandy Quilts pattern and that she had designed it to be made using different substrates. Well, my interest was piqued and I was game. Anneliese…