I recently started using a new sewing machine from Janome. The model is 1600P QC. After reading the manual, I found it very straight forward to use. I especially love these features …Continue reading “Janome 1600P-QC Sewing Machine”
Lately, a few people ask about getting started with quilting, so I’ve put together a short list of items you will need to get started. I’ve been quilting since 2006, a wonderful friend showed me how to cut up fabric and assemble it into a work of art! I love to quilt! Try it!Continue reading “Getting Started with Quilting”
Folks have been asking me about my mask, it has a shape that covers up to your eyes and down across your chin. So I wanted to share where I got the pattern. I saw this from a quilting YouTube Channel called Fabric Patch. They call their mask the Jesse mask after the person who created it. It’s sized to your face, simply use the proper pattern. Here’s all the details.Continue reading “Making a safe Covid-19 Mask”
Now that retirement is underway, I have a new project for the top floor of the treehouse. This special plan includes the setup of my sewing machine so I can start quilting again. While I was purchasing this new sewing table and under bed storage (for my quilt fabric), I decided to decorate and bring in these macrame hanging plants while I was at it!Continue reading “Sew Ready Table & Plant Hangers”
Now that retirement is underway, I have a project for the top floor of the tree house. This special plan includes the setup of my sewing machine so I can start quilting again. I have a new sewing table on order, that should be here later this month. So for now, I’m starting with this under the bed storage for my quilt fabric. Here’s how the move went from the basement to the top floor.Continue reading “Storing Quilt Fabric under the Bed”
For Christmas, I’m making my youngest son a tshirt quilt. Many of you have asked about how to make one, so I thought I’d make a video and instructions for the process! Here goes!Continue reading “T-Shirt Quilt”
Today, I was with my mother-in-law, Sharon, and she mentioned she was making some Christmas gifts. She was trying to learn how to make these Christmas Stars, and thought it would be fun to make a video together as we learned! Oh my gosh!!