Friday, May 18, 2012


Hi Everyone

     Once a month I get together with a group of Husqvarna Embroidery Machine owners and we make a little project. It is so much fun for me, as I get to try new things too. I also love how excited the ladies get when they go home with a really neat project. This month we are taking a little trip to Paris (well not really but we can dream!). 
     Urban Threads, a great place to get embroidery designs, had a new pack out recently called Parisian Love Letter( Urban Threads ) I just love this collection. The neat thing is that you can take as many designs as you like and create a "postcard" pillow. It turned out so nice.

     I also have done the individual designs on a jacket for Sylvia (the boss) too. Sylvia found a great jacket at the Second Hand store and we jazzed it up, it looks great. Have a great day.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Monsters in training

Hi Everyone

We have been having so much fun making stuffed, quilting and knitted monsters. It all started with Rebecca our knitting teacher.

Rebecca came to us with the idea to knit the cutest little monster balls and it just kept growing from there. Rebecca will be teaching these little guys this summer!

one of the little rascals!

the whole family
the one on the right (solid blue is a class Rebecca will be teaching)

here is my little guy....what a little goof ball. But I love him.

Bryan and I worked on this little wallhanging together.

Have a monstrously wonderful week!

Saturday, May 12, 2012

A fun video

   Are there any Ellen fans out there? If you are then you have probably have seen the Sophia Grace and Rosie videos, if not this should make your day. I just love these two little girls, they make me laugh so hard. Have a great weekend!


Thursday, May 10, 2012

10 Minute Quilt block

Hi Everyone

    Have you tried the 10 minute quilt block from Suzanne McNeil. Oh my goodness what fun and so easy too.
This block is great when made from both charm squares or layer cakes. I have also made the quilt with an 8" blocks. Great for a scrap quilt or charity quilt. The skies the limit.
    This technique is also the one I used on my last Mothers Day Tea a couple of weeks ago. As you will see from the photos any combination of fabric works well. I have included the demo at the bottom of this post from YouTube, enjoy!

      Have fun trying out this block it really if fun and easy to make.

Monday, May 7, 2012

Victoria Quilter's Guild Show

Hi Everyone

    Did you make it to the quilt show? What a talented group of people! Thought I would show you some of my favorite photos.

   Hope you all enjoyed the show! The Cloth Castle is having our annual quilt challenge August 25 all the quilts will be red and white! I can't wait.... my favorite combination!

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Lets twist again!

Hi everyone

     Have you made a twister quilt yet? Are you tired of me talking about? Have I told you how much I LOVE this technique?  I think you get the picture I really, really, really like making Twister quilts. Besides making them I also enjoying teach the class at The Cloth Castle so here is a little show and tell! Enjoy!

 I have also been working with all the Cuddle (Minkie) fabrics from Shannon's fabrics. They are sooooo nice. 

Well we are busy getting ready for the quilt show so I'm off. Hope to see you around the show this weekend. Have a great day!