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Sunbonnet Susie Mini Quilt

After a year of being too tired or too busy to do much sewing, I’m so happy to be stitching again! This project had been percolating in the back of my mind since last winter. My friend Jera of Quilting in the Rain shared with me a few images of her upcoming fabric collection just a few weeks before my daughter Susie was born last … Continue reading Sunbonnet Susie Mini Quilt

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Quilted Advent Calendar Tutorial

Happy (almost) Thanksgiving!! If you’re like me, you’re probably being bombarded right about now with wonderful holiday craft ideas from magazines, books, blogs, and (of course) Pinterest. This year, I’ve particularly admired the beautiful advent calendars with cute pockets decorated with applique and embroidery. But advent (and the new year) would be long gone before I could get one of those intricate projects close to … Continue reading Quilted Advent Calendar Tutorial