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Hand Sewn Apron (no sewing machine used)

Hand Sewn Apron (no sewing machine used)

Have you heard of #memademay? Every year, clothes makers everywhere take over the internet to share pictures of themselves wearing clothing they ma...
Favorite Aurifil Thread Weight

Favorite Aurifil Thread Weight

The truth is that I love any thread that gets the job done. So to pick a favorite means I need to pick my favorite job... Right now, that's hand se...
Kantha or Hand Quilting?

Kantha or Hand Quilting?

Follow my blog with Bloglovin   The Aurifil Artisan Challenge this month was to try kantha quilting. Kantha (wiki link) is a style of embroidery fr...
Post-Vinegar Soak

Post-Vinegar Soak

After unpacking from Ireland, I wanted to treat my indigo dyed fabric to make them as colorfast as possible. Turns out, the internet has a dizzying...
Indigo + Shibori Workshop with Kathryn Davey

Indigo + Shibori Workshop with Kathryn Davey

Kathryn Davey's Indigo + Shibori workshop was a Saturday of pure fun. I learned plenty and happily took home lots of samples, but the best part was...
Review of New Patchwork and Quilting Basics

Review of New Patchwork and Quilting Basics

I'm excited to review Jo Avery's book, New Patchwork and Quilting Basics!  Jo's book is a fantastic guide for the beginner. There are a dozen proj...
Quarter Circle Table Runner

Quarter Circle Table Runner

I had the pleasure of working with a beautiful bundle of Ruby Red shot cottons from Oakshott Fabrics for this table runner.   There's just som...
Make Your Own Acrylic Quilting Rulers on a Laser Cutter

Make Your Own Acrylic Quilting Rulers on a Laser Cutter

For over a year, I’ve been searching on-and-off for a source of custom acrylic templates for cutting quilting fabric. After a few failed attempts a...
Paintbrush Studios and Aurifil Wholecloth Quilt Challenge

Paintbrush Studios and Aurifil Wholecloth Quilt Challenge

This pillow is a bit of a work in progress. I had wondered about using a water soluble marking pen (not the kind that irons away). On Instagram, I...
Living on Nesodden

Living on Nesodden

Some people talk about how a city feels "alive." There's an energy at all hours of the day, and the lights and noise and activity never really subs...
New in Norway

New in Norway

I've been in Norway for over a year now, so to say I'm "new in Norway" is a little misleading.  And yet, as we plan to live out our lives here, eac...