#SewThrifted2017 Q&A {sharing the ins-and-outs of the whys-and-hows}

The blog title makes sense to me and that's all that matters. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Hello, all my thrifty sewing friends! I'm kicking off the #SewThrifted2017 "challenge" with a little Q&A about sewing with thrifted and vintage materials! Q: What's the difference between the two? A: One is previously owned items like clothing and linens - usually purchased … Continue reading #SewThrifted2017 Q&A {sharing the ins-and-outs of the whys-and-hows}

Take your label and stuff it! {diy thread & trimming-stuffed quilt labels}

This is my second year participating in #IGQuiltFest, a daily photo challenge on Instagram, hosted by Amy Ellis from Amy's Creative Side! Unlike the previous week-long #IGQuiltFest challenges, this year it's running for the whole month of March! 31 days of quilty photo prompts?! Heck yes!! Yesterday's prompt was STASH. I shared a photo of my stash bin … Continue reading Take your label and stuff it! {diy thread & trimming-stuffed quilt labels}

Four-at-a-time flying geese: traditional + contrasting sky methods {with video tutorial}

Sometimes you just need to make a lot of flying geese (pfffft... as if there are any projects where you ever just need one or two). This tutorial will show you how to make four at a time like the robotic machine-human you are! Cutting your fabric: For this tutorial, I'm using a floral print for my geese … Continue reading Four-at-a-time flying geese: traditional + contrasting sky methods {with video tutorial}

Getting it straight: glue stick block piecing {the complete glue-torial}

  It's been forever since my last post... is this thing still on??? Hope everyone is having a fantastic 2017 so far! I just started working on my very first quilt project of the year and figured what better way to start the year off, then to share one of my most favorite sewing related tips?! I'm … Continue reading Getting it straight: glue stick block piecing {the complete glue-torial}

Five things to be happy about {five things friday: link-up #22}

“But frost, like the crystallized dreams of autumn, began to coat the clearing with its sugar glaze.” ― Victoria Steele Logue, Redemption Things are starting to feel extra wintry over here! With frosty cold mornings, the smell of wood burning fireplaces at night and the softest blanket of snow covering the mountain tops. Is it just me or … Continue reading Five things to be happy about {five things friday: link-up #22}

Five things friday: link-up #21 {handmade halloween edition – taking the cost out of costumes}

“It was November--the month of crimson sunsets, parting birds, deep, sad hymns of the sea, passionate wind-songs in the pines. Anne roamed through the pineland alleys in the park and, as she said, let that great sweeping wind blow the fogs out of her soul.” ― L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables   Hellooo, November! Leaves are … Continue reading Five things friday: link-up #21 {handmade halloween edition – taking the cost out of costumes}

Five things to be happy about {five things friday: link-up #20}

Gypsy Moon Quilt Co - Five Things Friday

“The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.”― W.B. Yeats Rain on rain on rain, plump pumpkins, long overdue visits with best friends and exploring just a handful of the many hidden wonders of our beautiful city... this was another perfect week with so many things to be happy about! … Continue reading Five things to be happy about {five things friday: link-up #20}