#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}

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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}

For the love of half square triangles {shortcuts + block design}

HST Half Square Triangles - Gypsy Moon Quilt Co.

Because I love HSTs and you should too! I know there are a few beginning quilters out there who follow my blog, so I thought I'd start posting some tips, tricks and beginner basics I've picked up along my quilting journey. And given my love for half-square triangles, I figured what better way than to start with … Continue reading For the love of half square triangles {shortcuts + block design}

Upcycling: from lace to header image {not your grandmother’s lace… although it could be, actually}

Upcycling From Lace to Header Image - Gypsy Moon Quilt Co.

I've gotten a few comments from people regarding my DIY header image, so I thought I'd share the process of how I made it. -- I've also added a new Tutorials tab to my navigation bar where I will be posting more DIY projects and instructional posts in the future (much less technical ones, of course). When I was … Continue reading Upcycling: from lace to header image {not your grandmother’s lace… although it could be, actually}