quilting – life+running
  • CRAFT
  • Fall Bucket List

    Summer is officially over as of this weekend, and I really enjoyed working through my summer bucket list, so I’m making one for fall. But first, here’s how I did on my summer list. Go canoeing Visit a winery/brewery  Road trip Grill a pizza Brew kombucha — seriously seriously going to order a kit soon, […]

  • CRAFT
  • Patchwork + Hot wings

    The patchwork class I taught Saturday and Sunday was a success. I even learned something. Two of the ladies in the class were hardcore quilters, but needed help figuring out how to pick fabrics and wanted a fresh look at things, which is why they took my class. I kept getting guff for not pressing […]

  • CRAFT
  • mendocino progress

    Quite some time ago — okay, a realllllly long time ago — I posted some quilt blocks I had put together. Yes. I realize there was a 2-year time lapse there … This year I’m going through the giant pile of WIP quilt pieces and finishing them. I swear. For real. I decided to use […]

  • CRAFT
  • FO Friday: Stella Quilt

    You may remember this quilt top from 2009 when I originally had it slated to become a finished quilt for my niece’s first birthday. Well, as you may know I’m really bad about finishing quilts. Mostly because it isn’t cheap to get them quilted professionally and up until I got my new sewing machine recently […]

  • CRAFT
  • FQS Giveaway!

    I love giveways, especially ones that involve fabulous fabric. Quokka Quilts is hosting a blogger’s choice giveaway for 12 print fat quarters and 3 solids (holy cow!) of your choice from Fat Quarter Shop. Since I mostly make bags, I picked a bunch of patterns conducive to bag-making. I also mocked up a couple of […]