Episode 82 – not sewing quilts?!

Back to school time!  I’ve set quilting aside for a bit as I get some apparel sewing out of my system.

So what have I been sewing?

The Bombshell Dress from this class at Craftsy.

And I also signed up to do this class and this class, also at Craftsy.

What have you been sewing?

Hey, about a year ago I was turning over my charity challenge.  I sure did love that shooting heart quilt.

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Thanks for listening!

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Episode 81

So this is from last week and now I can’t remember what I said?!

I know there was discussion of Project Runway.  Go Heidi & Tim!

Project Runway!

And I started working on a project from this class at Craftsy.

And check out the new Keepsake Quilting catalog.  It gets me in the mood for Fall!

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Episode 80 – Sewing School

The book I reviewed in this episode:

(note this is an affiliate link)

You can find my downloadable pattern, Spin it Like You Mean it, here in my shop.

64 in. x 64 in. pattern featuring pinwheels

64 in. x 64 in. pattern featuring pinwheels

The shop where I bought my moda layer cake: Missouri Star Quilt Co.

What are you working on this summer?

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Episode 79 – NQA show

The NQA show in Columbus, Ohio was June 27th – 29th and I had the opportunity to attend.  What a fun show!  I bought these things:


What do you like to buy at shows?

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Episode 78 – the return!

Well, hello! It has been awhile but I am still around.

The Husband and Me @ Disney - note the backpack is on my shoulder

The Husband and Me @ Disney – note the backpack is on my shoulder

As promised, a link to A.J. Dubb’s web site – Harriet Homemaker Strikes Again

And a link to Wendy’s site (where I won some fabulous Aurifil thread) – Ivory Spring

Inspiring window @ Disney

Inspiring window @ Disney

Above is just one of my “inspire Kelley to quilt”-type photos from Disney.  This is a (probably faux) window inside the Great Movie Ride at Hollywood Studios.  I liked how the two patterns worked together.

If you are a listener of Darla’s at Scientific Quilter…don’t forget to bid her a fond podcast farewell.  I’ll miss your sweet voice, Darla!

Happy summer!

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Spin it Like You Mean it – available for sale!

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Remember this quilt?  I’ve got the pattern up for sale!  I’m really excited to finally have a digital download pattern ready.

Now through May 9th you can use the discount code ‘premierepattern’ to get $1.99 off the price – that makes the pattern available for only $6!

Visit my store page here to purchase.

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Episode 77

Congratulations to LAURA!  She is the lucky listener that won the Quilter’s Newsletter subscription giveaway.  Woot!

Check out some of my coworkers and their sewing handiwork:

I got to sew…at work!I got to sew...at work!

We made a total of 42 pillowcases to benefit ConKerr Cancer.

This is the backpack that I’m making.  In the episode I incorrectly attributed it to Oliver + S.  It is actually Liesl + S, which I think may be an offshoot of the same company.  I talked about my inability to form proper expectations for quilting and sewing paraphernalia.  This was no exception.  In spite of my own foot-shooting I should point out the instructions are very well written, the pattern pieces all fit together, and overall it is a really cute bag.

What are you working on?

Have a great weekend.  Thanks for listening!

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Episode 76 – finally, the quilt show!

So these are the three quilts I entered in the show:finish me!

Cloverleaf sneak peak - front



main photo of quilt


The first and last quilts won 3rd place ribbons.  I’ve never won a ribbon before!  Yay!

The quilt show was fun but I’m glad it is over.  The giveaway is officially closed and I’ll be announcing the winner next time.  Have a great week!!


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Episode 75 – ready for the show!

If you are looking for where to leave a comment to enter the giveaway, go here.

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This quilt is DONE!  Bam!


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Episode 74 – my birth episode

This week has a lot of babbling about what I’m going to do on spring break. Yay Spring!

If you are looking for where to leave a comment to enter the giveaway, go here.

This is the quilt I need to finish up for the quilt show.  You’ve seen it before but who doesn’t like a quilt picture?

finish me!

finish me!

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