Double Wedding Ring QAL: Sewing the Apple Core Units

Posted on March 14, 2014 by Cristy | 0 comments

A couple of months ago, I filmed the videos for the Double Wedding Ring QAL, along with several other video tutorials. When I played them back for editing, the videos were garbled and unusable. I was so frustrated (and may or may not have taken it out on my video camera). I had spent all of that time making videos for you, to only discover that I had been talking to myself.

I bought myself a new...

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Posted in DWRQAL, Glue Basting, Piec-lique, Tutorial, Video

Double Wedding Ring QAL: Sewing the Melon Units

Posted on December 26, 2013 by Cristy | 0 comments

Well, hello!!

I'm very sorry for not posting sooner. I enjoy blogging so so much, but when my businessgets busy, blogging keeps getting pushed down on my "to do" list. Being busy with all of my business stuff is not a bad problem to have. I'm very grateful. I just wish I had more hours in my day, or maybe an assistant, or a housekeeper. I'm going to keep on moving forward, and share with you as...

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Applique is My Favorite: Video Tutorial

Posted on September 19, 2013 by Cristy | 1 comment

Oh, how I love me some applique! It makes me giddy. It's okay if you think I'm a weirdo, I'm completely good with that. There's just something about applique that speaks to my heart.

I adore applique because it can be pretty, funky, crazy, arty, modern, traditional, simple and complicated. Applique can be used in so many ways, as well: on quilts, clothing, bags, purses, and on an on an on. There...

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Glue Basting Your Seams {Video!!}

Posted on June 04, 2013 by Cristy | 0 comments


If I could, I would scream it from the rooftops: "Glue basting is life changing!!"

I get a bit of reluctance from some quilters, and sewists, who haven't tried glue basting, or are cautious (maybe even scared) of trying it. Almost always, once they try glue basting, they "get it" and understand why it works so well. Then they discover how it can work for them and their sewing. This simple technique...

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Posted in Glue Basting, Half Square Triangles, Piecing, Sewing, Tutorial, Video

Video Tutorial: Free-Motion Quilting

Posted on January 01, 2013 by Cristy | 0 comments

Happy New Year!!

I can hardly believe that it's already 2013! (yep, I just typed 2012 first, and had to delete it. I have a feeling I'll be doing that on checks for the next month or two.)

Ringing in the new year with a new free-motion quilting tutorial sounds pretty good to me. What do you think? Alyssa, from Pile O' Fabric asked me to be a part of her Technique Tutorial Tuesday, and of course I...

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Posted in Free Motion Quilting, Tutorial, Video