Tips and Tricks for Fixing Quilting Mistakes

March 24, 2016 5 Comments

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Thrive: My One Little Word for 2016

January 13, 2016 6 Comments

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Wanderlust Quilts Book Review + a Giveaway

November 15, 2015 35 Comments

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Paperless Paper Piecing + Celestial Star QAL

October 30, 2015 3 Comments

Hi! I'm really excited to be Diane's guest and to share Paperless Paper Piecing with you. It's one of my favorite techniques. I hope you'll give it a try!

I love the precision of traditional paper piecing, but like some of you, I really don't enjoy tearing off all of the papers at the end. Over 10 years ago, my mom, Sharon Schamber, developed Paperless Paper Piecing, an amazing technique that gives...

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The Power of Glue Basting - Back to School Blog Hop

September 27, 2015 6 Comments

Welcome! Today is my stop on the Back to School Blog Hop, organized by the wonderful Sam Hunter.

Today I'm going to give you a little "crash course" on glue basting - one of my favorite techniques for getting great results for many quilting and sewing projects.

What is glue basting, you ask? It's probably much like you imagine, but a lot less messy than you fear. Glue basting is a simple techinique...

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Hunter's Design Studio Back to School Blog Hop

September 01, 2015

Hello! I'm so happy that you stopped by!

My wonderful friend, Sam Hunter, is hosting a fabulous Back to School Blog Hop, which is kicking off today. As all of our kiddos, and grand-kiddos, are heading back to school, Sam thought it would be great fun for us to head back too and brush up on some of our quilting skills as well as learn some new tips and tricks. Sam has put together a pretty fabulous...

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Iron Shoe: Free Pattern & Tutorial

July 10, 2015

 Iron Shoe by Sharon Schamber
Sharon Schamber's Iron Shoe Pattern & Tutorial are fianlly here! And they're free for you!

Have you ever pressed your precious fabrics with your iron only to discover that the metal base made a shiny spot on your fabric? Sharon designed the Iron Shoe to help keep your pressing sheet close at hand, as well as to protect your fabrics as you press.

Making your own Iron Shoe is quite simple and requires...

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Tiny Geese Keychain Pattern Review

July 09, 2015 1 Comment


I'm so happy that you've found you're way here. Last month, I came across a fabulous pattern for a flying geese keychain and just had to make one. After making it, I couldn't wait to share it with you.
The Tiny Geese Keychain pattern is a simple and fun paper piecing pattern by Michael Ann Made. It's available in her pattern shop on Craftsy. Michael Ann includes a full tutorial with her...

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Machine Pieced Hexagon Tutorial

June 09, 2015 1 Comment

Hello! Welcome to Sew Much Like Mom! I'm honored to have you here. 

I love hexagons, or as some fondly call them, "hexies". I love them pieced by hand. I love the big. I love them small. I love them in all sorts of colors and prints.

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Make MAGIC… Save up to 50% on All Online Classes Today

June 05, 2015 1 Comment

Make today, showcase forever! Save on Craftsy classes via my special link and help support my store, Purple Daisies Quilting

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A page out of my Story (+ a giveaway)

April 14, 2015 9 Comments

Welcome to my little stop on the blog hop to celebrate Carrie Bloomston's new line of fabric: Story.

If this is your first time visiting me, welcome! I'm Cristy Fincher. I'm a mom, wife, quilter, teacher, and pattern designer. I had the honor of meeting Carrie through our beautiful friend, Bari J.

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My New Craftsy Class and a Giveaway!

March 04, 2015 24 Comments

Hi Everyone!

The past couple of months have been full of highs and lows. As most of you know, my mom's best friend and soul partner, Tom Russell, passed away unexpectedly in January. I'm still at a loss for words to express how I feel about his passing, and how to express my love for him. 

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