I've been stitching up a storm lately – there are no fewer than five EPP projects in progress around here right now. So what better time to share some more good stuff to watch while you stitch?

Craftivism Book Review

Quick Note: During my recent blogging hiatus, I got waaaaaaay behind on reviewing craft books. I have a big backlog, so reviews will be more frequent than usual around here for a bit. Hopefully you won't mind – they're all awesome books!

Half Hexie Star Table Runner

Try cutting your hexies in half to make these interlocking star shapes. This tutorial shows you how.

My T-Shirt Quilting Class

I'm glad to see you! Thanks for checking out my T-shirt quilting class. Your class worksheet is below, and I'll even throw in a free excerpt of my recent book, Quilting Happiness. Just click the images below to grab 'em. (Depending on your computer, the files may save to a Documents or Downloads folder, or they might display on your screen.)

  Free Excerpt of Quilting Happiness

Feel free to poke around here for lots more crafty. Or you can find me in some of your favorite online hangouts:


Just raising my head for a moment to share three things you might enjoy…

(I'm posting this to both my blog and my Mom's.)

Life is woven from both beauty and tragedy. Two weeks back, tragedy struck my family when Mom's husband of 25 years passed away suddenly from a heart attack. We both loved him dearly, as did so many people. He had one of those twinkling spirits that always made people brighten around him.