Category Archives: National Sewing Month

2019 Quilt Show – Part 2

One thing that I noticed at the quilt show was that a lot of quilters were using embroidery in their designs. Most of it was machine embroidery, but I took a picture of a sweet little barn because it looked … Continue reading

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2019 Quilt Show – Part 1

My mom and I attended the local quilt show again this year. We were a bit disappointed, though. I had hoped for some vendors that were selling regular sewing notions. She was hoping to see one of the local sewing … Continue reading

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Woodworking: It’s Rather Pressing

Okay, the subject today is a horrible pun. Today I wanted to show off the pressing tools that Jay has made me for my sewing room. Since all of September is National Sewing Month I’m doing my best to relate … Continue reading

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Warm Embers Cardigan – 9-13-19

It’s amazing that all of this: Can turn into this: No, I haven’t finished it yet. I have a few more projects lined up so I will be happy when I CAN say that this is done. Since September is … Continue reading

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First Attempt Sewing a T-Shirt

Since it’s National Sewing Month, and also a long weekend, I decided to try sewing a long-sleeved t-shirt. I’ve never worked with knits before so I wanted to give it a try. I’ll give you a head’s up that it … Continue reading

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NSM – 2017 Quilt Show

I have some good news and bad news. The good news is that I went to the quilt show and took pictures. The bad news is that my camera battery died when I was barely a quarter of the way … Continue reading

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NSM – Sewing Room Organization

I almost forgot all about National Sewing Month (NSM) as I’ve been trying to grasp and claw at every last little bit of summer before it goes away. Unfortunately, Fall is arriving despite my best efforts so I need to … Continue reading

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Corn Hole Bags (and Board!) – NSM

As the neighbor kid was helping us with the shed this summer there was talk of playing Corn Hole. If you’re unfamiliar with Corn Hole, it’s a lawn game that’s played using ramps with holes into which you try to … Continue reading

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Quilt Show – Part 3 – NSM

This will be my last post about the quilt show that my mom and I attended. I apologize if it gets really long. I have a few more random quilts to show, plus a technique that I find to be … Continue reading

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Quilt Show – Part 2 – NSM

In Part 1 of my quilt show postings I showed you some quilts and how just the quilting made it look different. I also showed you how interesting it can be to get a close-up look at the material that … Continue reading

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