Beginner Quilt Along
Have you ever thought about making a quilt, but have no idea where to begin? That was me almost 15 years ago- only there weren't awesome blogs that I could refer to then. Take a look at this picture of my very first quilt (made in 1999). I was really proud of it, but now I know that I made that quilt the hard way! To save others from my missteps, and because recently, many of my friends (several in other states!) have asked if I will teach them to quilt, the Beginner Quilt Along was born…
Yes, I'm Black and No, You're Not Colorblind (and That's OK!)
Every once in awhile I’ll have a generally well-meaning person tell me they don’t even notice I’m black. “I’m color blind,” they say. I personally believe this statement is coming from one of two places. Either one where they’re trying to defend themselves from the appearance of being racist. Or (more commonly) in an attempt to say that they don’t care what someone looks like. I smile, because I know it’s intended to be a kind statement, but in my mind I’m debating opening up a dialogue. I…
Free Motion Quilting Project
Learn more about free motion quilting through hundreds of free videos posted to the Free Motion Quilting Project blog by Leah Day
Don’t Mess with Mama - Natural Living Made Simple
Join me to learn how simple a natural lifestyle can be. Here you'll find gluten-free recipes, green cleaning tips, DIY and homemade tutorials, minimalism tips and more!