Author: poweredbyquilting

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#365DaysOfArtPBQChallenge Week 3, Exercises 15-21

Welcome to the Week 3 wrap up of the 365 Days Of Art Challenge!  If you haven’t started yet, no worries!  The link up at the bottom of the post will be open all year so be sure to check back to see what other fellow creatives have made with this week’s exercises.  Read more about the challenge here. Without further ado, here are my 7...

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It’s Stitchin’ Time (Friday Foto Fun #15)

Happy Friday! Happy Embroidery! I joined the Cozy Blue Stitch club after trying one of their embroidery kits in December! I was able to do some stitching this week when I was recovering from being sick. It was actually a lot of stitching. I finished off this month’s stitch club and I LOVE this design! “Show Up, Be True, Be Kind, Keep Going” I think...

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Let it snow and let’s “Decorate A Snowman”!

Introducing my “Decorate A Snowman” block pattern!  YAY!  This is the pattern I designed for the I Wish You A Merry QAL that has been updated and had sizes added!  The pattern is now a paid pattern and you can get it from my Craftsy Shop. The pattern includes instructions and templates for a 12″, 18″, and 24″ block.  I used the 18″ block  as...

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#365DaysOfArtPBQChallenge Week 2, Exercises 8-14

Welcome to the Week 2 wrap up of the 365 Days Of Art Challenge!  If you haven’t started yet, no worries!  The link up at the bottom of the post will be open all year and be sure to check back to see what other fellow creatives have made with this week’s exercises.  Read more about the challenge here. Without further ado, here are my 7...

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I Wish You A Merry QAL – Completed Quilt

This quilt along has been such a great learning experience for me, and I even used this opportunity to stretch my quilting skills.  I am so proud of the finished quilt, as I straight-line and free motion quilted the entire thing! I used straight line quilting to stitch-in-the-ditch for outlining the different blocks and secure the basting before free motion quilting each of the different...

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#365DaysOfArtPBQChallenge Week 1, Exercises 1-7

Welcome to the Week 1 wrap up of the 365 Days Of Art Challenge!  If you haven’t started yet, no worries!  The link up at the bottom of the post will be open all year and check back to see what other fellow creatives have made with this week’s exercises.  Read more about the challenge here. Without further ado, here are my 7 for this...

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At Disney for Friday Foto Fun #13

Happy Friday everyone!  I survived the first week back in reality…I mean work.  It was a super short 3 day week for me since Monday was New Year’s Day, and I’m on vacation today!  I’m nice and warm in Orlando, FL for the Walt Disney World Marathon this Sunday.  It’s not going to be the best run as I’ve been plagued with foot injuries all...

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My Best of 2017 and Quilting/Blog Recap!

My final recap of 2017 by the numbers: Quilts finished: 4 Mug Rugs, 6 Mini (<24″), 4 Small (<40″), 14 Usable size (>40″) Quilt tops finished: 8 Quilts/Works in progress: 10 Patterns released: 4 Other Works in Progress: 4 quilt tops from 2016 that still need to be quilted and finished! I didn’t take a count of all the zippy bags I made or other...

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January Color Challenge Block!

Happy New Year everyone! Let’s kick this year off with this Monthly Color Challenge.  This month’s color is RED!  If you want more details on the challenge read about it here. Jen from Patterns by Jen designed a block that can be made in 6″ and 12″ finished.  I opted to make all the blocks 12″ to match the blocks I designed.  You can get...