Sew Alongs and Bees: Community Sewing Across the Miles

After a longer than intended lull in blogging, I’m back and eager to share my reflections, process, and creative adventures with you! I’ve said it before, but beginning is the hardest step. I got stuck in a cycle of the longer I waited, the harder it was to simply jump back into blogging. Today, that … Continue reading Sew Alongs and Bees: Community Sewing Across the Miles

Getting into the Swing of Things… or Not

Despite the best intentions, I’ve had a pretty slow start at “getting back into the swing of things” after returning from the Slow Stitching Retreat. I have done zero non-deadline related sewing, my house is not nearly as tidy as I’d like, and there are days where we all just run amok outside all day … Continue reading Getting into the Swing of Things… or Not

Colour Block Challenge Hosted by Gnome Angel

Those who know me know I love color, the brighter and bolder the better! I also love quilt photography and fun styling of process photos, and continuously aim to improve the clarity and aesthetic pull of my photographs. So when Angie at Gnome Angel announced a fun little challenge called the Colour Block Challenge (yes, … Continue reading Colour Block Challenge Hosted by Gnome Angel

Kittens at Play: First Commissioned Quilt Finish

Today I am excited to share my first commissioned quilt with you! This quilt was a long time in the making, but has finally been finished, mailed, and happily received. It was a project for my father-in-law (GrandDude to my kids), who wanted to commission a secretly-made quilt for his adored wife (Grand Princess). The quilt features … Continue reading Kittens at Play: First Commissioned Quilt Finish

Sponsor Introduction: Fat Quarter Shop {& a Giveaway}

I’m excited to kick off the week by announcing a new sponsor: Fat Quarter Shop. Many of you most likely know about this pinnacle online fabric shop that not only stocks a wide selection of fabrics, but also engages the community in a big way through free video tutorials and patterns, quilt alongs, block of … Continue reading Sponsor Introduction: Fat Quarter Shop {& a Giveaway}

Color Inspiration Thursday {59}

Every year, friends of ours host a pot luck pig roast on their 360+ acre organic farm right up the road. It is truly one of the (if not THE) highlights of our year. With contributing family members who are musicians, a midwife, farmers, cheese makers, contractor, parents, kids, the invite list always includes a … Continue reading Color Inspiration Thursday {59}

Mega Projects and Mini Minis

Things have been busy behind the scenes here at Night Quilter, and life has been cruising along the way life does. With many big projects about to begin (Farmer’s Wife Sew Along, Sizzix Design Team tutorial posts, a quilt project reveal, etc.), when I saw Michelle Bartholomew post about a mini mini quilt swap on Instagram, … Continue reading Mega Projects and Mini Minis