Books, Birds, Projects and More

Settle in for a long post about a lot going on, things to see and read, and projects where you can participate. Around the feeder we have a lot of pretty birds, and hungry birds! This week there has been a variety of avian friends chowing down on the seed and suet, including some newcomers. …

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Scrap Dance Quadrille Mystery Quilt Along

My design mojo apparently is back, as this design took less time than any of the previous mystery designs. This one also named itself almost immediately, also a new record. Usually I have to begin sewing the sample, but not this time. It named itself before I printed out the pages from EQ8. I've been …

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Scrap Dance Pachanga

The Scrap Dance Pachanga Mystery Quilt Along is over. Thank you for quilting along! If you missed it, the pattern will be available on My Patterns page soon. See new Best Sellers on sale at MadamSew! New books have arrived at C&T Publishing. There is a 25% off sale at Impression Obsession for stamps and …

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Scrap Dance Twist and Facebook Live

First, I need to apologize to those of you who were on the Facebook live video yesterday.  I didn't have my screen set properly so the comments were not scrolling.  So it looked like no one had anything to say, and as a result I ended the video too soon.  When I realized my mistake, …

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Scrap Dance Mystery 2020 – The Twist!

Twistin', twistin', twistin' the night awaaaaaayyyyyy!!  Our Scrap Dance Twist mystery quilt along for 2020 is now over.  The pattern is now available on My Patterns page. Did you make a Scrap Dance Twist?  Come share it in our Facebook group, Friends of From My Carolina Home!  I love seeing all the varied color choices! …

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News for the New Year

There is a  lot of news to share today, with two big announcements today for the Scrap Dance series, plans for the coming year, and I need your feedback.  First, the wait is over for Minuet to publish!  For this week only, you can order Scrap Dance Minuet directly from me at the introductory price …

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Scrap Dancing Improv Style

There were lots of leftover pieces from Square Dance, my latest mystery quilt along.  I wanted to use them up in something.  I was inspired by my friend Kathy, (who blogs at Kathy's Quilts) who has done some really fun improv quilting. I pulled a few bobbins with thread color leftovers I need to use …

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Square Dance – A Scrap Dance Mystery Quilt Along

The Square Dance Mystery Quilt Along has completed.  We did the steps - Bow to Your Partner, Bow to your Corner, Come Down the Middle, Allemande Left, and maybe even Do-Si-Do over a six month quilt along.  It is amazing how these patterns seem to name themselves, it just becomes so clear as I am …

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Scrap Dance Two-Step Mystery Quilt

  Scrap Dance Mystery Two Step is now over.  The pattern is now available in my 0n My Patterns page.  Thank you for quilting along, and if you are just now finding it, gather your precut leftover charm packs and jelly rolls, fat quarters, end of bolts, and scraps for the next mystery in the …

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