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Beginner’s Quilt Along Community

Stacey Sansom Designs - Beginner's Monthly Quilt Along - Facebook Group

Come join Stacey Sansom Designs on June 1, 2018 in the brand new Beginner’s Quilt Along Community! What is a Quilt Along? Crafters, especially quilters, love to get together and work in groups. Usually held in small groups, a Quilt Along is a great way to learn new skills, complete projects, and make new friends. Due to the vastness of…

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Another day at Kathy’s Needle and Thread

Stacey Sansom Designs Mood Board Wednesday

This is not exactly a mood board post, but due to the nature of my ability to get to the long-arm studio, I am working away at getting projects finished. It is unfortunate that we are not going to get all 4 quilts completed on this trip to visit the long-arm quilting studio at Kathy’s Needle and Thread. Today we…

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Another quilt on the long-arm

Stacey Sansom Designs In the Design Studio Tuesday

Today we are visiting the long-arm quilting studio at Kathy’s Needle and Thread. I arrived in the Houston area Sunday evening. We will be here for at least today. We are trying to finish quilting 4 quilts. Unfortunately, yesterday we ran into a few problems with the machine. It appears that it needs some minor repairs. Today we have completed…

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Another Quilt Top Completed

Stacey Sansom Designs Make-It Monday

Even the most creative designers have what is commonly referred to as an UFO or unfinished object. They are those projects that you walked away from or put down a long while ago. They are not a problem unless they are messing with your chi. My recommendation is to simply finish them. You will feel such a sense of accomplishment…

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Using a long-arm quilting machine

Stacey Sansom Designs Make-It Monday

This weekend, I was visiting the studio of Kathy’s Needle and Thread in Spring, Texas. Here are some behind the scenes shots of our time in this long-arm quilting studio. This was a two part mission: Get some machine embroidery work done on a lab coat. Quilt as many quilts as I could get done in two days on the…

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February Fabric Poll Results Are In!

Stacey Sansom Designs Poll Results

So the results for the February Fabric Poll are in. For those that do not know what the poll was for, the February Fabric Poll launched was to help me decide which of the fabrics in the Bright Delights fabric collection to purchase first for use in a project during the month of March. See the collection here: http://www.staceysansomdesigns.com/2017/02/introducing-bright-delights-fabric-collection/ The…

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Making Progress – More quilt progress

Stacey Sansom Designs Make-It Monday

The best feeling is when you actually see that you are making progress on a project. I have been busy working on this quilt. The timeline for finishing got moved up. Unfortunately, I am not going to make it. It is 2 less days of sewing before the intended recipient arrives. My goal is to get the quilt top done…

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Quilting Progress – Fast progress made!

Sometimes you have to be inspired. Progress is fast when you are inspired. In spite of not feeling my best yet, after finding the fabrics at Walmart on Monday I was inspired. This lead to an increased motivation to get started on the next project. Why wait? I was at a stand still on the “Special White Quilt Project” anyway,…

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