The Reflections pillow is a very fast project that is perfect for using scraps of fabric! This modern quilt pattern includes instructions for an 18-inch pillow and a 30-inch wall hanging.

A Moody Blue Reflections Pillow

It's a dreary mid-December day here in Chicago and I'm feeling all of the mellow, moody blue feelings. Even though this Reflections pillow is actually quite cheerful, I'm choosing to see it through an overcast lens.

Currently I'm sipping peppermint tea and enjoying the small stretch of silence that comes with Desi's afternoon nap.

A step by step photo tutorial on how to make a modern quilted ornament. This free tutorial scales down a Tail Feather quilt block. Beginner friendly!

A Beautifully Modern Quilted Ornament Tutorial

A quilted ornament tutorial only means one thing: holiday sewing season is officially upon us, friends. Making handmade gifts is always so fun and meaningful! One thing that can make it extra great, though, is when the gift is made up entirely of scraps and things you already have on hand! 

These quilted Christmas ornaments are a modified, scaled down Tail Feather block and are SO fun and easy to make.

SQ Thoughts: I have a very complicated relationship with my umbrella. Join me in another Dear Diary entry on why I love to hate this perpetually annoying tool | #funny

SQ Thoughts on Umbrellas

Dear Diary,

I know I have talked to you about a lot of my weird relationships, but there has never been a more complicated one than my relationship with my umbrella.

Let me start with our history together.

It was love at first sight.