Friday, August 23, 2013

I was a guest blogger for Shannon fabrics today! Yay!

Happy Friday!!

Those of you who've been following Sisters & Quilters blog or my Quilting It Facebook page, know that my aunt Kristin and I have had the opportunity to collaborate on a project for Shannon fabrics and be published in the fall issue of "Quilt" magazine.  Recently we were contacted by Ellen from Shannon fabrics to be guest bloggers, today was my first here: Shannon fabrics 

We will do another guest post in the coming weeks, and share our helpful hints in using Cuddle.  So you don't miss it please sign up through email or add us to your bloglovin' profile.   

~ leisha

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Follow me on.....

Please follow me on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and Bloglovin'.  Below are pictures that will show you where the buttons are located on this blog. 
On the top right of my blog you will see three buttons, look at the picture below to see them.  (if the pictures are too small, you can enlarge the picture by clicking on it.)  By clicking on the buttons you will be taken directly to my sites.  The first button is for my Facebook fanpage.  This page has been available for a year and a half.  It has over 2000 pictures of quilts I've quilted for clients and some of my own quilts, quilt tips, videos, and more.  The second button is my personal Pinterest, with lots of fun ideas.  The third button is my Instagram.  This is a fast and easy way for me to share projects, quilts I am quilting, and everyday happenings for me.  Come join the fun!   
Below is a picture of the Bloglovin' button.  I'm new to bloglovin' and excited to try it out!  An easy way to check out all your favorite blogs in one place, how amazing is that!!!!
This third picture shows the share buttons.  These allow you to share the blog or posts to your facebook, twitter, and email.  You can print a post using the print button.  When you click the plus button it gives you several options to share on other sites you may pinterest.  Also there is a printer friendly option under the plus button.  A helpful way to share, share, share! 
Thank you!
~ leisha

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Welcome to my "Quilting It" blog!

I've decided this would be a great place to share projects I'm working on, favorite client quilts that I've quilted, videos/tutorials, quilting tips, and more!  To see more client quilts go to my facebook fan page:

Exciting NEWS~!!!
Recently my aunt Kristin Andersen, from, was given the opportunity to design a quilt for Shannon Fabrics new "Lil Buckaroo" cuddle minky.  After they saw her design, they asked her to make a sample so they could publish it in the 2013 fall issue of "Quilt" magazine.  I was excited for the opportunity to quilt something that was going to be published, how cool is that?!  After pictures were taken for the magazine, they asked her if they could take the quilt as a sample to trade shows.  Yay, Kristin!!!  Kits are available exclusively on:
You can go follow them on their facebook page: or on their blog at: 

Kristin's "Giddy Up" quilt

Close up on the echo quilting
Loving the back of this quilt!
All finished!
(click on the pictures to enlarge)
Thank you! 
~ leisha