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Its my blog about quilting and my journey of life with my wonderful husband and my 3 yr old son...
I'm Off On A New  Journey!!!
2021-01-26 13:42
 I cannot believe that my last post on the blog was way back in February 2020. So much has happened since then. Well, the  entire world has changed between these two dates and so h… Read More
Rock That Exhibition - FREE EBook Download
2020-02-24 22:30
Have you ever participated in an Exhibition or Craft Fair or Craft Show whatever you might call it and been overwhelmed by all the work you need to do to get your stall up and running? Or is… Read More
Understanding Your Why
2020-02-13 22:30
Have you ever wondered why you do what you do? Running a business can be overwhelming. There will be times when you will wish you could take a break or even give it all up. It is in the… Read More
People Who Inspire Me # 2
2020-02-06 22:30
This is the second edition of people who inspire me. To read the first one, you can go here. This one is the QuiltCon edition!!! I met all 5 of them at QuiltCon. They are brilliant and inspi… Read More
Making A Quilt For Someone You Love
2020-01-30 22:30
I have made so many quilts since the day I started quilting. A lot of them have been gifts to people I love. I did not realize it before, but I do know it now that there is a method I follow… Read More
2020-01-28 06:53
Do you know what is my favorite part of making a quilt? The actual quilting process. The process where I take my finished quilt top along with the batting and backing to the sewing mach… Read More
2020-01-24 08:55
It was on my way to the airport for my 2019 QuiltCon trip that I met Shilpa at my uncle's home and a new experience began. Shilpa had tried to reach out to me earlier, but somehow we never c… Read More
Making Cheaper Quilts
2020-01-17 04:45
The Indian market is very different from its international counterparts. I have been selling the quilts I make for a very long time and when I decided to participate in a especially well kno… Read More
Tiny, Precise, Piecing: Tips By Emily Lang
2020-01-13 22:30
Welcome all, here's the first guest post on my blog! Yay!!! Today on my blog, I have invited my BFF, my sister from another mother - Emily Lang. Yes, she is the one my Bernina 330 is na… Read More
My Bullet Journal
2020-01-10 08:03
I have been talking about my goal setting and planning for the new year part in the last two posts. In keeping with the topic, I would like to share something today that I have never shared… Read More
Why 13 Woodhouse Road?
2020-01-08 07:12
Hi!!!The name of my blog is 13 Woodhouse Road.Have you ever wondered why I named it so?Well, I actually happen to stay at this address, though it is the old address and ceased to be used sin… Read More
Work / Business Goals For 2020
2020-01-06 22:30
In my last post I spoke about how I plan my new year and shared my personal goals for the year. In this post I'm going to share the 10 business / work goals that I have set for myself.I have… Read More
Happy New Year!!!
2020-01-02 22:30
The last year flew by a bit too fast. One moment I was working 17-18 hours to finish my Shivarajyabhishek Quilt and the next moment I was planning what to make for dinner on New Year's eve!… Read More
Mom Turns 60 And The Kid Turns ONE!
2019-12-10 06:44
My mom just entered the 60th year of her life. As you read this post, we are all in Satara gearing up to celebrate her Birthday! With friends and family arriving within a few hours, the atmo… Read More
Dream Sewing Space
2019-12-08 07:07
My studio has evolved a lot over the years that I have been quilting. Here’s the story of my studio! When I started quilting, I started in a corner of my then living room. This is… Read More
A Habit I Wish I Did Not Have
2019-12-08 06:40
We all are our own best judges. Everyone has that one habit they wished they did not have. Here’s mine.I am a very open person. I normally do stuff right from my heart. I love to conne… Read More
Brands That I Endorse
2019-12-08 06:38
I represent three popular brands as an ambassador at this moment – BERNINA, AURIFIL and HAVELS SEWING and I have very strong reasons to do that.The first brand… Read More
Why I Get Up At 4 Am?
2019-12-08 06:34
I have mentioned this frequently on my blog, my day starts very early. I get up and out of my bed at 4 am. My family starts waking up around 6.30. So what makes me get up at an hour when eve… Read More
5 Things I Cannot Live Without
2019-12-08 06:31
We all have some stuff that we just need to carry with us all the time. Today, I am going to share the 5 things that I cannot live without.I have chosen to mention 5 things that do not inclu… Read More
5 People Who Inspired Me
2019-12-08 06:30
In our life, we meet many people. All of them touch our lives in some way or the other. But some stay on more and actually make a huge change in your life and there comes a moment that you r… Read More
My Living Room Wall
2019-12-08 06:27
My living room has one huge wall that has always been the focus of the room. Last year I decided to paint my version of “Paris – THE GEORGE POMPIDOU CENTRE” by my favorite… Read More
Changes... Coming Soon...
2017-07-23 03:29
I have been working like crazy for the past few days! This month has been super busy! But I am seeing my months ahead get busier! And good kind of busier!There will be a few changes here at… Read More
AGF Stitched  : Symphony Quilt
2017-07-14 14:28
When Fat Quarter Shop invited me to be a part of the Art Gallery Fabrics Stitched :  Symphony Quilt along, I was overjoyed to say yes! It took my fabric ages to arrive. But I got it in… Read More
Studio Move - Downsizing Is Not Easy!
2017-05-19 17:05
If you have been following me for a while, you must have realized I haven't been posting much on the blog lately. That's the reason I jumped and said yes when Cheryl announced the blog… Read More
Exciting News! Aurifil Comes To India!
2017-03-27 23:47
I have some exciting news to share!Today is Gudhi Padwa! The beginning of the Hindu new year! In India we have another reason to celebrate this wonderful festival!!! Aurifil, the beauti… Read More
Quilting Chronicles... Continued
2016-11-27 01:02
When I told you I will be speaking at QuitCon, I did not know that the topic that I had taken up would consume me with a wanderlust like never before!So this year, as we headed to Goa for ou… Read More
Aurifil Designer: Block Of The Month 201
2016-11-15 17:34
I cant really believe my eyes!! I am actually stacked up against the very people I grew up watching and learning Quilting from...Well! Not actually! 'coz I have been quilting for just over a… Read More
Rock That Exhibition! That Craft Fair...
2016-09-12 03:51
I am running a series of posts on FB on how to be successful at a Craft fair or exhibition, as they are called in India.Here's my post for the Day 1 of Rock that Exhibition. If you have any… Read More
Super Easy Wallet Tutorial!!!
2016-09-07 02:29
I said it, this is a tutorial for a SUPER easy wallet!!! I have used Faux leather to make these. The edges are raw. If you want to use fabric, you will have to finish the edges before you ca… Read More
My New Website!!!
2016-07-14 14:26
I had purchased the domain name in January! And it was on my list of to-do things for quite some time.Last week was horrible! First I was sick in bed for a week.As soon as I felt better, I w… Read More
52 Prompts To Blog Every Week : Week 28
2016-07-13 00:30
This month on the 52 prompts series, we are talking about Notions. Our favorite ones, the ones that we hate, the ones we desire...Today, we are talking about Rulers and Templates!I'm not a p… Read More
What To Expect...
2016-07-12 09:28
I have mustered all the courage I have and sent off emails to a lot of people telling them that I am interested in teaching at their guild/retreat/shop... actually anywhere that people (if a… Read More
52 Prompts To Blog Every Week: Week 27
2016-07-06 00:30
Today in the 52 Prompts series, we are going to talk about our cutting tools!!!My most basic and favorite cutting tool is my Olfa Ergonomic Rotary CutterI dont know what I would have done wi… Read More
52 Prompts To Blog Every Week: Week 26
2016-06-29 00:30
And we're officially halfway there!!! Its week 26!!!Today's topic is Fabric - Material!!!I have used a lot of non-quilting fabric in my quilts. And I'm always amazed to see the results!First… Read More
Cross Connections
2016-06-24 13:41
Sometimes you are walking down a street and turn a corner and suddenly you realize - this wasn't where you want to go!!!You then continue walking and find your way to your destination!!! You… Read More
52 Prompts To Blog Every Week: Week 25
2016-06-22 00:30
Today in the 52 blog prompts, we will be talking about our favorite fabric designers!!!I was introduced to designer fabric in the second year of my quilting through a Fat Quarter Swap on Sew… Read More
52 Prompts To Blog Every Week: Week 24
2016-06-21 12:11
Continuing on the 'fabric express' in the 52 prompts series, we will be talking about the favorite backing today!!!I normally do not do pieced backings. I try to find one single big fabric t… Read More
52 Prompts To Blog Every Week: Week 23
2016-06-21 11:41
In the 52 prompts series, we will be talking about our favorite neutral or solid today.I'm not a normal block and sashing kind of quilter! So 'neutral' from me is not what neutral for a trad… Read More
52 Prompts To Blog Every Week: Week 22
2016-06-21 11:39
In the 52 prompts series we are talking about favorite fabric today.My favorite fabric line for  a long time has been the Echino, designed by Etsuko Furuya of Japan. I have bought sever… Read More
52 Prompts To Blog Every Week: Week 21
2016-05-25 05:13
We're coming to the end of the Travel theme in the 52 prompts series!!!And today, we are going to talk about "Dream Vacation"Whats the first thing that comes to your mind when you say dream… Read More
52 Prompts To Blog Every Week: Week 20
2016-05-18 05:11
Continuing with our travel theme in our 52 prompts series, we will be talking about carrying your quilty stuff with you while travelling today!Download the complete PDF list here.So do you c… Read More
52 Prompts To Blog Every Week: Week 19
2016-05-12 03:44
Its the 52 prompts series, this moth we are talking about taking trips and vacations and today we're going to talk about trip essentials! Here's a link to the complete 52 prompts that y… Read More
52 Prompts To Blog Every Week: Week 18
2016-05-04 04:16
Its May!!! By the end of this month we will be halfway through our 52 prompts. Here's a link to the complete 52 prompts that you can download.Today we are going to talk about our favorite ho… Read More
I'm Speaking At QuiltCon!!!
2016-04-27 15:57
I have some news! And the most exciting news of all!!!I will be speaking at QuiltCon 2017!!!I'm over the moon about my lecture!And I simply love my topic : "Quilting in India : A review of S… Read More
52 Prompts To Blog Every Week: Week 17
2016-04-27 00:30
I am a self taught quilter. There are techniques that I have learnt myself, ones I have learnt from the net, ones learnt from others at quilt meets and Quiltcon, some I have dreamt about and… Read More
Upcoming Workshops At Chennai
2016-04-24 07:11
I'm travelling to Chennai next week to visit Tina's 'The Square Inch'Tina was the first woman to start a Bernina Creative Center in India. And she has one of the most fabulous places that ha… Read More
52 Prompts To Blog Every Week: Week 16
2016-04-20 12:58
Yes yes! 4 months done of the year !Did one third of the year just fly me by...Today we are talking about Photography. You can download the entire list in PDF format here.I just have a very… Read More
52 Prompts To Blog Every Week : Week 15
2016-04-19 12:56
Aha ! my favourite this week, the favourite  FMQ design...And a favourite from my favourite thing would be a difficult choice to make. However, I would like to go with paisleys! Its my… Read More
#viewPOINT : FREE Pattern Download
2016-04-10 04:42
Sometimes quilts are inspired by some very painful memories.Today's finish is one such quilt.But this one is, literally, inspired by a painful (ouch!) memory.My Dad is a firm believer in alt… Read More
52 Prompts To Blog Every Week : Week 14
2016-04-06 07:26
Yay! Its week 14 and we are still going strong!!!Isn't that awesome?Today we are talking about sharing tutorials. You can download the entire list in PDF format here.I am going to share an o… Read More
52 Prompts To Blog Every Week : Week 13
2016-03-30 02:25
Today we are talking about making a quilt for someone you love!!!You can download the full list here and start writing your own blog posts too!!!I have made a lot of quilts for a l… Read More
Precious Metals...
2016-03-23 15:43
I'm so excited to share today's finish!This one took quite some time. The piecing finished in a couple of days, but the quilting felt like it took forever!It was fun to watch the blocks come… Read More
52 Prompts To Blog Every Week : Week 12
2016-03-23 06:12
Its the 52 prompts series again, and today I'm going to tell you about the first quilt i made!You can download the full list here and start writing your own blog posts too!!!I was actually w… Read More
2016-03-16 02:23
I'm back with the 52 prompts series and today we are going to talk about a Quilt Guild or a GroupYou can download the full list here and start writing your own blog posts too!!!I would like… Read More
2016-03-12 01:08
It has been more than an year that I was made one of the two BERNINA Brand Ambassadors for India.Ever since, I have been conducting workshops in Pune, Mumbai, Bangalore & Sangli. Very so… Read More

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