Category Archives: Quilts with history

Flower Garden quilt

This week’s theme, over at Celebrate Hand Quilting, is flowers. I thought I’d dig out this oldie, but goodie, to share. It’s been awhile since I’ve shared the story behind some of my older quilts. Flower Garden August 2008 Machine … Continue reading

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Joseph’s Coat of Many Colors Quilt

Quilts and their history ~ An ongoing series. A friend recently asked me about this quilt and I realized I’ve not written about an older quilt in quite some time. I need to get back to it. I made this … Continue reading

Posted in 1995 completes, Design, fabric, Fabric Tuesday, Family, Giveaway, Linkys, Quilting, Quilts and their History, Quilts with history, Sewing | Tagged , , , , , | 8 Comments

Swoon-along

Phooey. When you say Swoon, in the quilting world, anyway, you’ll be overrun with thoughts of all the beautiful swoon-along quilt blocks that everyone is making. They are everywhere and so pretty with all the modern, well planned color schemes. … Continue reading

Posted in 2000 completes, Christmas, Family, Quilt stories, Quilting, Quilts and their History, Quilts with history, Sewing | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Merry Giftmas #2

Many years ago my siblings and myself decided to stop buying gifts for each other. Instead, someone had the bright idea (?) that we, being the creative family we are, should create just one, very special gift, per year.  Sister … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 completes, Christmas, fabric, Family, Quilts and their History, Quilts with history, Traditions | Tagged , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Happy Adoption Day, Cutie Patooties!

When I really started to get into quilting and started having nieces and nephews pop out right and left, I decided I would make them each a baby quilt, when they were born.  Of course, there were already 9 (?) … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 completes, Crafting, fabric, Family, Quilting, Quilts and their History, Quilts with history, Sewing | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Quilts #2, 3 and 4

Okay, I don’t have a picture of #4, never did.  Just imagine it being a smaller version of #2 or #3.  I can’t remember that either…. Sunbonnet Sue and Overall Sam. Krystal was being moved out of her crib and … Continue reading

Posted in 1982 completes, Crafting, fabric, Family, Quilting, Quilts and their History, Quilts with history, Sewing | 12 Comments

Quilts, the early years…

I wonder if I can post most of the quilts I’ve ever made….  And considering I’ve given most of them away…. Not sure, but I will give it my best shot.  Some of you may need to help me out. … Continue reading

Posted in 1980 completes, fabric, Family, Quilting, Quilts and their History, Quilts with history, Sewing | 6 Comments