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Category Archives: Family
Our family’s penchant for making, and appreciating, art comes from many places. There is no doubt these two ladies had an influence in that department. These two sweet ladies are some of the strongest women I have ever known. … Continue reading
Posted in 2016 Completes, Christmas, Family, hand quilting, Quilting, Quilts and their History, Uncategorized Tagged design, handquilting, heriloom, quilting, scrap quilt 12 Comments
The thing about reading blogs…
is there is always something you didn’t know you needed until you see someone else makes it! When I saw what Allison, at Cluck, Cluck Sew, had made, I went digging around until I found a our youngest’s most precious baby … Continue reading
Posted in Crafting, Design, fabric, Family, Finishes, Gifts, Quilting, Sewing Tagged baby doll sleeping bag, baby doll wrap, baby wrap, birthday baby doll, Madame Alexander Huggums doll, sewfrench, valentine gifts 11 Comments
And they all played games…
… at the ladybugs’ picnic! Remember that song? Flashback to when my kids were young and never missed Sesame Street. Those were the good old days when it was still okay to let your children be entertained by the television! The Ladybug … Continue reading
Posted in Bloggers' Quilt Festival, Design, fabric, Family, Quilting, Sewing, Show it off Fridays, TGIFF Tagged baby, bloomers, crossover top, ladybug fabric, ladybugs' picnic, Ric-Rac, Sesame Street, sewing, The Ladybugs' Picnic, youtube 3 Comments
Granny Squares Quilt
When I was in 5th grade one of the things we did at recess was to make granny squares, by crocheting. Rene, who one of my best friends, had a grandmother who was an award-winning crocheter. She taught Rene, who … Continue reading
Seeing the Forest through the trees.
Can you feel the breeze blowing through the trees? This is the second, hand-quilted, tree quilt where I used the idea of creating the feel of the breeze blowing through the trees. Freehand quilting is definitely not as easy as … Continue reading
Posted in 2013 completes, A Sttitch in Time, Can I get a Whoop Whoop, Crazy Mom Friday Finishes, Design, fabric, Fabric Tuesday, Family, Finish it Up Fridays, Finishes, Gifts, Linkys, Quilting, Sewing, Show it off Friday, TGIFF Tagged baby quilt, bright birch trees, crazy mom quilts, Fox Trails, gift, hand quilted, kona cotton, modern, riley blake, scrap, scrappy, what does the fox say 26 Comments
It’s a wrap; or unwrapped, depends on how you look at it…
You remember when I first bought all this Marcia Derse fabric, at the Grand Rapids AQS quilt show? I recently finished putting it together as a quilt. And finally gifted it, to our first-born daughter, Krystal, and her husband, Dustin. … Continue reading
Posted in 2013 completes, A Sttitch in Time, Charity Quilt, Crazy Mom Friday Finishes, Design, fabric, Family, Finish it Up Fridays, Gifts, Linkys, machine quilting, Quilting, Sewing, Show it off Friday, TGIFF, video Tagged Amelia, Blue Underground, gift, Grand Rapids AQS quilt show, Marcia Derse, quilt, Thick and Thin 21 Comments
What’s your latest favorite quilt?
This is again the fabulous time of year, I get so excited, I can hardly stand it. Tied to the computer, inspired and uplifted with so many beauties to start the ideas swirling faster than my brain can handle. It … Continue reading
Posted in 2013 completes, Bloggers' Quilt Festival, Design, fabric, Family, Finishes, hand quilting, Liberty of London charm swap, Linkys, Quilting, Sewing, Tutorial Tagged baby, baby quilt, Bloggers Quilt Festival, charm, charm quilt, diy, fabric, girl, hand quilted, lawn, Liberty of London, michael miller cotton couture, pink, Quilt Festival Week, Quilter’s Dream, quilting, tana, tutorial, vote 15 Comments
Head Over Heels in Love quilt tutorial
When I recently showed off my Head Over Heels quilt you asked for a tutorial and I finally got around to writing something up. This is not so much a tutorial as a how I did it. If you missed … Continue reading
Posted in 2013 completes, fabric, Family, hand quilting, Liberty of London charm swap, Quilting, Sewing, Tutorial Tagged baby, charm quilt, diy, fabric, girl, hand quilted, how to, Liberty of London, pattern, pink, quilt, tutorial 16 Comments
Head Over Heels in Love
That is what I’m calling my newest quilt. Perfectly fitting, not just for the quilt, but for the overwhelming feelings I am having right now. Introducing our newest grand-daughter, born just this week. Kanga Roos now has a legitimate name. … Continue reading
Posted in 2013 completes, A Sttitch in Time, Can I get a Whoop Whoop, Celebrate, Crazy Mom Friday Finishes, Design, fabric, Family, Finish it Up Fridays, Finishes, Gifts, hand quilting, Liberty of London charm swap, Quilting, Sewing, TGIFF Tagged 5", baby, charm quilt, charm squares, charms, fabric swaps, hand quilting, Liberty of London, Liberty of London pheobe, london print, michael miller cotton couture, pink, quilt, squares, tana lawn 40 Comments
Love You Vibes are in the Bag.
Busy, busy, busy around here. We moved up to the cottage for the summer, planted the deck garden and also a couple of little plots at the community garden. Krystal and her husband were able to get up for a … Continue reading
Posted in Cottage, Crafting, fabric, Family, Finishes, Sewing Tagged 2 1/2", bag, candy swap, charm projects, Charm Swap, crafting, deck garden, fabric, gardening, gift, kanga roos, Liberty of London, open wide, pouch, sewing, tripple zip, Up North, zipper 27 Comments