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Category Archives: WIP
Ruffle Baby Bloomer Bottoms
Say that quickly, three times 🙂 Sewing for a little one is so much more difficult when they aren’t on hand for fittings. I have a completely new appreciation for the big boxes of clothes that used to arrive on our doorstep, … Continue reading
Posted in Design, fabric, Fabric Tuesday, Linkys, Sewing, WIP, WIP Tagged bloomers, clothing sizes, Grandma Ellis, linen, linen dress, ruffle butt, sewing for baby 4 Comments
A Stack of Books and a new toy
I recently splurged and bought myself a new light box. I was using a 25-year-old Princesses tracing box until the bulb went out and apparently they are not replaceable. Or I’m not as smart as a 5th grader because I … Continue reading
Posted in Books, Design, fabric, Fabric Tuesday, Favorite Things, hand quilting, Quilting, Sewing, WIP Tagged Artograph Light Pad Light Box, books quilt, embroidery, font, Kona, light box, light pad, new toy, quilt, quilting, stack of books, tracing, transfer 24 Comments
How many different stars in a constellation?
That is what I have been working on this week. Counting the stars. I pulled out a dozen, or so, quilting books and after flipping through them all, I picked out a variety, of different stars, and started making them. … Continue reading
Posted in Fabric Tuesday, Linkys, Quilting, Reading, WIP Tagged fabric, pattern, quilt, quilting, star, Steven King 13 Comments
What I’m working on…
as I look out my window… and the forecast isn’t looking any better, any time soon. So I am piecing quilt tops. My plan was to use up a bunch of these really old scraps. This is starting to sound … Continue reading
Posted in Design, fabric, Linkys, Quilting, Sewing, WIP Tagged quilt, quilt tops, scrap, scrappy, time traveler, trip around the world 11 Comments
Watching the series House of Cards while hand stitching a binding. Loving the first season of this series starring Kevin Spacey. It sucked us in from the beginning. And since we no longer subscribe to Netflix, I wonder how delayed … Continue reading
Posted in fabric, Fabric Tuesday, hand quilting, Linkys, Quilting, WIP Tagged binding, hand stitched, House of Cards, Marcia Derse, quilt, quilt binding 10 Comments
Hand Quilters Unite!
This is the second year, in a row, that the American Quilt Society has brought one of their shows to my home town, Grand Rapids, MI. I had quite the treat to meet up with one of my online friends … Continue reading
My trees quilt is coming along slower than molasses. I’ve changing the quilting plan about three times but I am finally happy with the current direction it is going. I just thank goodness it was hand quilting and not machine … Continue reading
Posted in Charity Quilt, Design, Fabric Tuesday, Linkys, Quilting, WIP, WIP Tagged batik, equilateral, fall trees, hand quilting, inner voice, Kona, Oakshott, quilt, slower than molasses, solids, trees, trend setters, trendsetter, triangle 5 Comments
Baa, baa, black sheep, have you any wool?
Listening to The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving written by Jonathan Evison, read by award-winning narrator Jeff Woodman. A thirty something guy is at his rope’s end, running out of money, no career path or employment history, to speak of, decides … Continue reading
Posted in Books, Fabric Tuesday, Quilting, Reading, Sewing, WIP Tagged "fundraiser quilt", batting, books, hand quilting, hobbs heirloom, marking, Oakshott, reading, revised fundamentals of caregiving, trees, wool 7 Comments