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Flower Garden II
The second version of the my Flower Garden quilt is completed and gifted to another sweet little niece. This quilt is based on the classic quilt block, Drunkard’s Path, and set with sashing and borders of the same size as … Continue reading
Posted in 2016 Completes, Design, fabric, Gifts, Quilting, Uncategorized Tagged baby quilt, drunkard's path, flower garden quilt, Kona, quilt, quilting, scrap, serpentine 10 Comments
Blue, orange, green….
I made Amelia this quilt for her first birthday. It’s called orange, blue, green…. Ha! No, it is really a St. Louis 16 and is a classic patchwork quilt design. It is also an awesome tool for teaching colors, when using solids. … Continue reading
Posted in 2014 completes, Birthday, Design, fabric, Quilting, scraps, Sewing Tagged checkerboard quilt, educational, Kona, patchwork quilt, pattern, quilting, scrap, St. Louis, St. Louis 16 block, traditional, vintage 10 Comments
Two rainy days in a row…
You know what that means?!! Clean bathrooms, fresh sheets on the beds and more time to sew! I got the large portions of yesterday’s Quilt Math project sewn together. Looking through the camera’s lens, I’m not real happy with the center … Continue reading
How ingenious of me :)
You know I love working with scraps and when we got ready to head to the cottage, for the season, and I didn’t have a project to work on, I grabbed my Kona cotton scrap basket and headed out the door. … Continue reading
Posted in Design, fabric, Quilting, scrap, scraps Tagged design, kona cotton, quilt, quilt math, quilting, scrap, solid 9 Comments
Playing with Scraps
I just got this stack of beauties in the mail. So much fun in such a small package! I “finally” got a round to signing up for one of those stash-building fabric subscription services. You’ve seen them, right? You pay a … Continue reading
Posted in Design, fabric, organizing, Quilting, scraps, studio Tagged busting, color your stash, design, fabric, organize, organizing, quilting, scrap, subscription 11 Comments
Flower Garden quilt
I first talked about this quilt just a week ago. The quilt is based on the classic quilt block, Drunkard’s Path, and set with sashing and borders of the same size as the finished blocks. In this case 4″. When I started I was … Continue reading
Posted in 2015 completes, Design, fabric, Quilting Tagged baby quilt, drunkard's path, flower garden quilt, Kona, quilt, quilting, scrap 20 Comments
Kansas Twister Quilt
This quilt has been around a while, too, but is finally finished. It was last spotted here, back in January. Under a year isn’t bad, for me, with so many ideas swirling in my head. I suspect this pattern has been … Continue reading
Posted in 2014 completes, Design, fabric, Finishes, Quilting, Tutorial Tagged 60 degree triangle, aurifil thread, hand quilting, hexagon, kansas twister, pattern, pinwheel, quilt, quilt back, quilting, scrap, Texas Trellis, traditional quilt, triangles, tutorial, vintage quilt, whirligig, Whirling Triangles in a Hexagon 8 Comments
Endless Chain quilt
Endless Chain’s windmill-looking block is based on a vintage pattern featured in newspapers in 1942 and throughout WWII. It was traditionally done as a paper pieced block. I’m not a paper piecer, can’t seem to get the hang of it, so … Continue reading
“Always in My Heart”
For my T-Tapp trainer and dear friend, Michelle. Aptly titled because this is where we carry those who leave this place before what we think of as their time. Quilted with hugs, and filled with love, because sometimes that is the best … Continue reading
Posted in 2014 completes, fabric, Finishes, Gifts, hand quilting, Quilting, Sewing Tagged "Always in My Heart", applique, charm squares, dear friend, hand quilted, hand quilting, heart, HST, kona purple, low volume, quilt, red, scrap 7 Comments
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