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AKA Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend II I started this (Garden) Party back in 2011. Then it got tucked away until I could come up with a better variety of Kaffe Fassett fabrics. It takes a 6″ square to cut each … Continue reading
Posted in Design, fabric, Quilting Tagged 60 degree, diamonds are a girls best friend quilt, fabric, jane austen quilt, kaffe fassett fabrics, Kona, quilt, quilting, WIP 18 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
Playing around, in my studio, last night I came up with this idea. I don’t know why I needed to start something else, but I did. One out the door, means you have to start something else doesn’t it?? Using solid scraps of … Continue reading
Posted in Design, fabric, Quilting, Sewing, WIP Tagged irregular blocks, Memories quilt, memory quilt, solid quilt, solids, t-shirt quilt, tee shirt quilt, valentine quilt, WIP 8 Comments
Sewing Curves Without Pins
I am not very good at staying on task… When it comes to me and creativity you probably already know that. Feeling the need to try something new. Making a terrible mess doing it… But it will be so worth it! All … Continue reading
Posted in Quilting, Sewing, WIP Tagged drunkard's path, quilting, scrap quilt, sewfrench, sewing, sewing curves no pins, WIP 6 Comments
Rain, rain it’s okay to stay….
I have so much to do today…. I have more to do than I can bother taking the time to make a list to get done…. Drizzly rainy days will guarantee I stay in and get “something” done…. Machine quilting … Continue reading
Posted in Bloggers' Quilt Festival, Christmas, fabric, Quilting, Reading, Sewing, swap, WIP Tagged book, charm quilt, granny square quilt, Malka Dubrawsky, sewfrench, The Story of Edward Sawtelle, WIP 13 Comments
The Dog Days of Winter
I’m still reading Barefoot Sisters Southbound by Lucy and Susan Letcher on my Kindle. It’s not that it is a bad book…. It is a longer book, coming in at 480 pages. I’m still only about half way through it. For some … Continue reading
Posted in Books, Fabric Tuesday, Linkys, Quilting, Reading, Review, Watcha reading, WIP Tagged best fiction books, books, embroidery, literature, reading, The Barefoot Sisters Southbound, The Marriage Plot, WIP 1 Comment
A midweek update.
I finished another book, this week, Still Alice by Lisa Genova. This is a very mixed review for me. It is a novel, written by a Harvard professor. A neuroscientist told in the voice of a newly diagnosed, early onset Alzheimer’s … Continue reading
Posted in Books, Charity Quilt, fabric, Fabric Tuesday, hand quilting, Linkys, Quilting, Reading, Sewing, Watcha reading, WIP Tagged barefoot sisters southbound, book, Fabric Tuesday, margaret's hope chest, mental-health, nature, Oakshott, still alice, whatcha reading, WIP 13 Comments
Okay, back to what I actually have been doing, instead of what it would appear if you were just scrolling through my blog….. I’ve never pieced battings before. Lord knows I have enough leftovers, about 24″ wide, not big enough … Continue reading
Posted in Bloggers' Quilt Festival, Crafting, fabric, Fabric Tuesday, hand quilting, Linkys, machine quilting, Quilting, WIP Tagged batting, Bloggers Quilt Festival 2012, BQF, crafting, FMQ, free motion quilting, kaleidascope, kaleidoscope, machine quilting, quilting, sewing, stippling, WIP 11 Comments
Zippity Doo Dah
Don’t you hate how much zippers cost? What I hate even more is not being able to find interesting ones. You know when you buy clothing the zippers can be so interesting and heavy. Cool pull tabs, heavier metal, a … Continue reading
The unnamed Kona wall hanging.
And the Honeycomb quilt size has been determined. 95″w x 101″l. That’s a queen for a 20″ deep mattress, when it tucks under the pillow, not over it. Well, that is what I came up with, anyway. And as huge as it … Continue reading
Posted in Crafting, Design, fabric, Fabric Tuesday, machine quilting, WIP Tagged batting, design, dream, Fabric Tuesday, hand vs machine quilting, hexagon quilt, hexies, Honeycomb quilt, Kona, queen quilt size, quilting, sewing, Tomorrow Morning, unnamed kona wall hanging, wall hanging, WIP 10 Comments