I finally got my mojo on and did some serious sewing this weekend. I was really having a hard time just doing it. I have an assortment of 66 blocks. Planned randomness on the design wall. And now that I look at this photo below, I see some blocks I’d[Read more]
It seems odd for the 4th of July to be in the middle of the week for some reason. You know, like it’s just another day of the week. I’m celebrating early and getting away for the weekend. Yesterday, I started on one of the four quilts I need to[Read more]
Here are the plans for three of the four quilts I need to get done by August. The fabric in a quilt is most important to me, and I love each of these groups of fabrics for different reasons. I love the bold whimsy of these yellow and grey fabrics.[Read more]
Pinwheel quilts have become my go-to pattern. Grab five or six fabrics and you’re good to go. I think there’s just about as much pressing as there is sewing!
I have so much to say about this project and none of it good. What started out bad from the beginning, is just about done. I’ll tell ya the story next week.
There’s a crazy little Quilt Along over at Sew Kind of Wonderful. I say crazy because the creator, Jenny, created this block and the special ruler you need to make it. I don’t even begin to understand how she came up with something so brilliant. I needed to make a tester[Read more]
Welcome to the family, Janome.
The quilt top is finally done. Whew! It took longer to piece than I anticipated. There was a lot of sew, press, trim, sew, press, trim, sew, press…. But, now it’s pinned and ready to be quilted! And then the machine broke.
Everything was going along swimmingly until my sewing machine broke. And it’s the same gear that was just replaced 2 months ago. Why, oh why, do they make those parts out of plastic? Lucky for me, my mom lives nearby. And even though she was working on a project and[Read more]