My very dear friend, Jenn, has asked me to make a photo quilt celebrating her parents 50th Wedding Anniversary. No pressure, right? While I always try to do my very best on all the quilts I make, I want this one to be extra special. So, I’ve been doing a[Read more]
I’m in between sewing projects that have to get done right now and it’s nice that things have calmed down. I’ve been looking forward to having some time to clean out some things as I’ve finally reached the point where I’m ready to be ruthless as I go through closets[Read more]
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]
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.