Wings as Eagles

Isaiah 40:31 … but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk…

Virginia’s Batik Quilt

Virginia loves Batik’s as shown here and applique shown here  and usually combines both as shown here. I did a free motion feather swirl quilting pattern. Here is another close-up. Virginia has…

African Safari Quilt, Temperature Check-In and Table Runner Progress- Week in Review

This quilt by Barb went on the long arm this week. I am calling it “African Safari.” I am using  an Urban Elementz pattern, African Samba. The pattern is fitting for the…

March Donation Sew-in

Lana worked on finishing up her fidget quilt. Lana, with Geri and Lori in the background. Geri and Lori are working on a string quilt together. Taking stock of their…

Traci’s Elegant Star

This is a “go big, or go home” post and why only make one when you can make two. Traci loves large quilts, large blocks and when she’s found a…

Christmas Table Runner, Quilting Spring Flowers, Scrap Bag Challenge and Temperature Quilt – Week in Review

I started piecing a table runner for a rotary cutting class I am teaching at my local sewing center in April. This quilt of Marcia’s is on the long arm.…

Peek-a-Boo Blocks

I like to play with fabric and pattern ideas. This one is with fat quarters and yardage. I love it when an idea comes together better than you expected but…

Terri’s Paper Doll Clothes Quilt

Terri get on a roll and doesn’t make just one quilt as seen here, but will make several with some of the same fabrics. I was going to wait until she…

Sourdough Bread, Strawberry Jam, On the Home Stretch, Flannel Backing and Baby Burp Cloths and Washcloths

I spent more time in the kitchen this past weekend (the week was spent doing long hours at work 🙁 ) than in the studio. Homemade sourdough bread… and strawberry…

Linda’s Prayer Quilt

I found out Linda’s favorite colors were yellow and purple. So I went through my scrap and FQ bins and pulled out many possibilities. Linda used to help make quilts…

Guild Round Robin Donation Quilt

One of the guild challenges was a round robin quilt.  You start with fabric in a bag, and it gets passed around to other members, each adding a round with…

This Week, Half Square Triangles and Holly Berries

Work has consumed my days and then some. I did find bits of time to play with HST in preparation for a class I am teaching. This is some of…

In the Studio with Students – February

A lot of progress on many fronts in the studio this month so this will be a photo heavy post. I get the best expressions from Barbara… Nita moved to…

Donation Sew-in February 2018

There were only 3 of us this month. That means I get to sew. The 3 of us were pretty focused. Bonnie is working on another veteran strip quilt. Marcia…

Binding, Design Wall Play, an Eagle Finish, and Long Arm Meandering

After quilting, I bound this guild donation quilt from a round robin exchange. Trying to come up with a simple table runner pattern using FQ for a rotary cutting class…

Hedgerow in Teal

I found this fat quarter bundle by Robert Kaufman several years ago and the large-scale design needed a  larger scale design so the prints wouldn’t get chopped up. I pulled…