Row by Row, A Purse in Crisis, Weaving a Shawl, and a Prone Creative Space

Put my row by row donation quilt on the long arm: Made little progress on my purse, unless you count the several times I ripped out and redid. Reading the…

Mary’s First Projects

Mary started classes at the end of November with large quilt projects in mind. Since she wanted to make something for one of her daughters by Christmas I suggested a…

Southwood Stitchers – February Sew-in

We had a great group last Friday. Marcia made quick work of her string quilt to finish up the piecing. I love how bright and cheery it is.  Lana was…

Weaving Placemats, Birds in the Air Binding, Pinwheel Blocks, and Quilting Large Leaves

Last week I produced like a crazy woman. This week my back had me flat much of the time so little was done. I finished my woven test placemat, made…

Colson’s Pillowcase

When my daughter’s boys all wanted to sew over Christmas vacation, Colson managed to get 2 projects done. A Cub’s fan like his brother (Camden’s quilt is here), he also…

Marcia’s Little Red Riding Hood Quilt

Marcia is a quilting student with great skill and cute quilts. This is one she finished a while back that I quilted for her.  Isn’t the fabric darling? She chose…

Pinwheels, Trimming, Mesh Bag, Barbados Bag, Birds in the Air Binding, Weaving, Heart Blocks and Quilting Leaves

A busy week. A fun week. A productive week. Trimming my birthday charms. Am I the only one finding satisfaction in the pieces you trim? Pinwheel layout: And another possibility:…

Camden’s Cub’s Quilt

Camden’s Christmas goal was quite ambitious and I suspect it was more of his goal for me to do. He emphatically told me he was now 12 and his other…

Fabric Microwave Bowls, Pillows for Friends and a Pillowcase

I’ve made a few misc. projects over the past month or two that I haven’t posted. A set of fabric microwave bowls for a co-worker. When I asked him what…

Charm Quilt, Scarf, Veteran Quilt, Pillowcase, and Binding, Weekly Check-in 1.30.17

Progress on many fronts… Piecing my guild birthday charms. Finished weaving my first project, and sent it off to a friend. Preparing the warp for a new project: Found the…

Fidget Quilts, Mug Rugs, T-shirt Quilts, Tiny Pieces and Donations – January Students

Lots going on in the studio… Toni’s working on a fidget quilt. She recently finished a quilt and has wasted no time starting another project. Mary started a t-shirt quilt…

Colson’s Pillow Cover

I made a small pillow for Colson when he was a baby, and the cover was minkee fabric which is oh so soft and irresistible. His however had worn out…

Birds in the Air Quilt, Binding, Weaving and… – Weekly Check in 1.22.17

This finally came off the long arm…. Working on binding on #2 veteran quilt…. And started having fun with this new toy tool. A scarf for a friend. Quilt guild…

Southwood Stitcher’s Donation Sew-in January 2017

An ice storm was predicted so Marcia, Bonnie and Savannah were to only ones to join me last Friday night. Marcia finished piecing her string blocks and played with layout…

Sewing with Children – Caiden’s Cape and Sewing Shortcuts

Caiden is 8. Very logical, very methodical, very literal and very forthright with what he says. If you don’t understand that about him, you may take pause at what he…

Fidget Quilt, Row by Row, Veteran’s Quilt, Fabric and Paper Cards – Weekly Check-in 1.15.17

A little bit of this and that. I like it that way. One of my students shared that she read somewhere that it’s a “bad habit” as a quilter to…