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Moda Candy Zig Zag Table Runner

Zig-Zag Table Runner

This was a mini retreat club project based on Missouri Star’s tutorial: I used Moda’s Candy “Hello Fall” by Sandy Gervais. I have several more. If I was so inclined…

Tom and Wendy Resized

Double Wedding Ring Quilt

Happy Anniversary Tom and Wendy. This quilt was a combination of what the two of them wanted. Wendy wanted the double wedding ring and flowers. Tom wanted geometric and ordered.…

Twilter Round Robin

Week in Review, May 17, 2015

This came off the long arm and has been delivered to Darla. It was fun to quilt and I am honored that she asked me to quilt it for her. This…

China Windows 1

Throwback Thursday – China Windows

I have a photographer friend who competed in China in Tai Chi tournaments. She loved taking photos of the doors and windows she saw while there. When I saw this…

May Sew in

May Donation Sew-in

Linda and Ann joined me in last Friday for this month’s sew-in projects.   Ann started on the wheelchair bags. She used the pattern I developed with a minor change.…

Twilter Quilt Close up

Week in Review, May 10, 2015

This came off the long arm and is waiting to be bound: This went on: Finished this table runner: Wrote a pattern and made a sample Wheelchair Tote for our…

Cindy's Dalton t-shirt quilt

Graduation T-shirt Quilt

It’s that time of year when seniors are finishing up their finals and parents are planning graduation parties. And t-shirt quilts. This is for the son of a co-worker, I’ve…

Darla's Quilt for RuthAnn

Mini Sew-in & Darla’s Quilts

Darla from Scientific Quilter came to visit this past week for an afternoon and evening of sewing. While I didn’t get pictures of the two of us sewing or our…

Kite Close up

Let’s Go Fly a Kite

I really do love flying kites. My family teases me because I’ve tried to fly them with little wind. There are several reasons for that. I know that even if it doesn’t…

DSCN4391

Week in Review, May 3, 2015

This came off the long arm: This went on: This is done, details later: Finished quilting this and started on the binding: Spent time with Darla from Scientific Quilter. We work…

Mini Charm Veteran Quilt 2

Another Veteran Moda Mini Quilt

This is the week of veteran quilt finishes. This is the second one I’ve done using the same pattern and fabrics. : Here is the first one, certainly taking the…

April

April Check-in

Plan Wine Placemats Word Art Sampler Tom’s Quilt Hugs and Kisses Flying in the Storm – started/stalled Toddler Shape Quilt Binding tool quilt Selvage Edge Sewing machine Apron Car Trash bag http://www.a-ditchin-time-quilts.blogspot.com/2012/01/tutorial-for-my-car-trash-bags.html…

Ann's quilt quilted 2

Ann’s Veteran Quilt

Ann finished this quilt top a couple of months ago at one of our donation sew-ins.  I finished quilting it this past week and decided to finish with the binding…

Club Block

Week in Review, April 26, 2015

This came off my long arm (way too busy): This went on: Prepared to bind this quilt… Until I found this fabric at my local quilt shop: I finished up…

Mug Rug Swap 2

Mug Rug Swap

I participated in Sandi’s Mug Rug Swap and received this lovely piece of art from Tami: I’m not sure what technique Tami used, but the 3 dimensional look especially with the…

Noah binding

Sewing With Children, When Should I Start?

When they show interest. I don’t know of any parents who when their young child comes to them and asks to help in the kitchen say no. Instead we encourage…